Amboseli National park is a gem of African wilderness. A famous home of free ranging herds of elephants among a myriad of other wildlife and birds, Amboseli is a wide open swathe of dusty plains set against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest Mountain.
For the safari traveller with a taste for the outdoors, Amboseli National Park is the place to be. A holiday destination that guarantees you the most stunning views of Kilimanjaro experienced in no other place in Kenya. Abundant wildlife is sure to spice up your holiday /travel experience with carnivores roaming the plains and herds of large herbivores such as elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos and a host of other species of antelopes such as wildebeests, gazelles, impalas among others.
Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park
Depart from Nairobi for a four hour drive south to Amboseli National Park, arriving in time for lunch at Kibo Safari Camp. Early afternoon at leisure then proceed for game drive at 4.00pm in the park. With its backdrop of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest mountain) and the abundant wildlife, Amboseli is a real spectacle. This is where you can see large herds of elephants and plains game, giraffes, gazelles, lions, leopards among others roaming the plains. Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp.
Kibo Safari Camp is a mid-luxury tented camp situated within the Amboseli dispersal area and borders the national reserve. The camp incorporates an open terraced restaurant and bar under acacia trees overlooking majestic Mt Kilimanjaro and a beautiful swimming pool landscaped within. The camp has 61 spacious self-contained tents sheltered by traditional African ‘makuti’-reed thatched roofs. These tents give you luxury combined with comfort in the wild of Africa. All tents are en-suite with built in showers and toilets (hot and cold running water), and power is supplied from a sound proofed generator on site. Tent can be customized to sleep single, double, triple or family bed configurations.
Day 2: Amboseli
Proceed for an early morning game drive in the park. This gives you an opportunity to catch up with wild animals that are active during the early part of the day. Return to your camp for breakfast. You will spend the rest of the morning on game viewing drives in the park or have an optional two-hour visit (at an extra cost) to a Maasai village (“Manyatta”) to learn more about the local people’s culture. Return to your camp for lunch and then at leisure in the early afternoon, before proceeding to the park for another game viewing drive. Overnight at Kibo Safari Camp.
Day 3: Amboseli to Nairobi
Early morning game drive in the park. Return to your camp for breakfast after which you prepare for your departure back to Nairobi arriving in the early afternoon.
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