Hiking at sipi falls.
Hiking at sipi falls– Hiking is a very good option for tourists who go to Sipi falls. You can pick from numerous popular waterfall walk. However the cool breeze of the Sipi falls will offer a lot of comfort. You are provided walking sticks to provide support on this hike. It takes you about 3 hours to hike all the three Sipi falls. why come all the way and just hike one? For a full-blown experience, allocate three hours on your itinerary to see them all. The paths to the falls are approximately 7 to 8 kilometers with each hike a different adventure and new discoveries. A professional tour guide that knows the ins and outs of the place as well as the best spots with the best panoramic view of the valley guides you.
There are a number of starting points, depending on which waterfall you intend to start with or hike to. If time is not your concern and you are confident of completing the entire hike, it is best to start from the top, and save the best & most challenging for last, and that is the main waterfall. Alternatively you can hike to the first two falls before breaking off for lunch or a break at one of the lodges and later proceed to the main falls to spend the rest of the day & probably do so some swimming in the cold plunge pool. If you have limited time, it is best you start off with the main waterfall and see if you can continue up to the other two.
The hiking trail is not properly demarcated and at some places combines with the village footpaths, increasing the possibility of getting lost. It is therefore a must to take along a local guide(s), many of whom are natives of Sipi and know the trail very well. Porters are available too if you feel the need for one, more so during the rainy season. You will find these (porters & guides) eagerly waiting for any arriving visitor to Sipi. Don’t miss out this amazing experience during Uganda safaris.