Where to stay in Mount Elgon National Park

 

On a visit to Mount Elgon National Park, you can stay in town areas of Mbale, Sipi and Kapchorwa. These have a chain of hotels and lodges with services that ensure the guests feel at home.  Below are some of the popular accommodation facilities around Mount Elgon national park

 

Kapkwai Forest Cottages: This is a facility made for students particularly visiting the Forest Exploration centre but also open to tourists.  The cottages are built just near the entrance of Mount Elgon National Park.  There are 4 humble cottages and 4 tents at the facility.  A food and drink eatery is also nearby.

 

Mbale Resort Hotel:  Mbale Resort Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Mbale. It is a high-end establishment near Mountain Elgon, 2 kilometres away from Mbale city. Mbale Resort Hotel is such a huge establishment with 94 rooms overlooking Elgon and Wanale hills. Most of the services found in a luxury hotel for example lounge, bar and restaurant, gym and sauna, conference room, poolside, terraces and parking lot are present at the facility.

 

Mount Elgon Hotel and Spa: Located on Masaba road 2 kilometres from the city, Mount Elgon Hotel and Spa is a luxury accommodation facility owned by Italians. It has facilities like self contained rooms, conference room, bar and restaurant, spa, a mini gold course, swimming pool and a hotel shuttle that transfers guests to and from the hotel.

 

Kayegi Hotel:  This is a moderate hotel located along Masaba road. It has very spacious and good looking rooms, wifi, an exquisite food and beverage area and breath taking garden. Its conference is large enough and equipped with good audio and visual systems for seminars, workshops and other gatherings and this is why it frequently hosts government and non-government organisations.

 

Mount Elgon View Hotel: it is basic hotel established at the road leading to Kumi District. Mount Elgon View Hotel has rooms that are fresh and clean.  The bar and restaurant is available for guests to dine and drink.

 

Noah’s Ark hotel: The hotel is a comprehensive accommodation facility having executive, standard and basic rooms for its guests. Campsites are also available around the green gardens.  It serves both local and continental dishes. It is one of the places around Mount. Elgon where you can taste the earthy Bugisu Arabica coffee.  Activities like biking, mountain hiking, Sipi falls tours are arranged by the hotel.

 

Masha Hotel: One of the popular hotels in Kapchorwa town on the main road leading to Mbale. It is strategically located, a great spot to get to Sipi Falls, Forest Exploration Centre and Mount. Elgon.  It has spacious rooms with en-suite bathrooms and flushing toilets. The dinning and drinking area is available plus a pool table and a meeting hall. The most surprising thing is that the hotel is a budget facility.

 

Sipi River Lodge:  One of the most booked lodge for visitors of Sipi Falls. It is located close to the waterfalls on  Kapchorwa to Mbale road. While at the lodge, you can easily see the three waterfalls of Sipi. It is such a great accommodation establishment to stay since it provides a nonchalant ambience and magnificent views of Sipi falls.