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Sipi Falls Explorers


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Sipi Falls Explorers is a local adventure company based at Sipi Falls in Uganda. We offer adventurous activities around Sipi Falls and beyond, such as abseiling, rock climbing, hiking, and several other activities.

Sipi Falls Explorers is represented by passionate and well-experienced tour guides, who are readily available for tour guiding services around Sipi Falls.

The community in Sipi is very welcoming and hospitable to each and every visitor who visits Sipi and the famous Sipi Waterfalls.


Sipi Falls Explorers

was founded in 2018 by Achami Kevin, born and raised near Sipi Falls. Our goal is to offer the best services to our clients and share the beautiful nature and surroundings that Sipi Falls has to offer.

Our activities benefit the local community by generating employment opportunities for tour guides to give back to the community (sustainable tourism) by emphasizing them to produce local products, such as crafts, shoes, hats, and coffee among others.

Through traveling, which is one of my hobbies, I gained experience and more knowledge. Visiting most of Uganda’s tourist attractions helped me to influence the young upcoming tour guides. Currently, we have several tour guides who are passionate, informed, hospitable, and welcoming.

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Sipi Falls Waterfall

Sipi Falls Waterfalls


Sipi Falls consists of three main waterfalls, which are located on the foothills of Mount Elgon in Kapchorwa district, Uganda. The Sipi Falls are approximately 277 kilometers away from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda which is strategically located with good transport network and good accommodation facilities.

Sipi Falls sprawling at the edge of mount Elgon with beautiful views of the hills, plains and valleys. It binds a beautiful scenery of the region, which attracts most of the tourists, at an elevation of 1779 meters above sea level.

The source of the Sipi river originates on Mount Elgon as it flows down the hills while joining up with some small tributaries making it to increase the water level which makes the sipi river to a permanent river throughout the year. The water levels increase drastically during rainy season. On its way down to the valley, the sipi river drops in three major drops creating beautiful waterfalls ranging from 65 to 100 meters, and finally poring its water into Lake Kyoga.

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Enjoy the scenery at the Sipi Falls View Point
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Our top 4 activities in Sipi

Sipi Falls Hike

Abseiling Sipi Falls

Sipi Coffee Tour

Enjoying Sunset

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How to get to Sipi Falls

Sipi Falls

Sipi Falls is among the famous destinations in Uganda, It is located in the eastern region, Kapchorwa district along the foothills of Mount Elgon.

Getting to Sipi Falls is mainly done by road transportation from any major town or city in Uganda like Kampala, Jinja, Mbale, and many other towns.

These range from from public transportation to private drivers and self-drive drives and all these have their own advantages.

Kampala to Sipi Falls

Kampala to Sipi Falls is about 277km and it takes about 5 to 6 hours driving depending on the traffic on the highways and other transportation options like private cars, busses, and small cars.
Public transportation is the cheapest and most affordable transportation means in Uganda. But sometimes it’s more time-consuming in loading and offloading cargo and passengers.
In Kampala, we have two companies at Nakawa Petrol Station “Timekeeper and Mikween” which transports people from Kampala to Kapchorwa and back to Kampala at a fee of 35,000 UGX (10$).

Jinja to Sipi Falls

Jinja is one of the tourist destinations in Uganda with many different adventure activities like water sliding, bungee jumping, quad biking, kayaking, tubing in the Nile, water rafting, and visiting the famous source of the Nile.
It is one of the places where most tourists stop for either a day experience or for a night before continuing to the beautiful Sipi Falls, which is approximately 195kms and takes about 3-4 hours depending on the transportation.
Public transportation from jinja is either by small car or bus. It’s usually easier to get a bus from jinja to mbale which is 3 hours drive from jinja with a fee of 15,000 UGX (5$) per person.

Malaba to Sipi Falls

Malaba is a border between Kenya and Uganda and it’s about a 3-hour drive to Sipi Falls depending on the transportation.
Public transportation is about 20,000 UGX (6$) per person from Malaba to Mbale and a 1-hour drive from Mbale to Sipi Falls which is 54 km. It costs about 10,000 UGX (3$) per person- 15000 UGX (5$) per person.

Mbale to Sipi Falls

Mbale is among the cities in Uganda where many tourists visit to see the famous Wanale waterfalls and city tours.
Mbale has many accommodation options starting from low-budget, mid-luxury, and luxury hotels.
Mbale also has a cool climate which favors most people staying in the area comprised of the Bagisu tribe.
Mbale gives a beautiful view of Mount Elgon and the entire landscape of Mount Elgon
Public transportation ranges from 10,000UGX- 15,000UGX (5$) per person.
While traveling from Mbale to Sipi Falls you will witness the beautiful view of the mountains, waterfalls, and plantations like banana and coffee plantations.

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