Campsites In Mountain Elgon National Park Kenya
Lodges are specifically exclusive and luxurious with views amongst the most spectacular in the world along with world-class service, incredible food, all luxury amenities, simply ideal for the perfect luxury location.
Meanwhile the classic Sipi River Lodge and Mount Elgon hotel offer luxurious accommodation and all modern amenities.
Mount Elgon NP has Chorlim Campsite and Rongai camp and prices typically average $20 per night. Well equipped and Chorlim has a large space with woods surrounding the campsite providing a seamless transition. Between the wooded natural habitat of the animals in the park and a secluded campsite.
Sipi River Lodge provides cottages offering guests a touch of comfort with lounges, verandas, power showers and ensuite bedrooms.
Guests on a safari game drive by themselves in a campervan can make significant savings by sleeping in their vehicle.
Lodges will typically have all meals and drinks included in the lodge package.
Chorlim Campsite accommodation in Kenya. situated south of Kimothon, and east of Mari Rongai.
At Chorlim Gate in Kenya’s Mount Elgon Park, there are self-catering bandas. A self-catering guest house and a number of camping sites. A four-wheel drive vehicle is necessary in the wet season and advisable in the dry season. Further afield in Kitale and the region there are hotels, resorts and other places for visitors to stay. Finally the Kenya park offers visits to its well-known Kitum Cave frequented at night by elephants. Also on offer are visits to lesser known caves plus hiking, bird watching and some wildlife viewing on several road circuits through the forest. Nearby are the Cherangani Hills and Saiwa Swamp National Park. Mount Elgon is a long day’s drive from Nairobi but Kitale, the local district capital, is normally well served with scheduled flights
How to get to Mount Elgon National Park?
However visitors can reach Mount Elgon from Nairobi airport to Kitale airport with a flight time of 1 hour. International flights arrive via Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) for visitors wondering how to get to Kenya.
NBO airport is located 15km/9mi southeast of Nairobi and a Kenya visa will most likely be required to enter the country.
Mount Elgon National park is located 420km from Nairobi, an 8 hour drive. Access is via tarmac road to the town of Kitale. Branch off from Kitale via Murram road then to the Chorlim Gate in Mount Elgon.
Tariffs & Regulations
Many factors impact Kenya safari prices including the cost of the park entrance fee. Prices per person per day: USD $25 per adult nonresident per day.
The park opens from 6am – 6pm each day.
If you keep to park rules, you can stay with the animals as long as they are not disturbed by your presence.
Accommodation at Mount Elgon National Park
Rates mainly depending on the season and type of accommodation. Carrying a small amount of Kenyan currency, the Kenya Shilling (KES) is recommended to pay for groceries and smaller items where credit cards aren’t accepted.
Best of Campsites In Mountain Elgon National Park Kenya
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