Where to stay in Sipi

accommodations in Sipi

There are many activities to experience in Sipi and we welcome you to visit this beautiful region. For your comfort, there are several accommodations in Sipi available and we are here to help you to choose the right accommodation in Sipi for your stay.

You are welcome to stay for as long as you visit the Sipi region.

We know the accommodations very well and we can recommend the best option for you according to your preference and budget, from luxurious lodges to camping grounds.

We recommend accommodation in Sipi based on where you can get the best value for your money.

Check out the video below for an overview

Rafiki Lodge Sipi

Rafiki Lodge Sipi is a midrange-luxury lodge, consisting of Family Cottages, Honeymoon Suites, Bandas, and Basic Rooms accommodations.

Each accommodation is individually designed with a thoughtful perspective view of Sipi Falls and the Valley.

At Rafiki Lodge Sipi you will experience intimate fireside dining.

The Lodge offers a comfortable reading lounge, an airy veranda, and a bar stocked with beers, wines, and a fine selection of other alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.

Price range:

The basic room starts at $25,- B&B

Self contained cottage:
1 Person: $75,- B&B
2 Persons: $100,- B&B

Tripple Room: $150,- B&B

Rafiki Lodge Sipi Accommodation in Sipi, Mount Elgon

Sipi Heritage

former Sipi River Lodge

sipi heritage lodge

Sipi Heritage, formerly known as Sipi River Lodge is a luxury lodge, found in Sipi falls region.

A nice view of nearby waterfalls with safe and comfortable rooms.

There are also en suite rooms such as those that have elegant designs, offering better views of the waterfalls.

There are various facilities provided by this lodge like a stylish bar, a nice veranda, a reading lounge, and a dining room.

Price range:

Riverside cottage:
1 Person: $80,- HB
2 Persons each: $64,- HB

Waterfall cottage:
1 Person: $165,- HB
2 Persons each: $120,- HB

Sipi Heritage, formerly known as Sipi River Lodge is a luxury lodge, found in Sipi falls region.

A nice view of nearby waterfalls with safe and comfortable rooms.

There are also en suite rooms such as those that have elegant designs, offering better views of the waterfalls.

There are various facilities provided by this lodge like a stylish bar, a nice veranda, a reading lounge, and a dining room.

Price range:

Riverside cottage:
1 Person: $80,- HB
2 Persons each: $64,- HB

Waterfall cottage:
1 Person: $165,- HB
2 Persons each: $120,- HB

sipi heritage lodge

Sipi Falls Lodge

This is a moderate/midrange resort located on the cliff close to the waterfall.

Sipi Falls Lodge has several comfortable thatched cottages which are equipped with private facilities.

A very good restaurant provides local and international cuisine. It offers a nice area where you can enjoy your meals and drinks.

Sipi Falls Lodge is a great place to stay on your tour to sipi falls. The rooms are classified as double, single, twin, triple, family occupancy, providing a nice view of the green vegetation and the romantic and beautiful waterfalls.

Price range:

Cottage:
1 Person: $60,- B&B
2 Persons: $80,- B&B

others upon request

Sipi Falls Lodge - mid range accommodation in Sipi with a great view of the sipi falls and the sipi valley

Mise Cave Lodge

Mise Cave Lodge

Mise Cave Lodge is a small-scale resort, that offers up to 9 double rooms. The rooms are positioned to have a great view and at the same time provide privacy. All rooms are self-contained with hot showers. The beds are equipped with high-density matrasses.

The Lodge is located next to the famous Cave, Mise Cave as well as next to a waterfall. The Cave played a major role in ancient times and even up to today, the cave is used for different purposes. Of course, the cave is one of the tourist attractions, but as well as traditional coffee ceremonies are taking place at certain times in this cave.

The restaurant offers different food, from local to international.

Price range:

1 Person: from $69,- B&B to $89,- FB
2 Persons: from $75,- B&B to $115,- FB

Mise Cave Lodge is a small-scale resort, that offers up to 9 double rooms. The rooms are positioned to have a great view and at the same time provide privacy. All rooms are self-contained with hot showers. The beds are equipped with high-density matrasses.

The Lodge is located next to the famous Cave, Mise Cave as well as next to a waterfall. The Cave played a major role in ancient times and even up to today, the cave is used for different purposes. Of course, the cave is one of the tourist attractions, but as well as traditional coffee ceremonies are taking place at certain times in this cave.

The restaurant offers different food, from local to international.

