Sipi Falls Lodges : Sipi falls is located in the Eastern region of Uganda in Kapchorwa district in Mbale. These falls are made up of three water falls however the unique part about them is that each waters of these falls flow at a different level in heights and they attract large number of tourists traveling from all over the world and come to Uganda to tour around the Sipi falls which has led to the development of the tourism industry of the country. Sipi falls is a good destination for one to visit while on their safari because it has a good calm environment that relaxes you off the noise within the cities and towns, it also has a good climate because it is situated in a good steep area.
The word Sipi falls was originated from the local word “Sep” which is known to be an indigenous plant which is considered to be a local herb that treats several diseases like; Malaria and Measles and this plant is commonly spotted around the Sipi River. More so visiting around the Sipi falls provides individuals with great opportunities to engage in different interesting activities such as; bird watching due the fact that Mount Elgon national park is a home to over 275 bird species such as; the black yellowed apalis, black shouldered kite, Jacksons francolin among others, cultural encounters where tourists get chances to interact with the Sabinyu people and the Bagisu people and get to learn about them, they can also visit the sipi river, hiking to the Sipi falls, guided nature walks, mountain biking, rock climbing and abseiling and many others. In addition, the best time tourists to visit the sipi falls is during the dry season between months of; June to September and from December to February when there are fewer rains that may lead to any distructions of your daily programme of your Uganda budget safari.
Lodging Facilities offered at Sipi Falls.
There are many lodging facilities that are always available at sipi falls where tourists who can have their stay however, these accommodation facilities are ranged and put in different classes such as; budget, mid-range and luxury hence helping their guests to choose where to stay according to their preferences or where it matches with their budget. Therefore, these lodging facilities include;
Sipi River Lodge.
The Sipi River lodge is ranged as a luxury safari lodge, which located within the out skirts of the Sipi trading center along Kapchorwa road. This safari lodge is made up of a wide range of cottages such as; Aniet and Kapsurur cottages, which are comfortable and well constructed with natural materials that blend with the environment in the surrounding. More so, the rooms at this Sipi river lodge are elegant and spacious which contain an en-suite bathroom that has both cold and warm showers, twin beds, flushing toilets, free toiletries, towels, and a private veranda where guests sit and chill as they enjoy the beautiful melodies of the birds singing and capture beautiful views of the river among others. This lodge offers its guests with facilities like a good restaurant, a well-stocked bar, gift shop and other services like; free parking, a 24-hour room service, a 24-hour tight security, laundry and ironing services, free breakfast that is usually served within the rooms and many others.
Lacam safari lodge
Lacam safari lodge is ranged as a mid-range accommodation facility, which is located a few kilometers from Mount Elgon national park, and it takes tourists driving from Kampala about 5 hours to access the lodge. The name Lacam is a sabinu word, which means a “Cliff”. Visitors staying at this lodge are always blessed with classic views of the sipi waterfalls, which are known to be one of the Uganda’s most beautiful, and gorgeous falls and they also get chances of engaging in interesting activities like; climbing mount Elgon and hiking to the Sipi falls. More so, the rooms at this lodge are constructed and designed with natural materials for example the local timber and the grass thatched roofs and they are self-contained with; en- suite bathrooms that have both cold and warm showers, 2 double beds, and large verandas where guests normally sit and relax off stress of a long, hot day.
More so, apart from the mentioned above, there are many more safari lodges at sipi falls where tourists can have their stay and these include; the Crowns nest camp site, Sunrise homestay, Sipi falls lodge, Rafikki safari lodge and sipi valet resort and many others.
Therefore, contact our trusted tour operators in case of any more information about the lodges at Sipi falls and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris and Explore tours Rwanda who offer the best Uganda tour packages while on your safari in Uganda.