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Amboseli National Park

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Amboseli National Park is a photographer's paradise thanks to the abundant wildlife such as lions, cheetahs, rhinos, and buffalo roaming under the shadows of majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest peak. With its large concentration of African...more
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I had to visit this park again & as usual we had a great time! Very fruitful game drives!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WSaula
Reviewed 2 days ago

The thing about Amboseli is the massive herds of elephants, many of which are huge, and Mount Kilamanjaro. We spent 2 days here and loved it but when we got to the Mara we felt like it was a step above in terms of size...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thomasaleung
Reviewed 3 days ago

this was a totally different habitat. Great sightings of huge elephant herds. In fact one overexcited elephant nearly charged our safari jeep. We even sighted a lion and lioness mating a little distance away. This was a real rare sight. The swamps are full of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Indrani R
Reviewed 5 days ago

So many animals in their natural habitats. We were able to experience the animals up close without feeling threatened.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best feature is the view of Mt Kilimanjaro at sunrise and the elephant herds. The entry fee to the park allows you two enties in 24 hours so our guide recommended an evening safari and a morning safari the same day using the same...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jess M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amboseli National Park was excellent. We saw many elephants and several came close to the car. Over the two days we spent there we also saw a pride of lions, zebras, baboons, monkeys, ostrich, giraffe, wildebeest, flamingos, gazelle and a giraffe. There is also a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank maddiekikki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was awesome to see a big herd of elephants in the park. I didn’t expect to see so many flamingos in Amboseli, so this was very special! It would have been so nice if we could capture the view of Mt Kilimanjaro. (It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank takakor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved Amboseli, probably one of the best places to See large Groups of Elephants together, having Kilimanjaro as a backdrop makes it even more special, there is also a large variety of other animals and birds to see in the park and the lake...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrewschoeman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for elephants, this is the place to be. They are all over! Exiting through the Namanga gate is not a good idea- it's a long way out, and the road is terribly rough (wash boarding effect)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brigitta_N_Travels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought that the wildlife was good but definitely thin. We spent an hour watching a group of elephants crossing the road. Another nearly an hour watching a dozen giraffes crossing the road. Masses of flamingos were excellent. Bird diversity was good but you have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 4, 2019|
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Response from smiletoafrica a | Property representative |
yes we have the toilet near the entrance
November 5, 2018|
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Response from rraaymakers | Reviewed this property |
We booked our Safari through a group out of Nairobi called Odyssey safaris, please see my review of the Safari group they are excellent
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Derek A | Reviewed this property |
I have just been and malaria tablets are not available in Thailand so I risked it and was ok.
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Calgary, Canada
Groupon African safari (5 Replies)
We are interested in a current Groupon for an Africa safari with Africa Answers- I've read some very favorable reviews on different African destinations and was hoping to get some input on the following gaming areas: Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru Nat. Park and Masai Mara- also, we are targeting mid March- would this be a good time of year to see lots of wildlife in these parks? Tks! Robin
October 21, 2012|
Response fromazbuceadora|
This is the South Africa forum--you're looking at Kenyan parks.
Monteagle, Tennessee
First Trip (1 Reply)
My sisterinlaw and I are going on our first trip to Africa. Boy, are we excited. Has anyone used Elderhostel before? We will be flying into Nairobi and then 2 nights; safari van to Amboseli National Park, 3 nights; flight and safari van to Lake Nakuru National Park, 3 nights; safari vehicle and flight to Maasai Mara, 3 nights; fly to Nairobi, departures. Note: Programs in 2007 spend one night in Nairobi, two nights in Lake Nakuru National Park, and two nights in Sweetwaters Game Reserve....More
February 19, 2007|
Response frombwanadave|
I looked at the itinerary, and it is perfect. The lodges and hotels and camps are the same ones I used for years except I preferred the Serena at Amboseli. If the August or October departures work for you, those are the ones I would recommend. And the price is a great deal.
Bridget C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
first safari holiday - currency, how much to take?? (4 Replies)
I'm going on a 6 day safari to Kenya followed by 4 nights in Zanzibar in January. The safari element is full board, with the latter part of the holiday half board. What currency do I need to take and also I have no idea of the cost of things so am a bit clueless in deciding how much money to bring with me. I've seen posts advising to take cash out of ATMs but I'm wondering if I we have access to an ATM for large parts of the holiday. We stay one day/night in Nairobi on arrival, then the...More
October 19, 2015|
Response fromMark g|
After paying your safari extra cash you need for extra staffs it's depend with what you will be interested in if it's Visiting Masai Village, hot air balloon, buying handicraft, tipping, also if you will like to take drinks. The least you can have with you is 200-300$ This if you are not interested of hot air balloon safari. ATM are many in Nairobi