Hiking Sipi falls, Kapchorwa Uganda, Mount Elgon
The freezing Sipi falls Uganda tumbling down the mountain rocks in the Atlantis-blue form a series of three surging and plunging water falls in the dry creek bed of eastern Uganda in the semi-arid kapchorwa district, as just seen in the north eastern wing of Mbale and Sironko. The waterfalls stream into one infinity pool of bliss swishing over the rocky defined structure of Moutn Elgon National Park hugging the kenya border in the east wing.
The Fronds seen around Sipi with forest-green plants do wave gently in the depths, It is a starting point for most of the Uganda Hiking safaris in this region. Enjoy the whooshing vortex at the bottom of Mount Elgon through the hiking trails on your 1 day Sipi falls or Mountain Elgon Hiking safari. Many prefer using the Budadiri trail that joins the Sasa trail full of rewarding iconic features in the wilderness towards the mountain summit taking you the Sipi trail descending back before the disappearing twilight sun rays into the sipi falls.
Enjoy the magnificent picturesque over the spreading hikes around sipi falls with great views over the eastern surging karamoja plains, the stunning Lake Kyoga with frogs croaking in the boggy swamps, and the rocky slopes of Mount Elgon.
The wilderness is an alluring Uganda’s iconic tourism centre with reverting numerous lodges and the camping sites in the fragrance of eastern plateaus with accessible safari lodges that suit your accommodation for all safari budgets.
Feel the unusual humming sound vibrating in the air over the plains sounding like a swarm of bees, with a cooler climate and blue skies over the home of sipi falls unwinding the memories for a rated Uganda safari. Relax on the other country side feeling the whirruping Sipi waterfall adventures. Observe the iconic activities around siipi, the nature of Sipi being a basin to the standing mountain Elgon offers arresting eastern Uganda activities. The safari opens you to the Sipi’s rolling rock suitable to abseiling safari activities.
Top Activities to do around Sipi falls, Mountain Elgon
- Abseiling Uganda Safaris
- Hiking Mount Elgon, Sipi falls
- Nature Views along the Sipi River
- Culture Encounters and Way of life around Sipi
Abseiling Ugana safari
Have a chance to be part of the bounded local outfit operated and trained by the Italian climbers along the adventurous 100 metres Sipi waterfall, making to the sedimentary climb on the 14 bolted sport routes though it might need you to have trained a little bit. Climbers use this technique over the sipi cliff which is too steep and not easy to descend without any guided information. Many climbers use this technique to protect established anchors from damage.
Hiking Mount Elgon, Sipi falls
The journey bursts through the wall on the eastern rocks along the trails that yields to the local communities as well as visiting the local waterfalls with nature views at a gaggle of geese grazing by the bank rendering beautifully scene with a magnificent picture perfect. You will encounter with the local villages, numerous Vegetation types and many other
Nature Views along the Sipi River
The coiled and splashing river Sipi moves through the Savanah trees, our River Sipi guide takes you through the historical review about Sipi, this was named after ‘sep’, an indigenous plant that prefers river banks like wild bananas, the plant is a source of medicine to the locals and sometimes used by many research institutions to treat measles.
Culture Encounters and Way of life around Sipi
The adjacent mountain Elgon standing silently in the background along the favourable Sipi falls with higher altitudes between 1,600 and 1,900 metres, support the locally grown Bugisu Arabic Coffee which is the greatest source of income to the locals and community projects. Visit the locals, participate in daily activities, prepare roasted G.nuts, cook rice or matooke using the natives local tools and so many more.