Crows nest rest camp is overlooking the famous Sipi falls in the foothills of Mount Elgon. Like a nest, the camp is located on the hillside offering a great view of the the Sipi falls, mountains, plains and local villages. Crows nest campsite is owned and run by a local family and hence, creates employment to the local community.

The GPS coordinate of Crows nest rest camp is; 1.33555, 34.36939

The park activities here include; Mount Elgon trekking, forest walks, one day nature walk in Mount Elgon national park


  • Accommodation in cabins and dormitory
  • Coffee tours
  • Waterfalls tours to Sipi falls
  • Rock climbing and abseiling

Check out the Itinerary to this area, here.

Duration of community activities:

  • Walks take from one to three hours


  • The enjoy the breeze with beautiful scenery of the Elgon mountains and plains
  • View of Sipi falls, the highest in Uganda at 100 meters
  • Abseiling on the side of Sipi falls

What to bring:

  • Walking shoes
  • Insect repellant
  • Hat and sun cream
  • Layers and water proof jackets (climate is changeable)
  • Cash for tips and gift purchases
  • Drinks and snacks can be purchased locally from the campsite

For your trip to or around Mount Elgon National park, Rainforest and community tours is happy to book for you the accommodation or any activities of Crows nest rest camp. We also arrange transport and tours to any destination around Uganda. For any more information about Mount Elgon National park and Crows nest Rest camp, please contact us and we will quickly help you.

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