Price range:

1 Person: from $69,- B&B to $89,- FB
2 Persons: from $75,- B&B to $115,- FB

Mise Cave Lodge

Sipi Valley Resort

In need of a luxurious experience while on your Sipi adventure? Head to Sipi Valley Resort. The resort has modern, well-furnished rooms that will give you all the comfort you need while in Sipi. Enjoy a scenic view of Sipi falls, valleys, and the rugged, rolling landscape while at Sipi Valley Resort.

Sipi Valley Resort has a cool and peaceful ambience best for relaxation. It also has a large compound suitable for camping, outdoor games and functions. If you’re interested in hosting a get together or party for a large group of people while in Sipi, choose Sipi Valley Resort.

Half board and full board meals are both catered to at Sipi Valley Resort. The restaurant and bar are well stocked and the light brown themed interior has a calming effect.

Sipi Valley Resort has single occupancy and double occupancy rooms. The rooms are self-contained, clean and offer a taste of elegance.

Price range:

1 Person: $62,- B&B – $100,- FB
2 Persons: $70,- B&B – $120,- FB

 

Sipi Valley Resort

Lacam Lodge

Lacam Lodge is a luxury accommodation in Sipi with an amazing view of the Sipi falls and the sipi valley

Lacam Lodge is a midrange lodge. Located on the cliff with a great view of the Sipi Falls, it is an impressive lodge to stay in.

Wooden Bandas made of timber and grass thatched, where some of the rooms are self-contained with bathrooms and toilets en suite. The lodge also offers non-self-contained Bandas for a lower rate than the self-contained rooms.

The lodge also offers space for camping where clients can pitch their tents.

Price range:

Cottage:
1 Person: $100,- B&B
2 Persons: $120,- B&B

 

Lacam Lodge is a midrange lodge. Located on the cliff with a great view of the Sipi Falls, it is an impressive lodge to stay in.

Wooden Bandas made of timber and grass thatched, where some of the rooms are self-contained with bathrooms and toilets en suite. The lodge also offers non-self-contained Bandas for a lower rate than the self-contained rooms.

The lodge also offers space for camping where clients can pitch their tents.

Price range:

Cottage:
1 Person: $100,- B&B
2 Persons: $120,- B&B

 

Lacam Lodge is a luxury accommodation in Sipi with an amazing view of the Sipi falls and the sipi valley

Sipi Guest House

Stay in modern rooms with panoramic views of Elgon terrain, Karamoja plains, and Sipi falls at Sipi Guest House, located on a cliff. It has cozy modern rooms that’ll make your stay in Sipi more enjoyable. The spacious rooms are self-contained and have water heaters to give you warm water. Since Sipi can get quite cold sometimes, this is a great thing. 

Sipi Guest House also offers secure camping space and tents for rent. There is a top-notch restaurant and a fully stocked bar at Sipi Guest House. Room service, laundry, parking space, front desk, and tour guides are also available at the guest house. It’s also easily accessible and very safe.

Sipi Guest House has double, triple and quadruple occupancy rooms. The rooms are clean and comfortable, equipped with necessary bedding and toiletry. The double and triple room packages include breakfast, but the quadruple room package does not.

Price range:

Double occupancy rooms: 102,000 UGX
Tripple occupancy room: 152,000 UGX
Quadruple room: 180,000 UGX

 

sipi guest house

Noah’s Ark Hotel

Noahs Ark in Sipi is considered as low budget accommodation in Sipi, providing basic services, offering a nice view of the sipi valley

Located on the slopes of mountain Elgon. Noahs Ark Hotel offers different rooms for midrange and budget travelers.

‘Noah’s Ark Sipi Falls Resort’ offers space for tents to accommodate budget travelers as well.

Price range:

Single room $29,- / UGX 100.000
Double room $43,-  UGX 150.000

 

Located on the slopes of mountain Elgon. Noahs Ark Hotel offers different rooms for midrange and budget travelers.

‘Noah’s Ark Sipi Falls Resort’ offers space for tents to accommodate budget travelers as well.

Price range:

Single room $29,- / UGX 100.000
Double room $43,-  UGX 150.000

 

Noahs Ark in Sipi is considered as low budget accommodation in Sipi, providing basic services, offering a nice view of the sipi valley

Crows Nest rest camp

The Crow’s Nest is a charming place on the hillside that offers magnificent views of all three Sipi waterfalls. With dorms, bandas, and camping areas for accommodation, it works well for all kinds of travelers, including those on a tight budget. 

