Amboseli national park formerly maasai amboseli game reserve is a national park in kajiado south constituency in kajiado county kenya the park is 39 206 hectares 392 km 2. Amboseli national park home of the african elephant crowned by mount kilimanjaro africa s highest peak the amboseli national parks is one of kenya s most popular parks.
The park encompasses 151 square miles 392 sq km.
Amboseli national park kenya. It is part of the larger ecosystem that stretches across kenya and tanzania covering an area of 3 100 square miles 8 000 sq km. Amboseli is known as the best place in africa for getting up close to free ranging elephants. Visit top rated must see attractions.
Amboseli national park is in kenya near the border of tanzania. Amboseli national park kenya. It s just one of many reasons the park is the second most popular in kenya only the masai mara draws more visitors.
Mount kilimanjaro the rooftop of africa crowns this protected area. Find what to do today this weekend or in september. Explore amboseli national park holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.
The local people are mainly maasai but people from other parts of the country have settled there. We have reviews of the best places to see in amboseli national park. Amboseli national park was.
The park is also close to the famous mt kilimanjaro which is the highest peak in africa. The population is so robust here that sightings are guaranteed. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in amboseli national park kenya on tripadvisor.
Its signature attraction is the sight of hundreds of big tusked elephants set against the backdrop of africa s best views of mt kilimanjaro 5895m. The name amboseli comes from a maasai word meaning salty dust and it is one of the best places in africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Amboseli belongs in the elite of kenya s national parks and it s easy to see why.
The park is one of the close protected areas to the capital city nairobi it hosts the largest population of african elephants in entire kenya. See 758 traveler reviews and photos of amboseli national park tourist attractions. Amboseli national park amboseli eco system.
Address phone number amboseli national park reviews. Amboseli park kenya is one of the premium national parks that is located in the southern part of the country bordering tanzania. 151 sq mi in size at the core of an 8 000 km 2 3 100 sq mi ecosystem that spreads across the kenya tanzania border.