town in Kenya

Eldoret is in Western Kenya.

UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

Eldoret is 323 km from Nairobi, 114 km from Kisumu, and 126 km from Nakuru

From Eldoret to the Uganda border at Malaba is 127 km.

Easy Coach has buses to Nairobi. There are also bus lines which go from Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda.

There are matutus, privately owned vehicles frequently mini-buses, to Nakuru, Nyahururu, Kitale, and Kisumu.

An 11-seat van from Eldoret to Nairobi costs Ksh 800 and takes 6 hours.

An 11-seat van from Eldoret to Malaba on the Kenya/Uganda border costs Ksh 400 and takes 3 hours.

Get aroundEdit

You can walk to most places in downtown.

SeeEdit

DoEdit

BuyEdit

Banks & ATMsEdit

  • Equity Bank, Municipal market. 24-hour ATM. Has a MasterCard-Visa card ATM.
  • Ecobank, Oginga Odinga Street, +254-719-098000. 24-hour ATM. Has a no fee Master Card-Visa card ATM.

Malls & supermarketsEdit

  • Zion Mall. Has a Tusky's Supermarket.
  • The Eldo Center, Uganda Road, +254 717-697630. Has a Tusky's Supermarket.
  • Naivas Supermarket, Kimalel street.
  • Khetias Supermarkets, Ronald Ngala Road & Malaba Road, +254 54-31821. 8AM-9PM. lower prices.
  • Doinyo Lessos Creameries Cheese Factory, Kenyatta street. 8AM-6PM. 20 different varieties of cheese to buy. Milk and ice cream are also sold. Around Ksh 1200 per kg.
  • Rupa's Mall, Malaba Road. 6AM-10PM. Many stores including a Chandarana food plus supermarket.

EatEdit

  • Prime Chic inn Fastfoods, Kenyatta street. Low-cost chicken and chips.

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

  • Aya Inn, Oginga odinga Street (opposite Central plaza), +254 53 2062259. Check-in: 10AM, check-out: 10AM. Clean single/double rooms with own bathroom. Has a good free breakfast and a bar. Ksh 1200.
  • Eldoret Valley Hotel, Uganda Road, +254 53 321-32314. Single/double rooms. Ksh 600/900.
  • Bubbles Inn, Oginga Oginga street (near Central plaza.), +254-53 2060992. Single/double rooms from Ksh 1,500.
  • Mahindi Hotel, Uganda road (near matatu station), +254 53 31520. Check-in: 11AM, check-out: noon. Single/double rooms with own bathroom. Net. Ksh 1,000/1,500.
  • Mountain View Hotel, Uganda road, +254 53 2060728. Ksh 1,000.
  • Eldoret Country Lodge, 5th street Kisumu raod.. Double rooms with own bathroom. from Ksh 1500.
  • Eldoturk Hotel, Kisumu road next to Marriot J (one Km from Eldoret airport.). Check-in: from 10AM, check-out: 9AM. Double rooms with own bathrooms TV and mosquito netting. Ksh1,500.
  • Josani Guest House, Uganda road (Eldorer-Webuyere Road.), +254 726633993. Check-in: 10AM, check-out: 9AM. Single rooms with or without bathrooms. Ksh 850/1000..
  • Eldoret Wagon Hotel, Elgeyo Road, +254 53-2062270. Check-in: 8AM, check-out: 11AM. Standard double rooms with own bathroom and DSTV. Free wifi. Ksh 1,700.
  • White Castle Motel, Uganda Road, +254 53-2062773. Check-in: 11AM, check-out: 10AM. Standard double with own bathroom and TV. Ksh 1,800.

ConnectEdit

Many Internet cafes all over town. Ksh 50 an hour.

  • Eldoret Tourist Office (2nd floor KVDA Plaza). M-F 8AM-5PM. Helpful staff. free..

Go nextEdit

Kisumu or Uganda or Nakuru or Kitale.

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