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Amboseli National Park

Introduction

Amboseli National Park is located in the Rift Valley province, close to the Tanzanian border northwest of Kilimanjaro, approximately 220-240kms southeast of Nairobi, depending upon which entrance to the park you use.

Although one of the smaller parks in Kenya, at approx 395 sq km, safaris in Amboseli are one of Kenya's most popular attractions (second to the Masai Mara). The spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak (located in Tanzania), coupled with the variety and abundance of wildlife, draws in many visitors.

Amboseli is most famed for its large herds of elephants which are easy to see and photograph due to the flat and open terrain. Wildlife to be found in the park include wildebeest and Burchell's zebra, giraffe, lions, spotted hyenas, wild cats, jackals, caracals, Thomson's and Grant's gazelles, waterbuck, impala, black rhino, buffalo, warthog and dik-dik. There are also over 420 species of birds.

The huge Amboseli Lake takes up most the northwestern area of the park, most of the year it is a dry dusty lake bed. During the wet season, the rains flood the lake bed and the surrounding area. The rest of the park is mainly swampmarsh land and savannah grassland with few trees scattered around.

The landscape is stunning and a great view point is Observation Hill.

The best time to visit is May through to December, with July and August being the busiest months. Temperature ranges from 20-30 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm. The are 2 raining seasons: Long rains – March & April and the short rains – Nov & December.

Safaris in Amboselli National Park

3 Days: Amboseli National Park Safari, Kenya
3 Days: Amboseli National Park Safari, Kenya
Under the shadow of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park is one of the best parks to view Elephants as well as many other wildlife species. It is also well known for its stunning scenery amidst red sunsets and beautiful landscapes.
3 Days - EUR €453
Tsavo West and Amboseli Park Safari in Kenya
Tsavo West and Amboseli Park Safari in Kenya
3 day safari starting in Mombasa visiting Tsavo West National Park and Amboseli National Park, perfect if you are on a beach holiday in Mombasa and wish to include a safari
3 Days - EUR €1,790
Amboseli Camping Safari - 3 days
Amboseli Camping Safari - 3 days
Snows of Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is the most scenic park in Kenya boasting of various wildlife species and over 200 species of birds.
3 Days - EUR €585
Kenya Safari to Amboseli and Tsavo 5 days
Kenya Safari to Amboseli and Tsavo 5 days
This is a safari journey through class A national parks and game reserves by road with the overnight train experience connecting back to Mombasa and the coast after the safari.
5 Days - USD $2,538
Amboseli Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Safari
Amboseli Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Safari
6 Days Experience Kenya safari, visiting the best National Parks, with a great chance of seeing herds of elephants in Amboseli and experiencing the abundant wildlife in Masai Mara as well as the bird life at Lake Naivasha,
6 Days - USD $1,990
6 day Kenya Safari and Mombasa Beach Holiday
6 day Kenya Safari and Mombasa Beach Holiday
Fulfill your lifelong dream on this safari extraordinaire, experiencing thousands of African Elephants grazing on the savannahs of Africa in Amboseli, with views of Kilimanjaro and finish off relaxing on the beaches of Mombasa
6 Days - USD $3,272
7 day Kenya Safari - Shadow of Kilimanjaro
7 day Kenya Safari - Shadow of Kilimanjaro
Masai Mara is most famous for wildebeest migration and all season park. Amboseli is the second most popular because of the backdrop of Kilimanjaro mountain. Let us share with you our pride in the best
7 Days - EUR €1,056
7 day Kenya Wildlife and Cultural Safari
7 day Kenya Wildlife and Cultural Safari
A lodge safari combining culture with safari visiting Amboseli National Park,Lake Naivasha and Nakuru and the popular Masai Mara Game Reserve.
7 Days - USD $3,170

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