Amboseli National Park, one of Kenya’s best safari parks, is a place of superlatives, and a place of contrasts. It is not only home to the Big Five, but also a rich play field of diverse wildlife and vegetation ranging from antelopes, monkeys, hyenas, giraffes, crocodiles, peacocks and ostriches. Its vast landscape offers scenic hills and swamps in the stretch of 8, 000 square kilometers of land cover.
There are plenty of activities that you can indulge in while at this prestigious national park as listed below.
Game drive viewing are conducted all day long but the best time to see wild animals is early in the morning which starts at 6:30am till 11:30am and evening begins at 2pm till 6:30pm. During day time you can be able to see the high concentration of animals on water banks quenching their thirst. Animals to see include; spotted hyenas which can be seen early in the morning going back for its hide outs ,bush baby and serval cat can be easily seen on night game drive, waterbucks, buffalos, baboons, leopards, jackals, lions, zebras, elephants among other.
Nature photography The Amboseli National Park is probably Africa’s irrefutable background of scenic brilliance. Make sure you carry a standard camera and back up storage cards to capture the beauty of nature and carry those moments with you! The Amboseli is absolutely the embodiment of the African jungle which can be compared to the prairies of the Americas.
Hot air balloon safari This is rewarding activity to include in your bucket list as you can be able to fly the skies of Amboseli national park and have a great aerial view of elephants, buffaloes, the plains, birds of the air and many more.
A cultural visit to the local villages The local communities living around the Amboseli national park are a unique ethnic group in East Africa. The Maasai community is known for its traditional culture that has not been affected by modernization of the African continent. They lead a tribal way of life, which is worth exploring especially their traditional dances and clothing.
Where to stay
On your safari to Amboseli national park, you can sleep in the amazing comfortable Kibo Safari Camp lodge where they have an amazing 3Day/2Night offer. To book for accommodation, click here.