Sipi Falls is a series of three waterfalls in Eastern Uganda .it is a 3-4 hours drive from kampala to mbale , sironko to kapchorwa . The waterfalls lie on the edge of Mount Elgon National Park near the Kenyan border. The Sipi Falls area is the starting point for many hikes up Mt. Elgon While at the Sipi falls; you are able to view gorgeous sites of the slopes of Mount Elgon, Lake Kyoga and the Plains of Karamoja.
What to do around sipi falls.
The Mt Elgon region is without a doubt one of the greatest places for trekking in East Africa and Sipi Falls is the ideal location to use as a base. Short hikes in and around the local area can be arranged to see a series of waterfalls, breathtaking landscape and abundant birdlife.
The potential for mountain biking here is huge![Grip Safaris] I’ve been heading out with friends into the hills and valleys around Sipi falls and what we’ve found so far is incredible.
Climbing on nearby crags can be arranged; as can abseil descents of the main Sipi Falls. There are a variety of climbs to suit all standards, made up from 10 sport climbing routes bolted into the cliff face adjacent to Sipi Falls.
Close to home, Mount Elgon National Park is home to 296 species of birds, including several species unique to the Mount Elgon area. The area is the perfect place to explore and spot birds as they keep a keen eye on the surrounding fruit bushes.
You can do a coffee tour which is a basic hike for two hours around the coffee plantations, know how its planted, havested, and making your own coffee from scratch at one of the local houses. You can also buy coffee directly from the farmers (grounded or bean).