Budget Accommodation in Mount Elgon National Park

Budget Accommodation in Mount Elgon National Park are the different lodges and hotels which are pocket-friendly for even the budget travelers. Mount Elgon National Park has the most attractive natural beauty known as Mount Elgon which bears one of the highest peaks known as Wagagai peak which measures 4321 m high and approximately from East of Kampala 235kilomteres and is located in Eastern region of Uganda in Kapckwara district. Above all, it hosts a number of accommodation facilities ranging from budget to luxury lodges to offer you a lifetime experience in the wilderness on African safaris.

Budget Accommodation in Mount Elgon National Park

Therefore, on your visit to Mount Elgon on mountain climbing or hiking adventure never get worried about where to spend your night or meal plans, as budget accommodation facilities can suite all your desires with the standard services and facilities. Below are the budget accommodation facilities found in Mount Elgon National park.

1. Crow’s Nest Rest Camp   -Budget

Crow’s nest campsite is admirably camp positioned at an elevation of 1770m on the Mount Elgon slopes presenting a budget accommodation to one of the Uganda safaris that undertakes traveler visits in the Eastern region of Uganda.

Crown’s Nest Campsite provides the magical views 0f 3water falls of Sipi, stunning Mount Elgon peak along the extensive plain below hence leading to generating interesting sceneries.

The camp is one of the best interesting area within a park which offers a good ground to undertake to descend and ascend in the adventurous experience such as rock climbing, Mount trekking, village walk, Sipi fall hike, the cultural tour which can be done to the sabiny and the Bagishu and coffee plantation Tour.

2. Kapkwai Forest Cottage –Budget

The Kapkwai Forest Cottage is a budget accommodation located at an altitude of 2,050m at the entrance of the Mount Elgon National park. The Cottage was officially designed to act as a student to act as a student’s center for forest adventurous which has been developed overtime to accommodate even Uganda safari explorer.

Accommodation at Kapkwai Forest Cottage is presented in;

  • 4 log cottages
  • 4 standing tents
  • The cottage is located 12kilomters away from Sipi and presents impressive budget rest camp for the Uganda safari who are undertaker in exploring Mount Elgon.
  • Kapkwai Forest Cottage features with good canteen where the visitors can get themselves what to eat and drink.

3. Kapkwata Guest House –Budget

The Kapkwata Guest House is a budget /basic accommodation created on the piswa trail head, one of the trails that leads to trekking of Mount Elgon.

This Guest House accommodates a range of 7 people and has the provision for kitchen services. The guests are supposed to carry their own food or purchase it on arrival.

4. Campsite   -Budget

The Moses Campsite is a budget accommodation establishment located in the Sipi area with the splendid view of Sipi Falls which is one of Uganda’s natural wonder attraction found in Eastern Uganda.

The Camp was created in 1996 to serve at low cost travelers on Uganda safaris. It was built in form of African traditional huts and whenever students visit this area, they find an ideal ground to explore the area. Moses Campsite is a partner to ‘’UCOTA’’ Uganda Community Tourism Association.

Camp’s Amenities; Clean basic bandas, Beddings including sheets and blackest, Mosquito nets, Good showers ‘’bag of water with a shower head’’, Hot water is provided, Delicious meals, Views of Sipi Falls, Camping ground, Affordable food, and Note that the camp has no electricity.

5. Suam Guest House -Budget

The Suam Guesthouse is under the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority in found inside Mount Elgon National park presenting a budget accommodation.

The Guest House serves at the low cost to the travelers on safaris in Uganda, some of the visitors come to Uganda safaris worried about the high accommodation rate, therefore Mount Elgon national park boasts with very budget accommodation facilities the choice is for the traveler.

The Suama Guesthouse are good in provision for self-catering that allows you to undertake the exploration of Mount Elgon and can be base for your notable mountaineering adventure experience on Uganda safaris.

6. Rose’s Last Chance   -Budget

Rose’s Last Chance is a budget /basic accommodation located near to Mount Elgon information Center at 1250m ASL.

Accommodation room type at Rose’s Last Chance is provided in;

 7 Single and double bed rooms

Dormitory that can take up to 20 people


Accommodation facilities at Rose’s last Chance

Hot water provided on request

Camping ground equipped with flush toilet and showers

Camping gear available for hire



Craft shop

Local traditional performance.

Accommodation room rates ate Rose’s Last Chance

Single room                                                                           UGX20,000

Double room                                                                         UGX30,000

Dormitory room                                                                     UGX 15,000

Camping                                                                                  UGX 12,000

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