Amboseli National Park is one of the beautiful National Parks to visit in Kenya. Amboseli National Park covers 392 sq km and forms the larger part of Amboseli ecosystem in Kenya. The park has five main wildlife habitats (Open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland), within its basin there is a temporary Lake Amboseli that floods during seasons of high rainfall.
A Kenyan Safari is a truly African experience combining the animals in the plains such as the Masai Mara, the beaches of Mombasa or Malindi and the Rift Valley. Kenya also has beautiful unspoiled beaches, thriving coral reefs with their glorious colors, memorable mountain vistas, and ancient Swahili cities.
The Park is famous for its big game, its great scenic beauty and the landscape is dominated by the towering Mount Kilimanjaro making it one of the great national parks to visit in Kenya.
Wildlife in Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park has large concentrations of wildlife all year round with over 80 different mammal species ranging from the tiny (and rarely seen) spectacled elephant shrew to the huge bulk of the African elephant. The park is great for superb elephant pictures and documentaries with Mount Kilimanjaro as a backdrop. Amboseli National Park is also great for bird watching it has over 400 bird species including many endemics.
Top Things to see in Amboseli National Park
The Maasai culture Experience
In the Park you will as be able to visit the maasai people for cultural experience and their indigenous lifestyle, you will have an opportunity to learn and shot how they survive in the park alongside with wildlife. The Vibrant Maasai tribe is Kenya’s best known cultural group leaving in different parts of Kenya, clad in colourful shukas, these tall, bejeweled people have preserved their traditional way of life sustaining its authenticity uninfluenced by cultural trends elsewhere.
The Parks gives you an opportunity to view Mount Kilimanjaro on the observation hill which as well allows you to have an overall view of the whole park especially the beautiful swamps and elephants below the hill. Animals in the park include elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowl like pelican, Egyptian goose and other water birds.