Nairobi, Kenya

Duration

4 days

Start Time

08:00 AM

Pick up not included

Language

English

from $920

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Overview

The park is named after Mt. Elgon, an extinct shield volcano located in the Kenyan - Ugandan border. The mountain is an important water catchment for the Nzoia River which flows to Lake Victoria and River Turkwel flowing into Lake Turkana. The park is also home to a variety of small antelope and duiker, as well forest monkeys, including the black-and-white colobus and blue monkey. Elephants and buffalo can be found on the lower slopes.

Pick Up Point

At guest hotel

Day 1 of Tour

  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Depart Nairobi after breakfast for Mt Elgon National park at 8:00 am in the morning.
  • Stop over at Nakuru for Lunch and to shop for personal items.
  • Proceed to MT Elgon National Park to arrive by 6:00 pm.
  • Gate clearance and checking in the Kapkuro Bandas.
  • Dinner and overnight at Kapkuro Bandas.
What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Lunch
Dinner

Transport

4WD Pop-up roof vehicle.

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Kapkuro Bandas

Rating

Address

Mt. Elgon, Trans Nzoia County

Website

Notes

Day 2 of Tour

  • Start of the day excursions after breakfast. The lower circuit is to be explored.

·   Chesurur water falls

·   Hiking Kitum cave and Makingeny cave(Moderate hikes  )

·   Approximate time taken is 2- 3 hours.

·   Hike to Entebbe’s Bluff   (2 hours hike)

  • Evening view point at Elephant platform. You may be lucky to see the elephants going back to their bed room (Kitum cave and Makigeny caves).
  • Personal refreshments at Elephant platform (exclusive in thepackage).
  • Evening game drive to see the wildlife , Columbus monkeys, waterbucks.
  • Proceed to Kapkuro Bandas at 6.00pm.
  • Freshen up and relax.
  • Dinner and overnight at Kapkuro Bandas.
What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

4WD Pop-up roof vehicle.

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Kapkuro Bandas

Rating

Address

Mt. Elgon, Trans Nzoia County

Website

Notes

Day 3 of Tour

  • Breakfast is served at 7:00 am. Drive to the left end road approximately 1 hour 45 minutes’ drive.
  • A whole day hike to the summit of Mt Elgon national park Chorlim gate. The hike is approximately 18 km which will take 4 to 5 hours of hiking depending on personal fitness and body endurance. This is a tough hike, we advise proper clothing and good shoes for hiking.
  • Lunch is served at Kapkuro Bandas  at 3.00 pm.
  • Freshen up at the Bandas.
  • Visit to the educational center for more information and photo session for more memories.
  • Dinner and overnight at Kapkuro Bandas.
What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transport

4WD Pop-up roof vehicle.

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Kapkuro Bandas

Rating

Address

Mt. Elgon, Trans Nzoia County

Website

Notes

Day 4 of Tour

  • Check out of the Bandas after breakfast.
  • Leave for Nairobi to arrive in the evening.
  • You are transferred back to your hotel.
What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast

Transport

4WD Pop-up roof vehicle.

Car
Accommodation Details

Type

Lodge

Name

Kapkuro Bandas

Rating

Address

Mt. Elgon, Trans Nzoia County.

Website

Notes

Good to know

Transfers from and back to the airport are not included in the package but can be arranged at an extra cost.

Important Information

Minimum age

3 years

Activity level

Strenuous

Additional requirements

No

Cancellation Policy

Moderate

Cancel up to 14 days before Tour Starting time and get 50% refund

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