Located on the border of Kenya and Tanzania Amboseli National Park is renown for its tours in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro the largest Mountain in Africa. It is one of the most scenic destinations in Africa. Home to the big five is is especially famous for its large herds of elephants earning it the title “Home-of-Giants.”
It is also home to other animals in its ecosystem such as antelopes, hyenas, monkeys and others commonly found in Africa. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”. 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.
The Maasai community living around Amboseli are a well known facet of the country of Kenya in their unique and ethnic way of life unaffected by modernisation.
Driving through the park one has an incredible view of Mount Kilimanjaro: the tallest mountain on the african continent.
With trained wardens drive around the huge nearly 8000 square metres of earth and experience the sprawling wildlife and the unique savanna ecosystem.
One of the places where you can get out and walk. Climb to the top of this observation hill that gives you a good view of a large swath of the park from the grasslands to the swamps.
Provides an excellent area for bird watching. Look at birds such as pelicans and Egyptian geese. The thick vegetation provides food for giraffes and even hippos.
With its diverse open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland, the park provides excellent opportunities to take breathtaking photos of both animals and country.