Two Day Safari to Amboseli National Park
Whether a bird lover, predator fan, or grazers admirer, Amboseli National park at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro won’t let you short of awe!
Amboseli is considered Kenya‘s biosphere reserve. The name Amboseli in Maa (Masai language) means place of water, and it reveals its true nature. In its swamps live massive herds of elephants and are likely to pose a show for you. Much other wildlife will reveal themselves - observe hippos, zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, buffaloes, wildebeest, and gazelles. Not to forget all the predators lurking around - lions, cheetahs, jackals, and hyenas are likely to be seen. And more than 350 bird species, among them flamingoes, cormorants, storks, and ostriches. A full package, so to say. And with us achievable in only one day.
Amboseli National Park is a semi-arid land of swamps, home to over 400 bird- and 47 raptor species and it completes one of the best wildlife-viewing experiences in the world.
Known as the Royal Court of Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park offers unparalleled views of Mount Kilimanjaro - Africa's tallest mountain.
Home to large herds of elephants, as well as lions, leopards, cheetahs, buffaloes, and more, Amboseli National Park is a visually stunning park located just three hours' drive from Nairobi.
This overnight visit allows you both afternoon and morning game drives in the park.
Your Journey Mapped Out
Ready to set out? Your adventure awaits!
- DAY 1 - NAIROBI - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
- DAY 2 - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK - NAIROBI
DAY 1 - NAIROBI - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Departing from Nairobi after breakfast, you'll drive south through the Masai lands of the Athi Plains and arrive at Amboseli National Park in time for either a picnic lunch within the park or a hot lunch at your lodge.
Once you've refueled, it's time to head out into the park for an afternoon game drive where you'll see herds of wildebeest and zebras, proud lions, skulking hyenas, a variety of antelopes, and some of Kenya's largest herds of elephants - all set against the startling backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro.
After the sun has set, you'll retire to your lodge for dinner.
DAY 2 - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK - NAIROBI
For the absolute best views of Kilimanjaro, you'll have to wake up for the sunrise. The early morning sun casts Kilimanjaro in a fantastic light, turning its snows pink and its mountainside a deep purple that has to be seen to be believed. It makes a remarkable setting for your breakfast.
You'll also enjoy excellent game-viewing conditions on your early morning game drive, with predators such as lions and leopards much more active in these low-light, cooler conditions.
After your game drive has been completed, you'll return to Nairobi.
For those traveling on to Tanzania, the Namanga border crossing is just three hours drive from Amboseli National Park.