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Mount Elgon National Park

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Mount Elgon, 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Good for nature walks

Mt. Elgon is a very nice place for those who love nature walks. Beautiful for activities like horse... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Malanga S
BOY OH BOY!

This is another hidden treasure in Kitale. Spent a whole day in October and has some of my best... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Jackson M
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Mount Elgon, 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mt. Elgon is a very nice place for those who love nature walks. Beautiful for activities like horse riding, birding and cave excavations.

Thank Malanga S
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is another hidden treasure in Kitale. Spent a whole day in October and has some of my best memories of 2017. Dare to venture into the Kitum Caves...its thrilling and scary as well. Made it out within 5 minutus of a herd of elephants...More

Thank Jackson M
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We spent three nights and four days on the mountain, ascending on the Sasa trail and descending via the Sipi trail. The start included a body boda ride for 7km up a road only passable by a 4x4 - yeehar, grinning from ear to ear....More

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I only had a half day to see the park and took a vehicle for 4 hours. I was accompanied by a KWS guide. By vehicle, this park is disappointing. The park is heavily wooded so you do not often come across wildlife. When you...More

2  Thank seejmorris
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is magnificent. Stunning views to Uganda and just so beautiful. You tend not to see as much game here because of the rain forest setting and we did not not see elephants on this occasion. Colubus monkies are common and there are many...More

1  Thank simongoveyausuk
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

We spent 3 nights in the self catered bandas in the middle of the park. The little cottages came well equipped, with most kitchen utensils available and a hot shower. Minus towels. We did a short hike, visited some of the bat caves, and did...More

3  Thank Mitmita
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

The walk starts right from the Chorlim Gate, the drive from Kitale using the short route is about 30-45min drive. First night is in Mutamaiyo campsite, then proceed to Road End Camp which is normally take 4-5 hours. Summit the following morning walking for about...More

4  Thank Adventure Afric... E
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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We were there over one day and that was truly not enough. No tourists and a awesome guide who really made the day. If you also like walking and peaceful nature this place is perfect :)

Thank Madeleine S
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

Wonderful views & beautiful scenery!! Come prepared as the weather can change quickly. Waterproofs are a must! The hike to Koitobos peak is really worth doing & guides are available at the gate entrance. (3,000/- ksh) You need a guide. We didn't see anyone during...More

4  Thank Rebecca Becks G
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

This national park is one of the best in Kenya according to me. I can only dream of coming back and making a hike of several days. Though lots of things can be seen in a full day walking. A trip to the top of...More

3  Thank Lionel1994
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