Accommodation In Mount Elgon National Park

Visitors can access Mount Elgon from Kampala capital city

Accommodation In Mount Elgon National Park

Accommodation in Mount Elgon national park- Mountain Elgon national park is the 2nd highest mountain in Uganda located in Eastern region where mountain hiking is done and it has a wonderful adventure in Africa. When you visit Uganda spare some time and go for mountain climbing in Mount Elgon and have a wonderful experience as you spend your night in the lodges that are comfortable and fitting to your budget in Mount Elgon. Mountain Elgon National Park has several accommodation facilities and safari lodges ranging from budget, mid-range, and luxury. These are some of them;

Mount Elgon & Spa

Mount Elgon & Spa is found in Mbale town and it is among the top luxury hotels in Eastern Uganda. It has 30 rooms of different categories that are executive, standard rooms, junior suites, and superior. Standard Rooms include twin beds or double. The Rooms offer a private bathroom with showers, Satellite TV, complimentary Wi-Fi connection with stunning views of beautiful gardens. Whereas the executive rooms have Air Conditioning, double and twin beds,  Shower, bar, drinking water, satellite TV, Wireless Internet, and  Junior Suites features air Conditioning, King Size beds,  Shower, bar, drinking Water, Intercom, Satellite TV, wireless Internet.  Swimming Pool, mini-golf and Health Club, Steam, gym, Sauna, are available.  The destination is good for food lovers and drink. Chefs have developed a dinner menu that combines classical cuisine with modern taste and bars offer something to suit all tastes. Activities you do around Mount Elgon & Spa are hiking mountain Elgon, visit Sipi falls, and others.

Rafiki Lodge Sipi

Rafiki lodge sipi is found on the cliff on Mount Elgon national park. It is a good option for honeymoon suites, family cottages, and bandas. The lodge features comfortable accommodations for tourists who are seeking to hike on either Mountain Elgon or Sipi falls. Rafiki lodge sipi is best for nature walks onto your secluded open-air viewing of the most beautiful Sipi falls in Uganda, and it is a romantic private lodge on the slopes of the mountain. The lodge offers a restaurant and bar stocked with wines plus beers, an airy veranda where the dramatic sound of the great Sipi awakens you, a comfortable reading lounge, amazing activities you can engage while staying at Rafiki lodge Sipi are bird watching, coffee tours his region is best known for growing of Arabica coffee in the world, cultural tours around mount Elgon and among others.

Wagagai hotel

Wagagai Hotel is situated in Budari trading center just 100m from the visitation office of Mountain Elgon National Park. Wagagai is also located in the northeast of Lake Victoria which is about 100km on the border of Uganda and Kenya. Wagagai Hotel is best for budget travelers as well as for leisure. The hotel offers clean rooms with floor-to-ceiling mosquito nets and desks. The rooms also look nice and are large enough to be comfortable. Wagagai hotel has restaurants with delicious food and breakfast is served every day to all visitors, parking is available, and also features conference facilities. It can organize car hire services, airport shuttle pickups, and Laundry services but at tourist’s request. Guests at Wagagai hotel have an opportunity for spotting wildlife, waterfalls on the slopes, and hot springs to soak inside the crater. Wagagai is among the most stunning volcano climb in Africa with extraordinary features that shape its outstanding beauty.

Sipi Valley Resort

Sipoi valley resort is the best place for tourists who are seeking a luxurious accommodation. Sipi valley resort offers an amazing view with the sounds of the Sipi Falls magnificent. It is located near Sipi falls in a spectacular setting, with a lot of luxurious open-fronted 16 spacious suites. The lodge has an open bar, dining room, lounge, and infinity pool and the dining area is raised with modern setting decks all around, allowing visitors to savor the sunrise for breakfast, sunset in the evening. Sipi valley resort is positioned for perfect views of the Sip falls, and it has nice bathrooms with hot water showers and baths, food is delicious and is served in abundance even though you are staying in another place, you can get food here and It is worth the cost.  All meals are served from breakfast, lunch to dinner at the main falls. The swimming pool ground is good for relaxation mostly in the evening from the day’s activities. The staff members are nice and always attending to your needs.  Activities you can participate in while at Sipi valley resort are hiking to the top of the falls, visit the coffee plantations, abseiling rock climbing, and further tours to Mountain Elgon National Park.

