03-11-2016 by redazione
Good news for safari lovers in Kenya and especially for those who organize them, agencies and tour operators.
The Kenya Wildlife Service from November 1 reduced entry ticket in Kenya's national parks and reserves. Cutting corresponds exactly to the Government's decision not to tax the entrance fees in the parks, so the reduction reflects exactly the tax V.A.T. which in Kenya is at 16%.
Then the ticket for non-residents will drop to $ 60 (around 6000 Kenyan shillings) while that for the residents will KES. 860. Tsavo East and West 52 dollars for non residents, 35 dollars for children.
The decision of the government, has long advocated by the Minister for Tourism Najib Balala, it is part of the revitalization plan of tourism, which according to Nairobi passes especially dall'appetibilità of natural parks and reserves, special real resource for the country.
But this major cut will also help those who find a reason to discover the beauty of the savannah in a holiday on the Kenyan coast.
The Kenya Tourist Board and the Kenya Wildlife Service will work from here to the immediate post-election campaign to promote tourism in the unspoiled places of Kenya and the most sought-after tourist destinations.
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