Why visit Aruu Falls, because It is a very impressive site, the falls are incredible and there is a place where, it is shallow and you can take amazing pictures.
Why visit Aruu Falls, because they are really stunning. The trip down to the falls is one big adventure, the views are perfect. Aruu Falls are cascading streams of roaring waterfalls offering a thrilling unforgettable and adventurous experience.
This jagged crashing cascade, makes Aruu waterfalls an extremely beautiful view. The waterfalls are a very vibrant sight to watch as water gushes down the rocks.
This is ideal place for adventure seekers, as you can enjoy a bath under the waterfalls, and reaching there alone is adventure in itself as the place can be reached through ragged rocks, and not so well defined path.
Location and how to get there.
The Aruu Falls are located in northern Uganda, within Pader District about 4 and half kilometers, from the Pader-Kitgum highway.
The waterfalls are located in the middle of a forested area, and the encompassing area is inhabited by the Acholi and Langi people who are mainly peasant farmers.
The beautiful cascading Aruu waterfalls, are among the hide treasures in the country, that are worth seeing on your safari in Uganda.
Despite their breathtaking beauty, they are not a commonly visited site; however make a perfect stopover or day trip site, for anyone on a safari to Murchison falls from Kidepo National Park or vice versa.
Activities at Aruu Falls
Why visit Aruu Falls, besides viewing these beautiful waterfalls, there are a number of activities you can enjoy at and around the waterfalls. Below we have highlighted some of the activities
You may enjoy a picnic lunch on one of the large rocks, at the bottom of the falls, as you enjoy the cool breeze of Uganda the Pearl of Africa
There are interesting nature walks, around the falls even to the nearby communities, and these are led by local guides.
These walks will offer you an opportunity, to meet and interact with some of the local people, visit their villages and see their traditional homesteads.
Visit the local Market
There is a local market supplied with fresh produces from the local’s farms. There you will be able to buy some fresh fruits like mangoes, passion fruits, watermelons plus so many others when in season.
Also those interested in buying a souvenir like some pieces crafted art works, this will be the perfect place to visit.
The waterfalls offer a very beautiful background for photographs and video recording, so anyone interested in doing so, this is a unique and perfect.
Being a source of water to this area, you will see several water birds and, other bird species around these waterfalls, and the most commonly species include: weaver birds, hornbills, African wagtail, red bishops, Egyptian goose, eastern grey plantain eater, stonechat and the Secretary Bird.
Swimming and Rock Climbing
This is also done at the falls however, we should warn you that the rocks are very slippery to climb, so climbing and swimming is done at your own risk.
Primate watching, because the area is fairly forested, you may be lucky to see some of the primates especially the Vervet Monkeys.
Surely, Aruu falls is an area rarely visited, why because actually tourists are green about it. But Inspire African Safaris, a tour company with professionals assures you, of how exciting a place Aruu is.
For anyone interested in visiting Aruu falls, do not hesitate to contact +256 700 879 264, because surely you will have no regrets at all, rather numerous memories to collect and store.