Park entrance fees for Kidepo National Park in 2024

Park entrance fees for Kidepo National Park in 2024 : Park entrance fees for Kidepo national park in2024 are the charges tourists incur during their tours to Kidepo valley national park.

Kidepo national park is located in the north eastern part of Uganda and is home to numerous wildlife species including four of the big five. It is also home to over 500 bird species which can be seen during safaris around the destination.

The fees paid for entering Kidepo national park are valid for 24 hours from the time of entry and no cash payments are accepted when making this payment. Tourists can visit the national park and drive around between 07:00 am and 07:00pm.

  • Park entrance fees for foreign nonresidents visiting Kidepo valley national park in 2024

Foreign nonresident adults visiting Kidepo national park are charged park entrance fee of 40 USD per person.

Children who are foreign nonresidents are charged park entrance fee of 20 USD per child to visit Kidepo valley national park. This entrance fee is charged to children aged between 5 and 15 years visiting the national park for safari.

  • Park entrance fee for foreign residents visiting Kidepo valley national park in 2024

Foreign resident adults visiting Kidepo national park in 2024 will be charged park entrance fee of 30 USD during their safaris.

Children aged between 5 and 15 years visiting Kidepo national park will be charged park entrance fee of 10 USD to visit the destination.

  • Park entrance fee for East African citizens visiting Kidepo national park in 2024

Adult East African citizens visiting Kidepo national park will be charged park entrance fee of 20,000 Uganda shillings.

Children aged between 5 and 15 years visiting Kidepo national park in 2024 will be charged park entrance fee of 5,000 Uganda shillings.

When visiting Kidepo national park in 2024, children below the age of 5 years will not be charged park entrance fee.

During tours in Kidepo national park, other fees incurred include vehicle entrance fee which is charged per vehicle. The vehicle entrance fees are also valid for 24 hours from the time of entering the national park and the price depends on the type of vehicle and whether it is foreign registered or Ugandan registered.

Vehicle entrance fees for Kidepo national park

Vehicle entrance fees are charges which tourists pay for the different safari vehicles used to enter Kidepo valley national park during safaris in Uganda.

Ugandan registered tour company vehicles are charged a fee of 30,000 Uganda shillings during tours in Kidepo national park. Fees paid for vehicle entrance by other Ugandan registered vehicles include Saloon cars are charged 20,000 Uganda shillings per entry; pickups are charged 30,000 Uganda shillings, school buses are charged 50,000 Uganda shillings per entry into the national park.

Foreign registered vehicles entering Kidepo national park are charged a vehicle entrance fee of 40 USD for salon cars, 50 USD for minibuses, 150 USD for tour company vehicles and 4 wheel drives and over Landers, 200 USD for buses and Lorries.

Game drive costs in Kidepo national park

Game drives are among the popular activities which are carried out during safaris in Kidepo national park. This activity can be done as part of a private tour, a self drive experience or using the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) vehicles.

Day game drives in Kidepo national park for self drive tours cost 10 USD per vehicle for foreigners and foreign residents, 10,000 Uganda shillings for East African citizens.

Guided game drives in Kidepo national park are charged 20 USD during day game drives and 30 USD during night game drives. During night game drives around the national park, tourists are accompanied by ranger guides and the activity is supposed to be done using preregistered vehicles.

Using the UWA vehicles for game drives in Kidepo national park costs 30 USD per person for day game drives and 40 USD per person for night game drives around the destination.

Activity costs during safaris in Kidepo national park

Other activities are also charged differently during safaris in Kidepo national park. Tourists can engage in activities such as guided nature walks, game drives, community tours, bird watching and also hiking around the destination.

  • Game drive costs

Game drives in Kidepo national park involve exploring the different parts of the park in search for various wildlife species. Some of the animals which can be seen during game drives around the destination include elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, cheetahs, zebras, impalas, waterbucks, bushbucks, reedbucks, topi, elands, hartebeests, hyenas, warthogs and many others.

Costs incurred during game drives in Kidepo national park include park entrance fees and vehicle entrance fees. The activity is done during the morning and in the afternoon during safaris in Uganda.

Park entrance fees for Kidepo National Park in 2024
Game Drive Kidepo
  • Cost of guided nature walks in Kidepo national park

Tourists during their safaris in Kidepo national park can also engage in guided nature walks as they explore the surroundings of the national park on foot. Different trails are followed during the nature walks around the vast wilderness of the national park and wildlife species can also be seen closely during this activity.

The cost for guided nature walks in Kidepo national park in 2024 will be 25 USD for foreign nonresidents, 20 USD for foreign residents and 20,000 Uganda shillings for East Africans.

  • Bird watching costs

Bird watching is another activity which is done during safaris in Kidepo national park which is home to various bird species. There are different spots for birding around the national park including the open savannah plains and around the valleys.

Some of the bird species found in Kidepo valley national park include Ostriches, the Karamoja Apalis, Black-breasted Barbet, Yellow Billed Shrike, Nubian Woodpecker, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Little weaver, Broad-tailed Warblers, Red-winged Lark, White-crested Turaco, White-bellied Tit, Black-headed plover, Kori Bustard, Little Green Bee-eater, Brown-backed Woodpecker, Superb Starling among others.

The cost of bird watching in Kidepo valley national park is 25 USD for foreign nonresidents, 20 USD for foreign residents and 20,000 Uganda shillings for East African citizens.