About Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is in southern Kenya. It’s known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania. Observation Hill offers panoramas of the peak and the park’s plains and swamps. Varied wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. The western section is dominated by vast Lake Amboseli, which is dry outside the rainy season.
The word 'amboseli' is derived from the Maasai language and it means 'salty dust.'

Interesting Facts about Amboseli National Park

  • The park is considered to be one of the most popular parks in Kenya due to its views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the huge elephant herds that live in its boundaries. We provide our clients visiting Amboseli National Park with views of the world's highest free-standing mountain - Mount Kilimanjaro, which is located in the distance together with herds of elephants.
  • Wildlife that can be seen in Amboseli National Park includes blue wildebeests, plains zebras, Maasai giraffes, elephants, Cape buffalos, Maasai lions, spotted hyenas, cheetahs, impalas, wild dogs, crocodiles, nocturnal porcupines, gazelles, rhinos, hippos, mongooses, hyraxes, dik-diks, lesser kudus, and many others.
  • While visitors to Amboseli National Park are usually not permitted to leave their vehicle because of the dangers associated with the wildlife, they can get out at Observation Hill - which is a pyramid shaped hill that provides an excellent view of the surroundings
  • The best time to view elephants is in the evening or in the early morning, when they tend to graze. To book your tour trip to Amboseli National Park. Please contact us.