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6-Day Fascinating Safari

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6 day wildlife safaris and game drives tour to Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park and 2 other destinations travelling through Kenya and Tanzania. Read More
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  • Jul 12
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Masai Mara, Naivasha and Amboseli Special Offer

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  • Aug 03
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3 Days' Safari at Amboseli National Park

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3 day wildlife safaris and game drives tour to Amboseli and Nairobi travelling through Kenya and Tanzania. Read More
From US$ 430 03 days View Tour
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  • Jul 12
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6 Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli

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6 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip in Kenya, visiting Maasai Mara, Nakuru and Amboseli National Park. Read More
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  • Jul 12
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4 day Amboseli & Tsavo National Parks Safaris

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4 day wildlife safaris and game drives tour in Kenya, visiting Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park and Tsavo East National Park. Read More
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  • Jul 12
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3 Days Amboseli Safari (Kili Base Tour)

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3 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip visiting Amboseli National Park and Nairobi in Kenya. Read More
From US$ 580 03 days View Tour
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7-day Kenya Budget Safari

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7 day wildlife safaris and game drives tour in Kenya, visiting Maasai Mara National Reserve, Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru National Park. Read More
From US$ 1,240 07 days View Tour
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  • Jul 12
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16 Days Kenya Safari

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16 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip through Nairobi, Nyeri, Samburu National Reserve and 5 other destinations in Kenya. Read More
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Six-Days Masai Mara, Amboseli Wildlife Safari

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6 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip in Kenya, visiting Masai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi and Amboseli National Park. Read More
From US$ 1,255 06 days View Tour
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7 Days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Naivasha & Amboseli

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7 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip in Kenya, visiting Masai Mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and Lake Naivasha. Read More
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3 DAYS AMBOSELI DAILY DEPARTURES

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3 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip visiting Amboseli National Park and Nairobi in Kenya. Read More
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14-Day East Africa Honeymoon Safari

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14 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip to Nairobi, Amboseli and 5 other destinations travelling through Tanzania and Kenya. Read More
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7-Day Safari Adventure in Kenya

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7 day wildlife safaris and game drives tour in Kenya, visiting Amboseli National Park, Lake Naivasha and Maasai Mara National Reserve. Read More
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Seven-Day Masai Mara, Nakuru and Amboseli Safari

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7 day wildlife safaris and game drives trip in Kenya, visiting Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve. Read More
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Amboseli National Park Tour Reviews

5 - Excellent
Based on 3 customer reviews
Excellent Reviewed Tour: Masai Mara, Naivasha and Amboseli Special Offer
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Ecuador
“Everything excellent, I was just expecting an off road vehicle instead of a van but this wasn’t such an issue overall.”
Amazing trip , great value and first rate driver made for a holiday of a lifetime Reviewed Tour: 6-Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Budget Safari
5 - Excellent
  • Samantha Green
  • From UK
“I cannot rate this trip highly enough , The 3 parks complimented each other perfectly and we saw the big five and plenty of other wildlife. Highly recommended. All the hotels / campsites were clean and comfortable with very friendly staff.”
The best trip ever! Reviewed Tour: 6-Day Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Budget Safari
5 - Excellent
  • Galina Kolesnikova
  • From UK
“We booked a Luxury package 6 days Best of Kenya Safari with Africa Flash McTours & Travel, we traveled in November 2017.

We loved it, loved it and loved it!

We have seen so many lions, giraffes, elephants, hippos, cheetahs, rhinos (both black and white), leopard, flamingos, crocodiles, jackals, hyenas, baboons and many many more! We could see the animals being so close to them, we didn't expect that we will see so many and so close -the best experience ever!

We have been to Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli - where we saw the Kilimangiaro.

We stayed in the best lodges: Sarova Maasai Mara, Sarova Lions Hill and Serena Amboseli -what a locations! Service is outstanding as well as the food!

Thank you Peter (the owner) for organising this great safari for us and a big big thank you to John (our guide) for showing us the best of Kenya.

It was an unforgettable experience! We would definitely travel with Africa Flash McTours & Travel again!!!”

Amboseli National Park - Overview and Facts

Some call Amboseli National Park an elitist, but there is nothing snobby about the second-best national park of Kenya. Sure, it’s popular and it loves all that attention, but there’s a reason behind its huge fan following. After all, where else would you get to see mammoth tuskers against a backdrop of the gorgeous Mount Kilimanjaro! The highest peak of Africa loves to stay hidden from your view for most of the day, but those who take the effort to wake up at dawn are usually rewarded with the clearest of views of the elusive mountain peak.

Located at a distance of 200 kms. to the southeast of Nairobi, Amboseli National Park is a compact national park that stretches over just 293 sq. kms. and presents grassy plains and scrubby vegetation all around. The park’s animal population isn’t as extensive as some national parks of Africa, but the small size and open areas ensure that game drives and nature walks are always a fun and very good experience.

Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the biggest charms of Amboseli National Park, but it doesn’t pale out in terms of its flora or fauna either. Elephants are the biggest charm here. It is common to find huge herds drinking water from surface springs. The big bulls of these herds also have some of the largest tusks in Africa.

The park is home to as many as 370 species of birds and you can expect guaranteed sightings of zebras, wildebeest and elephants. Other animals found in the park include the spotted hyena, lion, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo, warthog, impala, jackal, serval cat and the leopard.

  • Wildlife Rating: 5 stars out of 5
  • Scenery Rating: 5 stars out of 5
  • Bush Vibe: 4 stars out of 5

Amboseli National Park is surrounded by a number of ranch areas where the Maasai people share their lands with the local wildlife. Wild animals tend to avoid these areas as cattle-grazing means that there is hardly enough grass to attract herbivores and the predators have far better options than confronting hundreds of villagers. However, this also means that you get to enjoy a delightful cultural visit while in Amboseli National Park. Most local lodges offer village tours which let you explore the ancient Maasai culture and learn more about their customs and traditions.

  • Altitude: 1,189 to 1,372 meters
  • Number of Visitors: 200,000

Pros and Cons of Amboseli National Park

Pros:

  • Breathtaking views of Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Home to some of the largest tuskers on the planet
  • Excellent elephant sightings
  • Cultural interactions with the Maasai

Con:

  • Malarial area

Accommodation in Amboseli

Those visiting Amboseli National Park can choose from luxury game lodges as well as tented safari camps. There are a number of options to suit all budgets and tastes. Some of the top camps and lodges at the Amboseli National Park include Tortilis Camp, Porini Amboseli Camp and Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.

Best Time to Visit Amboseli

The best time to visit Amboseli National Park is between the months of July to October. The weather is warm and dry and this makes for comfortable game viewing. The months of April to June are best avoided as this coincides with the wet season, making things very difficult for travelers.

Extend Your Vacation from Amboseli

Amboseli’s compact size makes it possible to see everything within a couple of days, and its proximity to the Mara allows it to find its way into most Kenyan itineraries. Tourists wanting to extend their stay can always add the following options into their itineraries.

  • Chyulu Hills National Park: If the thought of having the great Mt. Kilimanjaro as a backdrop excites you, wait till you visit the Chyulu National Park, home to ancient volcanic hills that present even better views of the mountain. The park is a small conservation area that is home to a number of antelope species, leopards, elephants and buffalo's, and its biggest highlight is that it is avoided by most tourists visiting Kenya.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve: The Mara really needs no introduction. As one of the top two national parks in East Africa, Maasai Mara is always exciting and always full of tourists.