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Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is another famous safari destination located in the southern part of Kenya. The national park is home to many elephants and tourists can enjoy views of Mount Kilimanjaro during tours around Amboseli National Park which is also made up of savannah plains where numerous wildlife species can be encountered.

Activities to do in Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park offers various activities for tourists to engage in during their safaris and they include the following;

  • Game drives

Visitors can participate in morning and afternoon game drives while visiting Amboseli National Park which is home to different wildlife species including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, and gazelles among others.

Game drives are a popular activity that tourists engage in during safaris in Amboseli National Park.

  • Nature walks

Amboseli National Park safaris also involve engaging in guided nature walks around the wilderness of the national park where tourists get closer to the surroundings of the park and have a chance to encounter wildlife species on foot.

Nature walks in Amboseli National Park
  • Bird watching

Tourists can engage in birdwatching activity during safaris around Amboseli National Park which is home to bird species such as the Grey crowned crane, Black-headed Heron, Yellow-throated Sandgrouse, Little Bittern, Grey Heron, Secretary bird, and Goliath Heron among others.

Best time for safaris in Amboseli National Park

Throughout the year safaris can be conducted around Amboseli National Park. The best time to visit Amboseli National Park is during the dry season from June to October when wildlife species can be spotted easily among the savannah plains and around water points where they gather to quench their thirst.

How to get to Amboseli National Park

The drive to Amboseli National Park takes about 5 to 6 hours from Nairobi.

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