Mount Kilimanjaro seen from Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is situated on the Kenya-Tanzania border and is famous for its big game and its great scenic beauty. Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest and The World's Highest-Free-Standing mountain dominates Amboseli National Park's landscape. Observation Hill – an area that affords it’s visitors 360 degrees of magnificent views of the park and for the best view of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Amboseli was declared a national reserve in 1968. It became a national park in 1974. The covers 392km² (151miles²) and has a mixed topography of plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush, swamps and marshes. This diversity, along with a long dry season, ensures excellent viewing of the large concentrations of African animals living in this natural habitat.

Elephant Family - Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Elephant Family - Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Amboseli National Park is home to vast herds of Elephant, Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Impala, Leopard, Caracal and Serval Cat. Birdwatchers can see Pelican, Bee-eater, Kingfisher, African Fish Eagle, Martial Eagle and Pygmy Falcon.