Nature lovers have a chance to experience the most splendid scenic beauty at Amboseli National park. It is the second most popular attraction site in Kenya. The park is located in the Loitoktok district in Rift Valley Province. Amboseli National Park is 39,206 hectares in size, thus spreading across the Kenya- Tanzania border. The main attractions in the park include large herds of Elephants, Mt Kilimanjaro, the big five, observation hill, swamp, and the contemporary Maasai culture. A visit to Amboseli National Park gives a chance to enjoy game viewing, bird watching, camping, scenic, and photography. The park provides the best wildlife viewing experiences in the world.
Itâ€™s recognized as the home of the African Elephant. Itâ€™s the best place in Africa where you get to see free-ranging elephants up-close. The park offers the best chance to see the herds due to the sparse vegetation resulting from the long and dry months. There are over 1000 elephants to admire; they have been named, coded, and numbered. Isnâ€™t that enthralling? They even recognize them individually. As a result, Amboseli elephants are the best known in the world. If you havenâ€™t had a chance to see these gigantic animals, then you must visit Amboseli National Park for a glorious experience. Itâ€™s a beautiful feeling watching them move majestically and tranquility around the park.
Besides, itâ€™s an excellent place to view the big five as well as other rare species. And guess what? You get to see the lions; they even climb trees at Amboseli National Park. Itâ€™s also home to zebras, wildebeests, buffalos, and giraffes. There are over 50 other mammal species and over 400 species of birds.
Nature lovers can also sightsee diverse habitats at the park, which range from the woodlands and savanna to the wetlands with Sulphur springs. Amboseli National Park also has glorious views of Mount Kilimanjaro, which is the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Although the mighty mountain is usually hidden in the thick clouds, you can occasionally glimpse it as sunrise and sunset as it rises majestically. Furthermore, the park is easily navigable, and thereâ€™s a great choice of accommodation from Kenya Wildlife Service campsites to 5-star safari lodges. Your journey to Amboseli National Park will be filled with spectacular views and memorable experience.
Non Resident Adults Inside the park â€“ US$ 90
Non Resident Children inside the park â€“ US$ 55
Non Resident Student â€“ US$ 55
EAST AFRICAN CITIZEN (Ksh)
Citizen Adults â€“ Ksh. 1200
Citizen Children â€“ Ksh. 350
Citizen Student â€“ Ksh. 350
EAST AFRICAN RESIDENTS (Ksh)
Resident Adult â€“ Ksh 1,200
Resident Children â€“ Ksh 600
Resident Student â€“ Ksh 600
The main road into the park is from Nairobi via Namanga (240 km) on the Nairobi-Arusha Road, via Meshanani Gate. The road is tarmacked up to Namanga but is marram from Namanga to Meshanani Gate (75km).
The other road is via Emali (228 km) on the Nairobi- Mombasa Road. The road is tarmacked up to Emali and marram from Emali to Remito Gate (64 km) Access from Mombasa is mainly through Tsavo West via Kimana (Olkelunyiet) Gate.