Blue Star Homestay is located near Sipi falls, in a village setting surrounded by banana plantations on the foothills of Mount Elgon, Eastern Uganda. This homestay enables you to mix and understand the village life around the foothills of the beautiful volcanic mountains landscape.
Blue star homestay guests have an opportunity of participating in Sabiny cultural activities like local beer brewing. With the family members, you may choose to go digging on the family farm, tending to bananas, coffee, and other food crops or just spend the day with the family members as you learn how to do the household chores and making local meals.
In the evenings, reluctantly walk around the village as you take the great views of Mount Elgon as you acquaint yourself with the local way of life. For interested visitors, the family organizes a coffee tour experience at an extra pay. During the coffee experience in which activities start with planting, harvesting, processing and is culminated with preparation and drinking organic coffee straight from the farm. Other community activities one can participate in at a pay, include; walk to the mighty Sipi falls, the sun setting walks and Mount Elgon trekking.
The family has spared three bedrooms that can accommodate up to 5 people a night. The accommodation fee includes meals, accommodation and participating in home chores.
This tour will lead you to the discovery of Uganda's finest coffee, giving you the chance to learn the whole process of coffee farming.
We'll make it right from the coffee plantation, where you will engage in harvesting ripe beans, through to the washing station where they are dried and further processed to produce the awesome and tasty coffee.
While here you will participate in rock-climbing and abseiling in the Mount Elgon foothills and on the side of the 100meters Sipi falls, the highest in Uganda. A set of over ten routes have been developed for you to maximize this lifetime opportunity/experience.
This experience is for only persons above eighteen years. This experience can be coupled with a village walk in the evening, and if you stay longer, you can also have a one day trek up the Mt Elgon guided by well-experienced community guides.
Watch the local community as they perform their dance and sing loudly.
Sipi Falls Tour
Sipi offers one of the best hiking routes in the country. It has several hike routes up the Elgon mountain and these hikes take like fifteen minutes and the beauty about the hiking is the cool weather that is around the Falls and you will take these hikes with an experienced tour guide.
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