3 Days Source of The Nile and Sipi Falls
3 DAYS SOURCE OF THE NILE & SIPI FALLS
The Nile is the world’s longest river that is shared by Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia with Uganda having the source of the Nile. The idea of the longest river in the world has been disputed between the Amazon river and the Nile. The boat to the source of Nile, is historic one with a lot marine life to look out for. The 6,650km river start here in Jinja.
Sipi falls are found in the Eastern region of Uganda at the edge of Mt Elgon slopes. The falls are made up of three main falls that gather their waters from the highlands of Mt Elgon. This place is known for its stunning views, the flesh organic coffee and its culture of the Sebei and Tetso people.
Day One – Pick up and transfer to Jinja (options, White Water rafting, Source of Nile Boat Cruise).
This is a fully day excursion and we will start our journey as early as 7:00am to try to beat the traffic jam of Kampala Jinja road. Depending on the activity of the day, there are several routes we your will take to avoid the traffic jam of Kampala. For this full day excursion, we have several option and these include;
Full day White Water rafting/Half day White water rafting
For those who love extreme adventure activities, conquering the should be part of your to do list while visiting the pearl of Africa. This life changing experience starts with an early breakfast and briefing about the does and don’ts while on the Nile. After breakfast and briefing, there are disclaimer papers to sign and you head to the Nile. You will be on the Nile for about 6 hours and lunch will be served on the course of Nile. You will have several guides as you maneuver through the rapids and of the Nile. As you conquer the Nile, there are several encounters with the wildlife on the Nile including birds and local communities farming on the banks of the Nile. We will share the photos of the whole experience after the day on the Nile. Half day will start from Itanda falls and takes about 3 hours
Dinner and Accommodation in Jinja town
Day Two – Drive to Kapchorwa Sipi Fall.
After breakfast, we drive to the Eastern region of Uganda where we will be staying at the edge of mt Elgon national park. This area in particular is famous for its scenic beauty and photographic moments as one visit any of the three main falls. Sipi falls are made up of the three main falls that get theirs waters from the Sipi River, which has its source from Mt Elgon ranges and makes its way down to the hills of Kapchorwa. This area is inhabited by the Sebei people and their cultural heritage and history is as stunning as the watching waters drops on these falls. Your local site guide will explain more as you hike your way to the falls. Dinner and accommodation in Sipi falls
Day Three – Drive back to Kampala or Entebbe.
After breakfast, we will hike any of the falls that we did not hike or visit any of the local communities before driving back to Kampala. The option is abseiling Sipi falls which will come at an additional cost in case you’re Interested in adventure. Later drive back to Kampala with lunch en route Mbale or Jinja town and drop off at an greed destination or point of pick up on day one.
Included on this costs
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Entrance fees and tax involved
- Safari customized vehicle with an English speaking guide
- Drinking water
- Activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Optional activities
- Tips and gratuity
- International tickets
- Visa entry fees
- Anything not mentioned in this itinerary
- Sipi Falls – Kapchorwa