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New cable car to be introduced on Tororo Rock!

No more old cable car!

Are you a high adventure enthusiast? Do you love rock climbing? Your reading the best news ever today.

Tororo rock sedimentary outcrop
             Tororo rock sedimentary outcrop

The good news is that, A Chinese investment company has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Ugandan tourism company to bring a cable car to ease rock climbing for tourists who safari Uganda to hike Tororo rock. Tororo rock is a beautiful sedimentary rock outcrop in Uganda’s Eastern district of Tororo. Tororo rock has for long offered the greatest fitness activity to the climbers on Uganda tours because of its steepness. The rock is 4,865ft (1,483m) above sea level, a height above enough to offer a rock climbing challenge.

In Tororo town there’s a statement that says;

The Eiffel Tower is to Paris as the magnificent Tororo rock is to Tororo district.”

This is because the Tororo rock outcrop can be seen from any part of Tororo district and the key tourist attraction for tourists on educational purposes and challenge seeking tourists on Uganda safari. Tororo rock has been having an old cable car that has been unused for a number of years though this is coming to an end due to the new cable cars soon to be introduced for rock climbers.

Tororo rock isn’t the only attraction in Eastern Uganda, Mount Elgon is 65.2km from Tororo. Mount Elgon national park is the world’s largest volcanic base 50-80km, with the largest intact caldera. Mount Elgon is also home to more than 144 species including the Beautiful Jackson’s Francolin, Hartlaub’s turaco, the eastern bronze -naped pigeon. The scenery is filled with peaks, cliffs, caves, waterfalls, mesas, gorges, calderas, hot springs and cliffs that give accompaniment for tourists on Uganda mountain hiking safaris.

Sipi falls in Kapchorwa district is 97.7km from the magnificent Tororo rock where one can continue to and experience the power of rock cascading waters. High on top of the falls at Sipi is the perfect view of the Teso plains that sit below in a plateau in admiration of the high elevated landscape.

Be daring, take time to experience the towering, challenging rocks. Dare for that trip, plan it and go for it.


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