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Amboseli National Park

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Trust Building Moi Avenue, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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Amboseli national park day tour from Nairobi
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3 Days Amboseli & Tsavo West National Park Safari From Nairobi
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5 Days Tsavo East ,Tsavo west, Amboseli, Nairobi safari
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Amboseli National Park is a photographer's paradise thanks to the abundant wildlife such as lions, cheetahs, rhinos, and buffalo roaming under the shadows of majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest peak. With its large concentration of African elephants, Amboseli National Park is a fantastic choice for a truly breathtaking camping safari, in front of the world's finest photographic backdrop.Day 1 Amboseli National ParkDepart early from Nairobi, venturing south to the famed Amboseli National Park. Stop at your camp to enjoy lunch before beginning your safari in search of lions, elephants, rhino, and other large game, with "Kili" providing the ultimate photo backdrop.Venture south to the famed Amboseli National Park located at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. The snow-capped peak of the mountain dominates every aspect of the park, providing the ultimate photo backdrop. Amboseli covers only 392 sq km, though despite its small size and its fragile ecosystem the park supports a wide range of mammals (well over 50 of the larger species) and birds (over 400 species). After lunch at your safari camp, spend the afternoon criss-crossing the park in seach of lions, buffaloes, elephants, rhino, cheetah, and of course the photo of a lifetime.A part of the park is composed of a dried-up lake bed which in the shimmering heat produces mirages. Swamps and springs, fed by underground rivers fromsafari camp, form permanent watering places for the wildlife through times of drought. The snows of Kilimanjaro form a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya's most spectacular displays of wildlife creating Kenya's most sought after photographer's paradise. The park's best game drives are around the swamps and there is a fine lookout on Observation Hill which offers views over the whole of the park and beyond.Years ago this was the locale around which such famous writers as Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark spun their stories of big-game hunting in the wilds of Africa. In addition, the park that has been made famous by Cynthia Moss, the noted American naturalist and author who has one of the longest-running studies on elephants. You might even see some of the elephants that Cynthia has immortalized in her many books and award-winning film Echo of the Elephants.Day 2 Amboseli National ParkThis is your full day to enjoy Africa at its best - countless wildlife encounters through open plains spotted with flat-topped acacia trees. Before returning to camp, stop at a traditional Masai village for an optional visit to learn about the local Masai culture.This is your full day to enjoy Africa at its best - countless wildlife encounters through open plains spotted with flat-topped acacia trees. Before returning to your safari camp in the evening, stop at a traditional "Manyatta" (Masai village) for an optional visit to learn about the local Masai culture.Part of Maasailand, Amboseli National Park is thus the home of the Masai people, those tall, proud nomads whose legendary prowess in battle and single handed acts of bravery in fights with wild animals has spread across the globe. Perhaps more than any other community in Kenya, the Masai have learned to live in complete harmony with their environment, and coexist and thrive together with the wildlife that surrounds them. The park is surrounded by Manyatta quickly built out of bent poles and sticks and plastered with cow dung and equally swiftly abandoned when the grazing is finished and the herds must move on.Day 3 Amboseli National ParkRise early for a final morning game drive, enjoying the African sun as it rises over the savannah of the Amboseli plain. Return to Nairobi in the afternoon, where your safari ends. Rise early for a final morning game drive, enjoying the African sun as it rises over the savannah of the Amboseli plain. Return to Nairobi in the afternoon
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Trust Building Moi Avenue, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a day here in the dry season to see the animals enjoying the marsh and swamplands. Hippos freely walking around rather than half submerged is a fantastic sight, as well as hundreds of the other favourite animals.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

During our 2-night Amboseli safari we saw lions feeding on fresh buffalo kill, countless giraffes, buffalo, elephants, wildebeest, antelope, hippos, baboons, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, etc. The views of Mt. Kilimanjaro are stunning, especially at sunrise and sunset. If you are looking to see the Big...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited for a couple of days seeing loins, many elephants plus other animals you would expect of a game park. A lot of safari vehicles being rather silly by gathering in large groups and bustling for position disturbing the animals rather that just taking...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great park to visit first on our safari. It is loaded with wildlife and they are easy to spot. Baby elephants were everywhere! So much fun to watch. Beautiful scenery with Kilimanjaro in the background.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw a lot of animals in one day. We saw lions, a lot zebra, elephants, water buffalow and giraffs all on the first day.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the Amboseli national park as part of my safari holiday we saw animals that people have only seen on the wildlife shows Elephants (we did need to move quickly as they had a baby with them ) the other animals were cool...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolute must visit! The park is fantastic, even without the view of the mountain (it does hide a lot!) the part is packed with wildlife. We saw hipos fighting, pride of 12 lions, hyenas, gazillion elephants, herons, storks and so so so much more! The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After going all over Kenya you have to come to Amboseli to end your trip. the environment is relaxing and plenty of wildlife around

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The start off wasn't so good.....wasted 1 hour at the KWS gate as they 'tried ' to clear/check payment for all the cars lined up. Kindly add more staff or more effective ways to sort clients. Otherwise the game drives were good n saw lots...More

Thank Nancy K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful game reserve! Will always fondly remember my visit here. A surprise around every bend! Elephants, ostriches, so many beautiful birds, wildebeest, zebras, lions and more! My highlight was seeing the big tusker Tim!

Thank Anne P
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vanadia7
7 August 2017|
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Response from Gustavo C | Reviewed this property |
I think it works but you usually see the animals in a good distance and the car must stop properly and the camera still. I had 18-300 and it worked most of the times. If you can get 400 of course it is much better. The... More
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19 August 2016|
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Response from Nimisha P | Reviewed this property |
Only tour opeartor I am aware of is Pollman's. They may have it we used them from NBO to Ambosli. Pollman's drivers were very friendly and well knowlegble
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Response from FJ2205 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can only visit the park with a guide/driver, equipped car or van. No step out of the car during the game view is allowed. I did not see any private car. There are many operators around. Entrance fee is 70$ per... More
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