Altitude: 2829 m.a.m.s.l.
One of the official entrance/exit points for Aberdare national park, situated on its north western border.
What to do there?Make payments of park fees, get entry permits/tickets, get information about the park, game viewing, bird watching and camping nearby.
Best time to visitAny time during the less rainy days of the year
Location of Shamata gateShamata gate sits in the rain forests of Aberdare national park's north western end.
It also is near a rural farming community.
How to get thereBy vehicle or air, with the latter using an airstrip near the area.
A vehicle would still be needed to roam the park, with 4x4s being essential during the rains.