Amboseli national park-kenya
Amboseli National Park is perched in southeastern Kenya within the border of Tanzania, Amboseli national park located near the foot of the majestic mountain Kilimanjaro makes it the most iconic African safari area. Amboseli national park is the true classic image of giraffes and elephants crossing the wonderful savannah plains against the snow-capped peak background of the highest mountain in Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro is situated in Tanzania, but Amboseli National Park can offer the best panoramic views of mountain Kilimanjaro.
Amboseli national park is characterized by the savanna plains, wetlands, acacia forests. Amboseli national park is relatively small but truly accommodating the larger ecosystem from both sides of the Tanzania -Kenya border. Amboseli national park is also famous for the impressive population of over 600 African elephants, large tusks, zebras, Cape buffalo, giraffes, and wildebeest.
Amboseli national park’s central part has a shallow Kioko Lake which protects the flamingos and pelicans. Amboseli’s lake dries up during the dry season, leaving a pile of ash behind, where Amboseli national park got its name. The ashes that are left behind are called Amboseli by the local Maasai people. Mountain Kilimanjaro location offers spectacular views to travelers at Amboseli national park due to its location at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro.
During your safari to Amboseli national park, you will encounter unique wildlife species such as the large groups of African elephants, giraffes, zebras, cape buffaloes, wildebeest among others, and view the snow-capped peak of mountain Kilimanjaro. Amboseli national park is best visited in the long dry seasons of June to October.
A walking safari at Amboseli national park is offered to only a number of private conservation areas at the corner of this National Park such as at the Satao Elerai Camp and Tortilis Camp where travelers can enjoy an experienced guided walk as you come face to face closer with the wild animals. Walking can either be done in the morning or in the afternoon in this African wilderness.
Night safaris at Amboseli national park are being offered from your accommodation situated in the private conservation areas within the national park. Just before your dinner, travelers can depart in an open vehicle while searching out for nocturnal animals like Hyenas, leopards, genets, and galagos.