Ccasa del turista

Ccasa del turista offers bed and breakfast, they also organize tour and travel services taking you to the famous tourist areas in Eastern Uganda like a hike to the slopes of Mt Elgon National Park, the second-highest peak in Uganda and it was once the highest among others in Africa before erosion or tours to the most romantic falls in Uganda that are Sipi falls and many more other attractions. They have good food which is beneficial to good health and physical wellbeing. You can also take home-prepared meals, fresh fruit, and vegetables.

Crown suites hotel Mbale

When you’re looking for the most comfortable environment which is good for relax on your trip to eastern Uganda, crown suite hotel is your answer. It has standard single rooms, executive rooms, classic rooms, and deluxe rooms. The hotel offers a restaurant with authentic Indian and Chinese food while at a restaurant, you can see the interesting waterfall in the middle of the rock.  They also have packages for those who are seeking nice areas for arranging their parties like graduations, weddings, and birthdays.

Fredson’s Homestay

Fredson’s Homestay is found in Namisuni at 123 Sipi Street and it is the best place to stay. Fredson’s Homestay is among the most elegant homestays in Eastern Uganda in a spectacular setting, with 8 guest rooms that are furnished in a traditional style and are simple but clean.  Also a good option for families with all services you need like preparing your meals in the communal kitchen, housekeeping is provided on request, bathrooms with showers and electrical kettles. Other facilities featured include dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. While at Fredson’s homestay you can participate in different activities such as foothill on Mountain Elgon, hiking Sipi falls, visit coffee plantations and surrounding areas. This is among Uganda’s most sought-after homestay, so to avoid disappointment make your bookings as early as possible.

Home of Friends Mount Elgon.

Home of Friends is located around Kapchorwa on a clean, green, and airy compound with beautiful views, countless bird species singing a. while staying at the home of friends mount Elgon, you will enjoy a green, good customer care services and memorable experience.  This place allows you to explore the green and pristine of Mount Elgon in the Kapchorwa district. Home of Friends features a variety of room options that is from luxury double rooms-campsite or the budget house- standard family and they all nice with electricity, delicious food, bathrooms with hot showers and among others. They have experienced staff who are very friendly and value your money. You will not be disappointed with the hospitality and the beauty of the facility. Ensure to arrive earlier and stay longer. It is also the best place for a calm and quiet writing retreat, and its panoramic views, delicious food, and garden give guests a feel of paradise. When staying at the home of friends Mount Elgon, you will enjoy cultural experiences in Kapchorwa, several hikes, nature walks, and others.

Masha hotel.

Masha is found in the western parts of Kapchorwa town from Mbale town. It is the best place for guests who are looking for excellent budget service.  Also offers conference facilities and the hotel has a restaurant with delicious food including traditional Ugandan dishes and Indian, a bar stocked with beers and wines. While at Masha hotel, you can do activities like Guided nature walks to the base of the Sipi falls, hike mountain Elgon and others.

Mbale Resort Hotel.

Mbale Resort Hotel is found in Mbale town near the slopes of Mount Elgon.  The hotel has 2 wings with 94 rooms. The first wing has 20 budget rooms which are known as Eden and the Victoria wing with 74 executive rooms, but all rooms give you good facilities.   All our rooms feature a wonderful experience that will make you stay longer and they meet international hotel standards. Some rooms have a swimming Pool, balconies with panoramic views of the Wanale, and the Gardens. Every room feels rich and has all the facilities to pamper our guests. While staying at Mbale Resort Hotel, you will enjoy a wonderful experience with its affordable luxury. Mbale resort is surrounded by many famous tourist attractions and they can also be arranged at the hotel, these include Pian-upe Game Reserve, Kapkwai Forest Exploration Center, the historic Nyero rock paintings, The Jewish Community Temple, Wanale Hill, the Tororo Rock, Sipi falls as well as Mount Elgon.

Kapkwai Cottages

Kapkwai Cottages is found at the entrance of the Mount Elgon National Park in Eastern Uganda. It was constructed mainly for students who went to discover the forest. But later the cottages were changed into accommodation for all travelers that visit the eastern part of Uganda while on safari vacation. It is the best place to stay for all those who are seeking budget accommodation. The center has 4 stationed tents and cottages. It also offers a canteen where the travelers can get themselves what to eat and drink, twin beds, solar, private balconies, and hot water. Activities to participate while staying at Kapkwai are bird watching including the endangered Lammergeyer, hiking mountain Elgon, you can visit kapkwai caves, and many more.

