Mount Kenya National Park Fees

Mount Kenya National Park Fees : Mount Kenya and Mount Kenya national park are one of the great safari destinations to visit in Kenya, Mount Kenya is the second highest peak in Africa coming second to Mount Kilimanjaro national park. Mt.Kenya a popular destination for climbing and hiking safari and here are the park fees for 2022.

Park Fees

  Adult Child/Student
Mt.Kenya(Day trip) 250 215
Mt.Kenya(3 day package) 700 645
Mt.Kenya(4 day package) 950 860
Mt.Kenya(5 day package) 1,200 1,075
Mt.Kenya(6 day package) 1,450 1,290

  Adult Child/Student
Mt.Kenya(Day trip) 250 215
Mt.Kenya(3 day package) 700 645
Mt.Kenya(4 day package) 950 860
Mt.Kenya(5 day package) 1,200 1,075
Mt.Kenya(6 day package) 1,450 1,290

  Adult Child/Student
Mt.Kenya(Day trip) 30 20
Mt.Kenya(3 day package) 85 55
Mt.Kenya(4 day package) 110 75
Mt.Kenya(5 day package) 140 95
Mt.Kenya(6 day package) 175 115


Camping in Mt. Kenya national park is done in several campsites including

Private campsites

  • Kisoi Munyao campsite
  • Mathenge Campsite
  • Likii North Campsite
  • Major’s Campsite

Public campsites

  • Met station & Mackinders campsites (privately managed by Naromoru River Lodge)
  • Shipton Campsite – managed by Bantu Lodge
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Shipton Campsite


  • Camping in Mt.Kenya national park is charged as one off payment irrespective of duration of stay.
  • Public campsites do not require prior booking
  • Private campsites require prior booking
  • At all campsites, standard amenities such as water, toilet/bathroom and kitchen area are provided

Vehicle charges per day

Capacity Fees (ksh)
Less than 6 seats 300 /=
6 – 12 seats 1,030/=
13 – 24 seats 2,585/=
24 -44 seats 4,050/=
45 seats and above 5,000/=


In Mt.Kenya national park there are modest and wide – range of self-catering accommodations options offered KWS (Kenya Wildlife Services), these accommodations are best accommodation options for budget travellers and those looking for a perfect gateway from the exhausting grind of life and an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and seeking to enjoy the serenity of Kenya’s wilderness. Accommodations in Mt.Kenya national park include KWS bandas and guesthouses and they include


Batian Guest House consists of 4 bedrooms, 2 bedrooms with a double bed each and the other bedrooms have two single beds each.


  • Furnished sitting room
  • Dining area and Kitchen
  • Bathroom and WC
  • Kerosene lamps
  • Blankets
  • Pillows and beddings
  • Towels and toiletries
  • Lighting by electricity
  • A 24/7 caretaker


Sirimon Bandas consists of 2 units comprising of two semi-detached bandas, each banda has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds.

Mount Kenya National Park Fees
Sirimon Bandas


  • Furnished bandas with a fully equipped kitchen opening into the living rool
  • Llighting by electricity
  • A 24/7 care taker


Reservations for bandas and guest houses are done through the warden or through reservations at the park’s headquarters reservations desk, also Focus East Africa Tours can do it as part of your safari package.

 Special Services/Activities

Security/Guided tour per guide

  • 1,720 – up to 4 hours
  • 3,015 – over 4 hours

Fishing in Mt. Kenya (per line – per day)

  • 1,550 – over 4 hours

Note:  Mountain climbing routes in Mt.Kenya national park you can hike without an official guide include

  • Kamweti
  • Marania
  • Burguret
  • Themwe

To use any these routes, visitors must inform the office on their intention to use any of the routes and exit gates in advance.

Important information for visitors

Park rules

  • Adhere to park entry and exit times, unless you are an overnight visitors. Also, always exit the park before dusk. Park gates open at 6:00 am and close at 6:00 pm
  • While driving in the park, general rules of the road apply. Car hooting and driving under the influence of alcohol is strictly prohibited
  • Move slowly and quietly but remember all animals in the park are wild and can react dangerous if startled and feel threatened.
  • Do not feed the animals
  • Drive at the speed limit of 40
  • Beware of the animals as they are wild and unpredictable do not litre or throw cigarette butts thus Mount Kenya National Park Fees

Note: all KWS parks, reserve and sanctuaries are SINGLE USE PLASTIC FREE ZONES

What to take with you

As you go to a Kenya safari to Mt.Kenya national park here the important items to take with you

  • Personal effects, clean drinking water, food and camping equipments if you are intending to stay overnight in the camp
  • Camera and binoculars
  • Insect repellent
  • First aid kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Appropriate hiking/mountaineering gere

How to get there

Travellers can get to Mt. Kenya national park by Air and by road,

By Air – domestic flights are offered from Wilson Airstrip to Nanyuki airstrip the closet commercial airstrip to Mt.Kenya national park

By road – Mt.Kenya national park is located in about 175 kilometers from Nairobi, the park can be reached on the Nanyuki – Isiolo road via Sirimon Track or Nyeri – Nanyuki road near Naro Moru. Mt.Kenya national park is accessible via Chogoria on the Embu – Meru road, about 150 kilometers of Nairobi.


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