Amboseli National Park
Covering 392 Square kms, Amboseli lies immediately north-west of Mount Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, making Amboseli a popular tourist destination. It is surrounded by six communally owned group ranches.
Amboseli National Park:..“on the feet of Kilimanjaro”
The image of elephants wandering across grass plains with the snowy peak of Mt Kilimanjaro in the background defines Amboseli. The park is beautifully situated at the foot of the towering Kilimanjaro and is the home to the brightly painted Masai tribe. Amboseli’s dust is ancient volcanic ash, whose salt crystals shimmer on the surface of the parched lakebed during the dry season. Amboseli is also famous for its large concentrations of wildlife especially during the dry season. Here you can see lions, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, wild dogs as well as gnus, kaffir buffaloes, Burchells Zebras and herds of elephants. Surrounding Amboseli are ranch areas where the Maasai community share the land with the wildlife.
Accommodation; is available at Amboseli Serena Lodge; Tawi Lodge, Oltukai Lodge; Tortilis Tented Lodge, Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kibo Safari Camp, Kimana Camp, Sentrim Amboseli among many others. For campers however the choices are more as the park has numerous Camp sites.