Elgon Maasai Lodge

Elgon Maasai Lodge is found near mountain Elgon. It has very personalized and attentive staff members. This modern lodge with individually styles cottages features you a stay in a nice style with comfort and the latest technology. Elgon Maasai lodge also has 2 bedroom cottages which are best for the family with a dining area, a balcony, a lounge, and a kitchenette. The lodge is well equipped with wireless internet, sound systems, LCD projectors, and HD flat-screen TVs, Blue Ray DVD players. Its restaurant offers meals for both international dishes and African cuisine in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. It’s ideal for retreats, team building, workshops, corporate events, seminars, and also bush weddings. While at Elgon Maasai lodge, you can do bird watching around Mount Elgon, community walk, hiking to wagagai peak, and many more.

Moses campsite

Moses campsite is a budget campsite and you should at least spend your nights here on your trip to mountain Elgon. The campsite is found in Kapchorwa district of eastern parts of Uganda. Moses campsite is an open place and there is no fancy around it with its magnificent views over the countryside below is just breathtaking. They have lovely staff with customer care like bring you cold beers, and they can also prepare you a basic meal, warm shower on request. At Moses campsite, there are well-trained guides who can assist you in arranging an excursion be it a hike to Sipi falls, you may also visit the coffee farm tour experience, cave adventuring, guided nature walks, and among. Therefore if you’re looking for the best camp where you can spend your night on your trip on mountain Elgon Mose campsite is your answer.

Wash and Will hotel

Wash and Will hotel is found in Eastern Uganda near Mbale town. It has executive suites with clean bathrooms, comfortable mattresses with pillows, balconies, and many more. Wash and will hotel has about 2000 square feet which are enough for a conference and other event and banquet space with local and continental-style catering, While at Wash and Will, you may go to Nyero Rock Paintings, The Jewish Community (Semei Kakungulu site), Mbale’s only golf course, Sipi falls as well as hiking destinations. When you’re looking for a nice and clean place where you can stay around Mbale town, Wash and Will hotel is the best choice for you.

Rose’s Last Chance

Rose’s last chance is situated in Sironko district at the Western entrance of mountain Elgon national park, just opposite the park’s visitor center. It features great views of the peaks of Mount Elgon. Rose’s last chance has double and 7 single rooms and it can offers dormitory accommodation of up to 20 guests. Those who love self-tenting accommodation are also offered at the campsite that is furnished with flush toilets and showers. Camping gears at the campsite are available. Security service is too tight at Rose’s last chance so there is nothing to worry about. They offer you nice and delicious meals on order, packed meals are available for those participating in guided walks. Rose’s last chance has a bar stocked with beers and wines and a restaurant in an attractive garden setting. Activities you can participate in while at Rose’last chance are guided nature walks to the mountain Elgon, viewing waterfalls on ridges or you can visit a community and enjoy their lifestyle. 

Noar Ark hotel

Noar Ark hotel is placed in Kapchorwa town on the slopes of Mount Elgon and it features a peaceful environment for tourists. It was constructed with rocks that make the rooms warm during the cold season. The hotel also arranges tours around Kapchorwa town such as mountain climbing, Marathon, and bike racing, also take the tourists who want to go for hiking on  Mountain Elgon National park and the Sipi falls. It takes just 3 hours’ drive on Noah’s house the brand new tarmac road in the hotel van which picks visitors on request.  They ensure that the guests are well received and well taken care of throughout their stay.

The Crow’s nest

Crow’s nest is found in eastern Uganda which takes just one 1 hour to the town of Mbale district. Also takes approximately 100kilometers North West of the town Jinja. The camp is a unique place and made up of many big dome tents which accommodate three guests each and two dormitories. Each tent is well ventilated with an inbuilt fly screen that makes it cooler during the day, the tents also have a private sleeping with blankets, bedsheets, and a pillow. It stands at 2000m on the slopes of mountain Elgon which features beautiful views of Sipi Falls, the peaks on Mount Elgon, and among others.

How to get to Mount Elgon National Park.

Visitors can access Mount Elgon National Park from Kampala capital city. The park can be accessed in about 235kilometers from Kampala City via road. This drive will take you 3-4 hours to get to the park. Those traveling from Mbale town will have to travel just 20kilometers to get to the national park.

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