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Name it the "Untamed wilderness, secluded splendor" located 420 kms from Nairobi. Access is via tarmac road to Kitale, through murram road then to Mt.Elgon.

PARK GATES

  • Chorlim (main gate)
  • Kassawai
  • Kiptogot
  • Kimothon

SIZE / LOCATION

196 km2 in the western border of Kenya and ugandah Uganda, in Trans-nzoia District

CLIMATE

The climate is moist to moderate dry.

SAFARI CARD REQUIRED?

Entry is by cash

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

  • Game Viewing around the Mountain
  • Birdwatching
  • Viewing the mountainCaves
  • Salt Mining Elephants of Kitum Cave
  • Spectacular Waterfall

WILDLIFE

Elephant, leopard, giant forest hog, bushbuck,duiker, blue monkeys and golden cat, buffalo black and white colobus among others.

BIRDS

340 bird species have been recorded- 110 forest specialist and 230 are forest dependent.

ACTIVITY OPTIONS

  • Picnicking
  • Camping
  • Birdwatching

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU

Drinking water, binoculars, camera, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, walking boots, warm clothing, training shoes, socks, sandals and gaiters.