What to Expect On Safari in Amboseli National Park Kenya? Amboseli National Park Kenya sounds as the finest safari destination for the   first time travelers in Kenya, the park comprises a size that permits visitors to see virtually every aspect in few days could be two or three. More so, it is easy to access meaning you don’t need to follow a long-haul flight with a very long flight to reach the main destination. The short –haul flight between Wilson Airport and Amboseli Airstrip is less than an hour in a light aircraft.

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The park is truly adventurous safari destination that can ease on your Kenya Safari –Amboseli national park is close to Nairobi Capital City doesn’t mean that lots of Kenyans drive their daily especially weekends and school holidays. Traffics congestion is more experienced during festive seasons or peak season, so you need an expert tour operator to assists you in planning your trips in a successful way.

The word Amboseli was got from a word Empusel ‘’which means salty’’ dry place but underground streams flowing from the melting ice-cap along Mount Kilimanjaro that keeps some areas of the park more supplied with water which attracts large herds of elephants and various birds.

Wildlife in Amboseli National park;

Amboseli National Park ranks as one of the perfect Kenya Safari destination that hosts large population of elephants in the world. Here, we see some of elephants are named by the guide because they’ve been studied by the researchers at the Amboseli Elephant Research Centre.

Tourists who wish to find out the social life of intelligent primates –visit the park at baboon research Centre for more information about these great apes.

 Wildlife species; Well, the park is home to Cheetah, wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik-dik, Lesser Kudu and Nocturnal porcupine as well as haven place for birds that features with over 600 species. Thus, making it a great ideal for game spotting eye safari destination. Along your visit lookout for Thomson’s gazelle and how they differ from impala, Maasai giraffe –Burchell’s or plain Zebra as well as spotted hyena.

Birdlife; Superb starling, Grey crowned crane, Hamerkop, African spoonbill, White-browed coucal, African sacred ibis, Grey crowned, Fish Eagle, Secretary bird, Martial eagle, Owls, Vultures, Cape Teal, White –faced whistling –Duck, Fulvous Whistling –Duck, Yellow –billed Duck, Northern Shoveler, Garganey, African pygmy ,Garganey, Little Grebe ,Eared Grebe ,African Green pigeon ,Namaqua Dive many more.

Is Mount Kilimanjaro easily seen here?

The view is fantastic and rewarding right from the park. Amboseli sits in the foot hills of the majestically Mount Kilimanjaro. That stands as the world’s tallest free- standing mountain and Africa’s highest peak. Due to its stunning closeness to the Tanzanian border and the park offers the best vistas of Kilimanjaro. Note that, Mount Kilimanjaro rises 5895 meters /19341 feet high, meaning its summit almost swathed in cloud. The perfect clear viewing is during your early morning game drives.

What to Expect On Safari in Amboseli National Park Kenya?

All you need to have professional photographers never to put yourself on pressure but rather feel free while on safari.

 Where to stay;

Amboseli National Park is one of the few Kenya’s iconic safari destination that boosts with classic lodges, hotel and camps –they range from Luxury, Mid-range and Budget with comfortable room amenities; Tortilis camp, Porini Amboseli Camp, Satao Elerai Camp among others.

When to visit;

Amboseli National Park is evergreen and lush during the low season, with clear views of the Africa’s highest Mountain ‘’Mount Kilimanjaro’’.

Peak season /high;

From June to October – best time for game viewing.

Green season /low;

From November to May – acts as best time for bird watching and perfect time to to have a clear view of Kilimanjaro skies.

Amboseli is expect for safari all year long.

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