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Brief information about the tour

The Pian Upe and Sipi Falls safari takes you to the tranquil wilderness of north-eastern Uganda to visit Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve and the green hills of eastern Uganda to hike the stunning Sipi Falls.

Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve is located in northern Uganda and spans 2275 square kilometres (227500 hectares/878 square miles), making it the country’s second-largest protected area after Murchison Falls National Park, which spans 384000 hectares. This enormous animal reserve is part of the Larger Mount Elgon Conservation Area and is home to a diverse range of remarkable wildlife and bird species that may be seen in the National Parks, including cheetahs, jackals, ostriches, roan antelopes, leopards, greater kudus, and many more. Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve provides spectacular wildlife-watching opportunities, birding opportunities, and traditional entertainment from local Karamajong settlements.

The Sipi Falls are three magnificent waterfalls located on the foothills of Mount Elgon in the Kapchorwa area (in eastern Uganda). The biggest and highest of the three waterfalls, at 100 metres in height, is larger than the other two, which measure 75 and 85 metres.

Day-by-Day Tour Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve.
  • Day 2: Hike the Sipi falls and return to Kampala.

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve.

After breakfast, meet our driver/guide at 6:00 a.m. for a journey east through Mukono, the beautiful and cool Mabira Forest, Jinja Town (Uganda’s adventure capital), Iganga, Mbale, and finally to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, where you will arrive between 10 and 11 a.m. When you arrive, you will go on a wildlife drive where you will most likely encounter zebras, buffaloes, larger kudus, and Roan antelopes.

Lunch will be served at the Uganda Wildlife Authority Bandas, followed by another wildlife drive before departing the Wildlife Reserve at 4:00 p.m. for Sipi Falls, where you will spend the night and eat dinner.

2 Days Pian UpeDay 2: Hike the Sipi Falls and return to Kampala.

Wake up to the taste of pure Arabica coffee produced in the hills of Kapchorwa before embarking on a community walk that includes a coffee tour to observe how Uganda’s major cash crop is planted, picked, and processed into the wonderful coffee you enjoy. Later, trek around Sipi Falls before returning to the Lodge for lunch.2 Days Pian Upe

After lunch, check out of the Safari Lodge and begin your drive back to Kampala.

End Of Tour

Includes

  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • A tour guide
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Gorilla permit
  • Drinking water

Excludes

  • Tips
  • Insurance
  •  Visas
  • International flights
  • Beverages
  • Laundry services

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