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Amboseli National Park - Mount Kilimanjaro's Courtyard
Attractions in Amboseli National Park
Mount Kilimanjaro: all said and done, Mount Kilimanjaro is best viewed from Amboseli. Opportunities to photo graph Elephants as they stride in front of the mountain invite every tourist
Wildlife: Amboseli National Park is one of the best places to see elephants in Kenya. In addition to the elephants, you are sure to see the zebra, gnu, hippopotamus, buffalo, spotted hyena, waterbuck, Masai giraffe, Thomson's and Grant's gazelle, impala, lion and cheetah. Note also the presence of the rare gerenuk and the fringed-eared Oryx in the arid northern part of the park. Most mammals stay around the swamps during the day and move towards the hilly countryside (southern section) before night. The birdlife is also abundant as about 420 species of birds have been recorded in the park !
Lake Amboseli:  is a flat and dry area which was 10'000 years ago a large and permanent lake of 40 meters deep. Today it is a small seasonal lake existing only after heavy and prolonged rains. Most of the dry-lake bed is covered by alkaline white ashes, remains of the eruption of the Kilimanjaro a few thousands of years ago. when dry, you can drive on the lake bed, when it it is full hippo inhabit it and elephants and buffaloes and other game visit it to quench their thirst and wallow
Enkongo Narok, Ol Tukai and Olokenya Swamps:  Swamps are oasis in a arid and dry surroundings and offer a wide variety of habitats for mammals and birds (e.g. large pools for hippopotamus, elephants and buffalos and small pools for antelopes, zebras, waterbuck and gnus) and many fresh grasses and aquatic plants. The presence of swamps is due to the streams running down from the Mt Kilimanjaro towards Amboseli plains. All streams are underground.

4 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari
The 4 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari from Nairobi is one of the best safari programs from Nairobi! A visit to Kenya's jewel park - the modern seventh wonder of the wonder of the world an to The Bird watchers paradise as satisfying as a 12 days safari can be! Bonus on this is a Giraffe Centre and Karen Blixen Museum Tour

F. Kings Msafairi 3 - 4 Days Tsavo East, Tsavo WEst and Taita Hills Salt Lick Safari
F. Kings Msafiri III -  4 Days Tsavo East, Tsavo West and Salt Lick Safari gives you the ultimate time to enjoy and explore the Combined parks of Tsavo East and West and the nearby Taita Hills Private Game Sanctuary. Departs daily with a minimum of 2 people. Accommodation will be in a luxury lodge or tented camp of your choice or  our recommended lodges. Bonus 1 day Mombasa city tour and Ngomongo village or Mamba Village - the Largest crocodile farm in Africa.
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See also: Balloon safari in Masai Mara or Amboseli
Masai Mara and Amboseli Hot air Balloon safari adds more value to the whole safari
This Hot Balloon Safari can be taken with Both the 4 Days Tsavo East, West and Amboseli safari - F. Kings Msafiri 1 and the 4 days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari - F. Kings Msafiri 2

See also: Masai Village Tour

Learned the fabled Masai peoples culture and their day to day life in a Masai Village Tour. This excursion  tour can be taken with all safaris on this website


Amboseli National Park on F. Kings Msafiri - Special offer safaris


Description of Amboseli National Park

Located about 250 Km from Nairobi and 430 Km from Mombasa, Amboseli National Park is the third most visited wildlife national park in Kenya after the Masai Mara National Reserve and Nakuru National Park.
Gazetted National Park in 1977 in order to protect this unique ecosystem, the park is famous for being the best place in Kenya to spot elephants. Furthermore, it is a must to photograph the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro (5,985 m - 17,685 ft), the greatest single mountains of the world standing amidst large herds of elephants wandering in the swamps.

Amboseli's Iremito Gate Approached through Emali

Amboseli's Kimana Gate approached through Namanga

Amboseli National Park is at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, and the world's highest free standing mountain,  Mount Kilimanjaro. The snow- capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro dominates every aspect of Amboseli. Amboseli National Reserve (formerly Amboseli National Park) covers only 392 square kilometers but despite its small size and its fragile ecosystem it supports a wide range of mammals, well over 50 of the larger species, and birds with over 400 species recorded. Park rangers have often noticed birds that have migrated from as far as Saint Petersburg, Russia.

4 Days Tsavo East, West and amboslei Safari - with a bonus 1 day Mombasa City Tour - Inquire Now
This safari give you the ultimate time to enjoy and explore the Combined parks of Tsavo East and West and the Amboseli national Park. Departs daily with a minimum of 2 people. Accommodation will be in a luxury lodge or tented camp of your choice or  our recommended lodges. Please inquire with us

The snows of Mount Kilimanjaro, white and crystalline, form a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya's most spectacular displays of wildlife - lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, cheetah, buffalo and hosts of plains' game, creating Kenya's most sought after photographer's parades. The swamps and springs have encouraged the hippos to stay around. Other animals also seen are wildebeest, antelopes, zebras, giraffes, gerenuks, gazelles, and buffalos. Amboseli National Reserve's (formerly Amboseli National Park) best game runs are around the swamps and there is a fine lookout on Observation Hill, which offers views over the whole of the Amboseli National Reserve (formerly Amboseli National Park) and beyond.

Amboseli National Park features flat dusty plains with huge congregations of animals including zebra and wildebeest

The snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro dominates Amboseli's landscape

A well worth it and recommended activity is the Amboseli - Kilimanjaro balloon safari. Early in the morning, you will be woken and driven to the departure site. The balloon drifts with the gentle wind across the myriad of pinks, oranges and purples lighting up the Amboseli sky as you watch the spectacular 'African sunrise' peaking around Mount Kilimanjaro. Hot air ballooning is without doubt the most romantic way to fly. Imagine floating over the open plains and watching as the sunrise turns the awe inspiring Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa, into a purple hue, and the snows on its Kibo peak, a delicate pink. The magnificent sight of Mount Kilimanjaro above herds of elephant crossing the plains of Amboseli is a timeless African image and one of life's most memorable experiences. Experience the hot air balloon safari with friends and take a group photo with the Mount Kilimanjaro peak opening up to the early morning chill.



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Safari Camps and Lodges  in Amboseli National Park

Kibo Safari Camp is a Luxury tented camp situated within the Amboseli dispersal area and borders the Amboseli national reserve. The Camp incorporates an open terraced restaurant and bar under acacia trees overlooking majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro and a beautiful swimming pool has been landscaped within ... read more

Amboseli Serena Lodge is in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, beside a gently flowing natural spring. Influenced by native Masai architecture, the lodge is in perfect harmony with its environment. Guest rooms are appointed with authentic African murals painted by a local artist, conveying a distinctive Masai Manyatta mood ... read more

Sentrim Amboseli's location deep inside the Amboseli national Park guarantees it's visitors close encounters with the park's renowned elephants, buffalos, wildebeest, zebra, giraffes, impalas and several predators ... read more

Ol Tukai Lodge is camouflaged in a forest of trees and palms inside the Amboseli National Park. The lodge is built in a location offering majestic views of the snow capped Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain ... read more
Other Safari Camps and Lodges in Amboseli
 Amboseli Sopa, Kampi ya Kanzi, Amboseli Tortilis Camp and Kilima Safari camp (Read amore details about these lodges and camps)



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