Amboseli is one of our favourite places to visit in Kenya.
If you are given the chance, do visit a manyatta (a local Maasai village) please do. If you go in the late afternoon or early evening, you may even see all the livestock being brought home to be kept safe in the centre of the village.
Here you should expect to see plenty of elephant, who are here in very large herds. These are some of the largest elephants seen in Africa and they make great photos in front of a backdrop of snow-capped Kilimanjaro and the dramatic lighting whether it be from dark scene of a tropical rainstorm, a colourful sunset or sunrise or just a clear blue African sky. You will also have a good chance of seeing hippos, crocodiles, and lion well as the other antelopes, birds and small mammals commonly seen elsewhere.
In recent years, great efforts have been made to take a more environmentally friendly approach towards this picturesque game park. Eco friendly tourism has not alwaystaken a high priority, and poaching and abuse of the land and it’s inhabitants has been a major problem.
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Directions: From Nairobi: 30 minute flight or 4 hour drive. From Mombasa: 4-5 hour drive. Amboseli is picturesque and famous for its dramatic scenery and breathtaking views of the African grasslands. The snow capped mountain – Kilimanjaro, creates a spectacular setting for game viewing.