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“The Kilimanjaro Royal Court”

Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya's most popular parks. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close.

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.  They can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture.

Key features

  • Wildlife
    Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik- dik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine
    Prolific birdlife features 600 species
  • Park Size
    390.26 sq. Km
  • Climate
    Temperature ranges from 20-30 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm ,Two rain seasons: Long rains – March & April & short rains – Nov/ December
  • When to go
    All year round,Daily 6.00 am -7.00 pm including public holidays. No entry is allowed on foot and visitors will not be allowed entry after 6.15pm

Park Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Game Viewing
  • Photography
  • Scenic

How to get there

  • By Road: The main road into the park is from Nairobi via Namanga (240 km) on the Nairobi - Arusha Road, through Meshanani Gate. The other road is from Nairobi via Emali (228 km) on the Nairobi - Mombasa Road. Access from Mombasa is mainly through Tsavo West National Park via Kimana (Olkelunyiet) Gate.
  • By Air: Airstrips: The park has a single airstrip for light aircrafts at Empusel gate. Other airstrips exist at Kilimanjaro Buffalo Lodge and Namanga town

Attractions

  • Large Herds of Elephants
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Big Five
  • Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants,
  • Swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose
  • Contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle

 

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