in Kapchorwa District of Eastern Region, Uganda

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.401 and 34.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 24' 3" and E 34° 27' 1"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - UGX
Spoken languages:
English, Ganda, Swahili, Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:59 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Kampala
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.829 and -140.081 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Uganda in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Uganda.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Uganda. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Kapchorwa

Kapchorwa in Kapchorwa District (Eastern Region) with it's 11,300 habitants is located in Uganda about 149 mi (or 240 km) north-east of Kampala, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kapchorwa is now 10:59 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kampala with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Kapchorwa. The closest is airport we know is Kitale Airport in Kenya in a distance of 46 mi (or 74 km). The closest airport in Uganda is Tororo Airport in a distance of 53 mi (or 74 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Binyin, Bulambuli, Sironko, Bukwa and Bududa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 6% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 26th of October 2021

26°C (78 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 27th of October 2021

26°C (78 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 28th of October 2021

26°C (79 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Published: August 25, 2008
Length: 58:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: zeafrikan

walking toward and getting soaked in the falls ..... amzing experience.

Sipi River Lodge

Published: April 18, 2012
Length: 55:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pankolabc

Sipi River Lodge - Sipi Falls - Mt. Elgon, Uganda http://www.sipiriverlodge.com/

Sipi Falls 2015

Published: February 21, 2015
Length: 52:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Timothy Sliedrecht

Jumping in Sipi River, on the foothills of Mt. Elgon, with our neighbourhood friends.

From Entebbe to Sipi Falls. Uganda

Published: February 01, 2019
Length: 45:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mikhail Sebastian

Hiking Sipi Falls Mountain

Published: February 03, 2019
Length: 01:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mikhail Sebastian

Boda Boda ride in Uganda

Published: February 02, 2019
Length: 14:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mikhail Sebastian

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Kingoo Cottage. Uganda

Published: February 03, 2019
Length: 55:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mikhail Sebastian

Kapchorwa District. Sipi Falls. Uganda Kingoo Cottage by Sipi Falls. Uganda If you visit Sipi Falls area in Uganda as coffee buyer or just want to explore ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Kapchorwa is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, commercial and administrative center of Kapchorwa District. The district is named after the town.

Located at 1.4, 34.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Eastern Region, Uganda, Kapchorwa District

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kapchorwa.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sabei, Sebei, Kapchorwa