Park entry fees for Amboseli National park
Park entry fees for Amboseli National park: Amboseli national park is famous national park in Kenya and one of the most visited park deriving its name from a local Masai name Amboseli meaning salty dust, Amboseli national park is situated in kajiado country of Kenya and covering an area of 151 square kilometers.
Amboseli national park is under the operation and administration of a joint body of authority which consists of three bodies that is Kenya Wildlife Service, Olkejuado County Council and the Maasai community. These bodies are responsible for drafting park fees o be impossible on individuals, vehicles and aircrafts entering Amboseli national park either for a safari, trade or study purposes and research. Which stipulating these prices, the governing bodies Kenya Wildlife Service, Olkejuado County Council and the Maasai community made sure the prices are affordable to allow tourists to enjoy the beauty of Amboseli national park at a friendly price.
Which drafting these prices many factors where based on including the status of the visitor that is foreign non-residents- these are visitors living outside of Kenya and the east African community, foreign residents- these are visitors/ tourists living and working in either Kenya or any east African community with a valid working permit and residents these are tourists staying Kenya and east African community countries. Visitors/ tourists from East African countries that is Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, south Sudan and Kenya, visitors who are not citizens of Kenya they should possess a valid identification card from their respective countries.
Park fees for Amboseli national park are as the following
Park entry fees
These fees allows you entrance into Amboseli national park, the fees are charged according to a tourist’s status and maturity status.
|East African citizens||Children/students||200 /= Ksh|
|High season||Normal season|
|75 US$||60 US$|
|Children||40 US4||30 US$|
NOTE: park entry fees for foreign non- residents depend on the season that is high and normal season.
Annual park entry fee
In Amboseli national park tourists can pay park entry fee annually, they are charged according to status of the visitor/tourist.
|Status||Fees in Ksh|
|Activity and its hours||Fees in Ksh|
|Night game drive (per trip per person||2,155|
|Horse riding (excluding rider)||2,585|
|Cycling (per day)||215|
|Private horses (per day)||1,030|
|Walking safaris (per day)||1,500|
Fees for other activities
Amboseli national park offers other special activities such as
|Security/ guided (per guide for 4 hours)||1,720|
|Event security per section of rangers||75,000|
|Vehicle recovery inside the park||7,500|
Vehicle and aircraft fees
Vehicle and aircraft fees are charged to vehicles which enter Amboseli national park and aircrafts which land in area of the park, these prices were drafted according to the type of the car and the number of passengers it carries into the park and they are as follows
|Vehicle types||Carry capacity/ weight||Fees|
|Tourist vehicles||6 seats||300/= Ksh|
|6-12 seats||1030/= Ksh|
|13-24 seats||2,585/= Ksh|
|25- 44 seats||4,050/= Ksh|
|45 and more seats||5,000/= Ksh|
|Trunk and delivery vehicles||
|4-7 tonnes||2,155/= Ksh|
|7 tonnes||3,015/= Ksh|
|Stationed vehicles in Amboseli||PSV’s 6 and less seats and commercial vehicle||10,000 Ksh|
|PSV’s 6 and less seats and commercial vehicle||10,000 Ksh|
|PSV’s 6 and less seats and commercial vehicle (not stationed in Amboseli)
|PSV’s more than 13 seats and commercial vehicle||100,000/= Ksh|
|Less than 3 seats||300/= Ksh|
|3-6 seats||500/= Ksh|
|7-14 seats||1000/= Ksh|
|21 seats and above||3,025/= Ksh|
Vehicle recovery in Amboseli national park costs 7,500 Ksh
Amboseli national park has a camping site which offers camping for tourists in the park, camps are offered as special and public campsites.
|Type of camp||Citizens
In these camping sites there are extra fees charged from a tourist aiming and sleeping in this site.
Non-refundable reservation fees 7,500 Ksh
Non-refundable cancellation fees 7,500 Ksh
Note: these prices are charged to on a daily basis per entry into Amboseli national park and in the park following modes of payment is accepted
- Visa Card
- Direct deposits to KWS bank accounts and
- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Amboseli national park offers many tourist activities you can get to enjoy as a tourist and they include