Kidepo National park entry fees

Kidepo National park entry fees: Kidepo national park is ranked one of the most scenic national parks in Uganda and the third best national park in Africa, scenic kidepo national park is situated in north Eastern Uganda lieing at the altitude range of 914-2750 meters above the sea level. Kidepo national park covers an area of 1442 with the main entrance in kaabong district, the beautiful landscape in this park which is filled with tiny hills, inselbergs, rock outcrops, valleys and Morungule Mountains makes the park incredibly beautiful for sightseeing.

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 Kidepo national park gazetted in 1962 is known for offering incredible game drives and many safari activities, the park is a habitat to many wildlife species such as buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, elephants and many. As you are touring the park these animals are spotted in the park most especially in Narus valley, from animals and birds kidepo national park is hosts many breathtaking attractions such as Lomej hills, Namamukweny valley, mountain Morungule, kidepo valley and Narus. Still kidepo national park is one of the best places in Uganda where you get to experience authentic African culture that is by visiting both the Karamojong and Ik group of people.

Kidepo national park is managed and operated by the Uganda wildlife authority and as you planning to visit this spectacular national park, various tariffs have been drafted by the Uganda wildlife authority and have to be paid for you to access the park and participate in the activities offered. Tariffs in Kidepo Park to be paid by a tourist are categorized into three that is non foreign residents, foreign residents and east African residents and each of this category pay different amount of money. East African residents are tourists from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi.

Tariffs to be paid to access kidepo national park are also in categories that is park entry fees, activity fees, vehicle and aircraft fees, corporate fees, annual park entry pass, safari guide and tour operator. And also children are not charged as the same as the adults, there is a difference in the prices they pay.

Traffics/ park entry fees charged in kidepo national park are as listed

PARK ENTRY FEES

                Adults

                                Non-foreign residents                                   40 US$

                                Foreign residents                                             30 US$

                                East African residents                                    20,000/=

                Children

                                Non-foreign residents                                   20 US$

                                Foreign residents                                             10 US$

                                East African residents                                    5,000/=

INSTITUTION AND STUDENTS

                                Uganda students                                             3,000/=

                                Uganda wildlife clubs                                     2,000/=

                                Uganda educations institutes                     5,000/=

ANNUAL PARK ENTRY PASS (INDIVIDUAL)

                                Uganda residents                                            150,000/=

                                Foreign residents                                             300 US$

Note: annual park entry pass only caters for Ugandan residents and foreign residents living in Uganda and exclude package fees

GROUP ANNUAL ENTRY PASS 

                                Couples

                                                Residents                                            200,000/=

                                                Foreign residents                             500 US$

                                Family (maximum of 4 members)

                                                Residents                                            300,000/=

Foreign residents                             700 US$

Note: Group entry fees caters for tourist in groups or couples on a safari but only residents and foreign residents are eligible

TOUR OPERATOR FEES

Tour operator fees are charged to all tour companies organizing safaris on behalf of tourists, resident tour companies and foreign tour companies are eligible to this tariff. These fees also apply to safari guide, tour company driver and private vehicle drivers.

Company            

Resident                                              125,000/=

                                                Foreign                                                 50 US$

Safari guide                                                                                        100,000/=

Tour company driver                                                                      not charged

Private vehicle driver                                                                    100,000/=

ANNUAL COPRPORATE PASS

 Annual corporate pass are fees charged to companies and organisations but also applies to only residents and foreign resident companies and organisations

                Resident                                                                              1500 US$

              Foreign                                                                                   2,500,000/=

VEHICLE, BOAT AND AIRCRAFT LANDINGS FEES

These fees are charged to motorcycles, cars, boats, launch ships and aircrafts which land in the park

                Motorcycles

                                 Ugandan                                             10,000/=

 East African                                                       5 US$

                                Foreign                                                                 30 US$

                Saloon cars

                                Ugandan                                              20,000/=

East African                                        10 US$

                                Foreign                                                 40 US$

                Mini buses

                                Ugandan                                              30,000/=

East African                                        15 US$

                                Foreign                                                 50 US$

                Buses and Lorries

                                Ugandan                                              150,000/=

East African                                        75 US$

                                Foreign                                                 150 US$

                Tour company vehicles

                                Ugandan                                              30,000/=

East African                                        15 US$

                                Foreign                                                 US$ 120

                Pickups and 4WD vehicles

                                Ugandan                                              30,000/=

East African                                        15 US$

                                Foreign                                                 50 US$

                Delivery vehicles

                                Ugandan                                              20,000/=

East African                                        10 US$

                 Boats

                                Ugandan                                              50,000/=

East African                                        25 US$

                                Foreign                                                 50 US$

          Launch

                                Ugandan                                              150,000/=

East African                                        75 US$

                                Foreign                                                 100 US$

Aircraft landing fees

These fees are payable to any kind of aircraft landing in kidepo national park but pilots staying for less than two hours are not charged.

Kind of aircraft Ugandan East African Foreign
Gliders, micro lights 20,000/= US $ 10 US $ 10
Up to 3 seater 40,000/= US $ 20 US $ 20
4-6 seater 60,000/= US $  30 US $ 30
7-14 seater 80,000/= US $ 40 US $ 40
14-21 seater 100,000/= US $ 50 US $ 50
21 seater and above 120,000/= US $ 60 US $ 60
Helicopter 250,000/= US $ 125 US $ 100

These aircrafts and vehicles are also charged parking fees which is 5000/= per day.

SAFARI ACTIVITIES

Kidepo national park offers various amazing safari activities and these activities are charged differently

Activity East African resident Foreign resident Foreign Non resident
Game drive Day 20,000/= US $ 20 US $ 20
Night 100,000 US $ 100 US $ 100
Bird watching 10,000/= US $ 30 US $30

 

Airport pickup fees

Airstrip      50,000/- UGx

Karenga     100,000/-UGx

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