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.
Aruu Falls draws its waters from River Agago, flows through Agago District into Lapaya village in Pader district are cascading streams of roaring waterfalls offering a thrilling unforgettable, and adventurous experience within a virtually untouched wilderness.
Aruu falls is Located in Northern Uganda on the Gulu – Kitgum highway, 47 Km from Gulu and 57 Km from Kitgum, and about 386 Km from the main capital Kampala.
Aruu falls has become a popular destination for travelers traveling between Uganda’s two major national parks of Kidepo valley national park located in Northeastern Uganda famous for the kopjes which lions like to climb and the extraordinary views of the rolling hills and also the famous Murchison falls which is famous for the falls and game viewing in the Nile Delta and a stop here is worth it and below are the activities you can do at Aruu falls.
Viewing the falls during the rainy season
The waterfall is extremely spectacular during the rainy season from late March to July and from Late September to early December and you can take millions of pictures as it’s just a photographic icon located on the Agago River in Pader.
Camping and BBQ
There is nothing like camping near the waterfalls and have it like your sleep redeem, there is a campsite along the riverbanks that will give you spectacular relaxation more especially a gate away from Kitgum or Gulu town or even Kampala and BBQ is one thing you should not miss out on while visiting Aruu waterfalls.
Specular nature walks can be arranged in search of the beautiful birds and few primates that reside here so ensure you take your Binos, hiking boots a long while traveling to Aruu waterfalls.
Day trips can be arranged from Gulu or Kitgum but those looking for the camping safari will need a minimum of 3 days and travelers are advised to avoid public holidays as the place can be crowded. Ensure you travel with all your camping gear as there are no facilities or inquire before traveling as changes come day and night at this tourism site.