Eldoret is in Western Kenya.
From Eldoret to the Uganda border at Malaba is 127 km.
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.
You can walk to most places in downtown.
Banks & ATMs
- Equity Bank, Municipal market. 24-hour ATM. Has a MasterCard-Visa card ATM.
- Ecobank, Oginga Odinga Street, ☏ . 24-hour ATM. Has a no fee Master Card-Visa card ATM.
Malls & supermarkets
- Zion Mall. Has a Tusky's Supermarket.
- The Eldo Center, Uganda Road, ☏ . Has a Tusky's Supermarket.
- Naivas Supermarket, Kimalel street.
- Khetias Supermarkets, Ronald Ngala Road & Malaba Road, ☏ . 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.
- Prime Chic inn Fastfoods, Kenyatta street. Low-cost chicken and chips.
- Aya Inn, Oginga odinga Street (opposite Central plaza), ☏ . 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, ☏ . Single/double rooms. Ksh 600/900.
- Bubbles Inn, Oginga Oginga street (near Central plaza.), ☏ . Single/double rooms from Ksh 1,500.
- Mahindi Hotel, Uganda road (near matatu station), ☏ . Check-in: 11AM, check-out: noon. Single/double rooms with own bathroom. Net. Ksh 1,000/1,500.
- Mountain View Hotel, Uganda road, ☏ . 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.), ☏ . Check-in: 10AM, check-out: 9AM. Single rooms with or without bathrooms. Ksh 850/1000..
- Eldoret Wagon Hotel, Elgeyo Road, ☏ . Check-in: 8AM, check-out: 11AM. Standard double rooms with own bathroom and DSTV. Free wifi. Ksh 1,700.
- White Castle Motel, Uganda Road, ☏ . Check-in: 11AM, check-out: 10AM. Standard double with own bathroom and TV. Ksh 1,800.
Many Internet cafes all over town. Ksh 50 an hour.
- Eldoret Tourist Office (2nd floor KVDA Plaza). M-F 8AM-5PM. Helpful staff. free..