The Crow’s Nest opted for eco-friendly products to build some of its facilities, with the purpose of retaining the beauty of nature. It offers an incredible view of the rugged hills around Sipi, valleys, the plains of Karamoja, and the Sipi Falls. You can see all these things from the comfort of your choice of lodging.

There is a bar and restaurant where you can get food and drinks of your choice. Relax in the lounge/relaxation area or head up to the viewpoint to observe the beauty of the Elgon region. Enjoy healthy meals made of fresh produce. The kitchen staff at The Crow’s Nest will prepare meals according to your dietary specifications. There’s breakfast, lunch, and a dinner buffet. They can also pack meals for travelers going for a hike.

The Crow’s Nest has five self-contained cabins, two self-contained bandas, and dorms for travelers in groups. The bandas are self-contained and made from sustainable materials. It offers privacy and you can view the waterfall in the comfort of your room.

There are two buildings with four dorms each. These dorms are high on the hillside and you can see all the three waterfalls from them. Enjoy the stunning views of the water and the landscape. You’ll also hear a lot of birds, especially in the morning when you wake up.

This idyllic place has a large camping ground. It’s safe, clean and beautiful. From your tent, you can view the waterfall and the beautiful topography around it. Bring your tent or rent one from the campsite.

The Crow’s Nest is very accessible since it’s close to the main road. There’s a small town nearby where you can buy necessities. Above all, it’s close to Sipi Falls and other major attractions in the area.

Price range:

Dometry:

Single room: $9,- / UGX 30.000
Double room: $17,- / UGX 60.000

Camping ground:

per Person $6,-/ UGX 20.000
with own tent

Self-contained Cabins and Bandas are available as well

Crows Nest Sipi is a low budget accommodation mainly for backpackers, offering an amazing view of the sipi falls and the sipi valley

Moses Camp Site

Mosses Campsite is located on top of a cliff near Sipi rock, the most popular rock climbing spot in Sipi. It’s a serene spot that offers captivating views of the valleys, lush greenery, rocks, and cliffs of Sipi. To top it all, the main Sipi falls is close by and you can see it clearly.

If you’re looking for a quiet place with amazing views but still affordable, Moses Camp is a good option. They offer mainly Uganda meals. There is a restaurant and a bar to provide refreshments.

Moses Campsite has huts and bandas for accommodation. It also has shaded and manicured lawns for camping. If you do not have a tent, you can hire one at the campsite.

Moses Campsite is close to the road and easy to reach. The rock climbing spot is just below the camp and the three Sipi falls are close to it, making it a great place to camp during your Sipi adventure.

Home of friends

Home of Friends is located in Kapchorwa and is considered as mid range accommodation

Located in Kapchorwa on Mount Elgon, Home of Friends offers different accommodations from single room to family cottage.

Home of Friends is a moderate/midrange guest house.

The accommodation offers several sports, like Mountain biking, running and volleyball.

Services are available from B&B to Full Board

At times one has a chance to meet the runners champions.

Price range:

Standard room starting from:

Single room: $40,- B&B
Double room: $45,- B&B

Deluxe room starting from:

Single room: $50,- B&B
Double room: $55,-B&B

 

Located in Kapchorwa on Mount Elgon, Home of Friends offers different accommodations from single room to family cottage.

Home of Friends is a moderate/midrange guest house.

The accommodation offers several sports, like Mountain biking, running and volleyball.

Services are available from B&B to Full Board

At times one has a chance to meet the runners champions.

Price range:

Standard room starting from:

Single room: $40,- B&B
Double room: $45,- B&B

Deluxe room starting from:

Single room: $50,- B&B
Double room: $55,-B&B

 

Home of Friends is located in Kapchorwa and is considered as mid range accommodation

LARRY’S HOMESTAY SIPI

A Cozy Private Accommodation In Sipi.

Larry’s Homestay is a private accommodation near the Sipi Falls with a large view of Sipi village with an incredible sunset view just at the compound located in Sipi along the Sipi Mbale Road between Mise Cave Lodge and Lacam Lodge.

Larry’s Homestay in Sipi offers a unique and intimate experience for visitors coming to explore the hidden wonders of Sipi Falls, located in the eastern region of Uganda at the edge of Mount Elgon the largest and the world’s mountain caldera on our entire planet.

