Amboseli means Salty Dust in the local Maasai dialect, this park is popularly known as the home of world’s largest land mammal the Elephants.
Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands. we recommend using our 7X Landcruiser that has an open hatch allowing you to view and grab those cool photos from a high vantage point.
The 392 KM2 park lies 200KM South of Nairobi a 2 to 3-hour drive through beautiful sights of Kenya’s country side. For a complete tour of the Park, you will need to spend at list one night, the Park has a range of accommodation to suit all budgets, tastes and interests from very basic campsites where one can pitch a tent and sleep under canvas in the wild, safari lodges, luxury tented camps with large, fully furnished tents and small private camps for your exclusive use.
Amboseli National Park is the oldest in Kenya and, without doubt, one of the most attractive.
The wildlife here roams freely through some of the most majestic scenery imaginable. Your Amboseli tour will take you to the home of herds of elephant and place you in the best positions to see the big cats such as lion, leopard and cheetah. And, of course, you’ll be at close quarters with the largest species of giraffe, and the tallest land mammal, the Masai giraffe.
Our expert guides will be on hand to help you identify many of the 400 species of bird that also live in the park. They know exactly where to head for the best vantage points, including Observation Hill with its exquisite vistas of Mount Kilimanjaro in neighbouring Tanzania. For a spot of adventure you may wish to spend some time around the emerald-green swamps which are formed by waters trickling down from Kilimanjaro’s slopes: it is in places like this that Amboseli’s resident hippo love to bathe.