Africa Tours and Safaris
Amboseli National Park

The park covers a total area of 392km2 and located at on the border with Tanzania in Kajiado district, South Kenya and forms part of the much larger 3,000 Km2 Amboseli ecosystem. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, making Amboseli a popular tourist destination. It is surrounded by 6 communally owned group ranches. The park has a maximum average temperature of the warmest month is 33°C during the day, while that of the coldest is 27-28°C. An annual rainfall of 300mm per annum is distributed in two seasons; April/May and November/December. The park embodies 5 main wildlife habitats like the open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland. Amboseli is famous for its big game and its great scenic beauty - the landscape is dominated by Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Example of the plentiful game include; zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala and leopard. Caracal and serval cat can be seen. Birdwatchers can see pelicans, bee-eaters, kingfishers, African fish eagles, martial eagles and pygmy falcons. It covers part of a pleistocene lake basin, now dry and within the basin is a temporary lake known as Lake Amboseli, that floods during years of heavy rainfall.

Accommodation
* Amboseli Serena Lodge
*Tortilis Tented Lodge
*Oltukai Lodge
* Kimana Lodge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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