There are several guest houses and lodges around Sipi Falls that offer private accommodations. Those options vary wildly from cozy cottages to luxurious lodging, Sipi Falls hotels and campsites are often located amidst the lush greenery and provide panoramic views of the entire Sipi waterfalls and the surrounding slopes of Mount Elgon the hidden gems of the eastern region of Uganda.

Staying in private accommodation in Sipi Falls helps you to be near nature and experience the tranquility of the area and the local community. You can wake up to the sound of rushing birds and enjoy the breathtaking views of Mount Elgon slopes right from your doorstep and amazing sunrises.

All private accommodations in and around Sipi Falls offer guided tours like Sipi Falls hiking, Sipi Falls coffee tour experience, trekking and cultural experiences, enabling you to entangle the natural beauty and the local culture of the area. You can embark on hikes to the different waterfalls, tour coffee plantations, interact with local communities, and even learn about the traditional methods of coffee production with the help of Sipi Falls Tours a local best tour operator at the edge of Mount Elgon for all your hiking tours in sipi and other destinations around Uganda.

For private accommodations, it’s always recommended to book in advance for fewer disappointments, mostly during high seasons like July, August, Easter season and Christmas period too, to ensure availability. Put in mind that the amenities and facilities provided may differ among different accommodations in Sipi, so it’s crucial to research and choose one that fits your budget and preferences. Larry’s private homestay is surrounded by a camaraderie community in Sipi Falls Kapchorwa the land of the running champions.

Not forgetting, Larry’s homestay in Sipi Falls has 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 bedrooms with bathroom en suite, and the 2 other bedrooms share one bathroom. kitchen is big enough and offers everything you need to prepare your meals if you wish to. The house is not very far from other eating places like Mise Cave restaurant and the Endiro restaurant all serving good food if you don’t want to cook and looking for something tasty that can elevate your appetite. The house has solar energy wiring good lighting at night with a huge amount of compound, and a spacious parking ground with a fence.

In general, selecting a private accommodation in Sipi Falls will give you an intimate and memorable experience, ensuring you immerse yourself in the natural beauty and cultural richness of this attractive landmark in Uganda

Larrys Homestay
Bedroom Larrys Homestay
Larrys Homestay Living room

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All You need to know about Sipi Falls accommodations in Eastern Uganda, Mount Elgon, especially Sipi Falls, and where to stay in Sipi Falls.

 

Allow Sipi Falls Tours to book and recommend for you, your best choice of accommodation, are you looking for luxury accommodation in Sipi Falls, mid-range, or budget accommodation to stay in during your next visit to Sipi Falls?

Most of the Sipi Falls hotels, lodges, and campsites are located on the Sipi cliff with a view of the Sipi Falls and the valley below!

Making it more relaxing and a good meditating spot to stay for some nights while touring the hidden gem, powerful and the most always said romantic Falls in East Uganda which is evidenced by its wonderful look!

 

Each accommodation in Sipi has something unique and choosing the right accommodation gives you a beautiful and scenic view of the surrounding hills and mountains, lakes, and even the Karamoja plains. Sipi home states, all three Sipi waterfalls of the entire surrounding!

The climate around where these accommodations are located is much cooler, a place available for chilling and loosening up, and relaxing from the congestion around the busy cities.

The hotels in Sipi are surrounded by the most hospitable people, the Sabiny who live around the area of Sipi. The people around Sipi are mostly farmers and grow their own food, which has a huge advantage. The hotels and lodges in Sipi mostly serve fresh and organic food from their gardens or local farmers.

 

As a traveler who has traveled around the globe, you will be very surprised how many places in Uganda are still hidden spots that many travelers are yet to discover like even the Sip Falls alone is not well known by many travelers who visit Uganda.

A holiday in Uganda is a lifetime travel dream for many. When plans for holiday and adventure are being tabled, let Uganda, appropriately named the pearl of Africa, be the most pointed at because it offers a far warmer and most adventurous travel experience. But remember to include Sipi Falls on your itinerary bucket list because many make this mistake and skip it.

As far as tourism is concerned, Uganda is just unmatchable with some finest affordable accommodations to stay and enjoy your vacation from the beautiful sceneries to the snow peaked peaks of the hardest Mountain to climb in Africa, Mt Rwenzori (mountains of the moon), to the safaris, friendly and amazing people.

 

Uganda has what any traveler might be looking for.

The pictures don’t do enough justice for Uganda’s beauty and potential, we just request you to come over to see and feel by yourself.

Every region in Uganda has its own expensive beauty, tradition, culture, and different languages this is true. Visiting different regions will help you understand human economics and social capital.

Languages, Uganda is among the top countries in Africa with many different languages, food, culture, beauty, and hospitality is what describes Uganda. You will enjoy Uganda’s mouthwatering cuisines at one of the best eating places around Kampala.

We have the best food and the sweetest pineapple in the whole world that you will enjoy during your safari in Uganda and you will miss it when you go back.

You are also welcome to visit Uganda regularly so that you get to enjoy what could be missing in the rest of the world!

Now we dive into exactly where to stay in Sipi Falls-Accommodations in Sipi Falls and the amenities they offer!

First, Uganda’s hotels and lodges in the country have something related- that is hospitality and the warm welcome that a client to Uganda is accorded!

A smile and a common welcome run deeply into Uganda’s culture!

SIPI HERITAGE LODGE

is a semi-luxury accommodation in Sipi Falls near the Sipi river with a wonderful view of the falls. The lodge is surrounded by a forest making it so conducive and home to a number of bird species, Sipi heritage encourages a lot of birding within the compound and if you are a bird lover, this might be one of the places for you.

 

Sipi heritage lodge formerly known as Sipi River Lodge is by far the most comfortable accommodation to stay in Sipi Falls East Uganda!

 

The lodge has both the waterfall Cottages and Riverside bandas all in good use!

 

The waterfall Cottages include 5 superlative cottages that are positioned in a way that while in your bed or in the shower room, the big transparent windows will allow you to have a wonderful view of the falls!

 

The features include comfortable beds, a nice shower with a view of Sipi Falls, a lounge with a sofa/bed, and a private veranda with comfortable chairs to chill out and enjoy a call from the birds and thundering sound from the falls.

 

The cottages blend a unique design of vibrant color and African flavor and it accommodates up to 6 people per cottage.

 

The Riverside bandas reflect local traditional buildings with round hats and grass thatched roofs blending with the local landscape with shared facilities among the Banda residents.

 

Both the waterfall cottages and riverside bandas have flush toilets and hot powerful showers!

 

Sipi heritage restaurant serves hearty and mouth-watering home-style meals that celebrate the local produce and you will also experience intimate fireside dining to keep you warm since it’s under a small forest and the nearby river.

LACAM LODGE

Sipi Falls is a mid-range accommodation located at a high cliff with all the views of the valley and the main Sipi Falls right next to it!

 

Lacam means a cliff in the local language of Sipi and this lodge got its name Lacam because it’s nestled at a cliff overlooking the famous Sipi Falls with a great side viewing of the people abseiling or rappelling down the Sipi Falls.

 

Lacam lodge boosts up to 4 bandas and one of the bandas is a family room with more beds inside and it accommodates up to 4 pax.

 

The other 3 bandas have two raised beds inside to allow you to lie down and soak up this magnificent view.

 

All 4 bandas are en-suite with hot showers and flush toilets and a sofa to relax inside your room and a big veranda with comfortable chairs to chill your evening as you watch the sun go down in this beautiful area of the world!

 

The distance between the parking lot to the rooms is a bit of a small hike but worth it because the view increases the more as you go down to the restaurant and the rooms, the staff is so friendly here and they help you carry your bags down to the rooms and back.

 

This lodge also has 3 basic/budget rooms with shared facilities for travelers on a tight budget but still interested to enjoy this nice place with great views!

 

Lacam lodge has partnered up with Endiro Coffee brand, well known for its best food. Endiro Coffee took over Lacam lodge restaurant late in 2021 and they have made it even cozier with a menu where visitors can order from a variety of options that suits different people and of course while serving the best coffee at their restaurant.

RAFIKI LODGE SIPI

Rafiki Lodge Sipi is positioned at the edge of Mount Elgon overlooking the three major Sipi waterfalls cascading down to the valley with a direct view of Mount Napak in the Karamoja region.

 

Rafiki lodge has got two big family cottages that carry up to 6 pax. Both of them have got two beds of 5 by 6, 1 bed 4 by 6 and one bunk bed en-suite with bathroom and toilets plus a balcony with a view of the valley.

 

The lodge also has 4 double rooms and 2 twin rooms with a whole view of the valley and the falls.

 

Rafiki lodge also has basic rooms with shared facilities with bunk beds close to the restaurant with a view of the valley.

The lodge has an outside campfire place as well.

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