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Amboseli National Park Safari

Amboseli National Park 3 Days/2 Nights Safari from Nairobi explores Amboseli Park romantically situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro about 265 Kilometers/ 159 Miles from Nairobi. Driving time from Nairobi to Amboseli is 4 ½ Hours by road. Visitors can expect to see Elephants, Thomson and Grant’s gazelles, lions, cheetahs and leopards, bat eared fox, mongooses, porcupine, giraffe and yellow baboon among the many indigenous species.

Distance from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park: 265kms/ 159miles. Driving time 4 ½ Hours by road

Our adventures in the bush begin with spectacular Amboseli National Park. Romantically situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is famous for its tremendous variety of big game.  

Depart Nairobi in the morning and travel to the Amboseli National reserve at the foot of snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive follows. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Lions, Cheetah to Wildebeest to Giraffes to Baboons.  

Day 2 starts with breakfast followed by a morning game drive in the park. Amboseli offers opportunities such as viewing Large Herds of Elephants, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Big Five, visiting the Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants, Swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose, Contemporary Masai culture and indigenous lifestyle.

After lunch a game-drive follows. Optional visit to a Masai village is available as this is the home of the Masai people. Here you learn about their tribal social systems, customs and the place of the Masai in today’s Africa.  

The residents live in their Manyatta, or village, much as they have for centuries and a visit gives you the opportunity to see the interior of these mud-hut homes, spotless and unadorned, contrasted with the Maasai themselves, bedecked with brilliantly colored beads and cloths. 

Day 3 starts with breakfast then you leave the lodge with a game-drive game drive en-route to Nairobi arriving early afternoon.

 Itinerary                                   

Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

This morning we depart Nairobi by road through the scenic Athi Plains and into the bush country of Amboseli National Park, home to the legendary Maasai tribesmen and famous for huge herds of Elephant.  

After lunch an afternoon game run is planned. In addition to Elephant, Antelope, Zebra, Wildebeest, Buffalo and the elusive Leopard, nearly every vista within the Park is framed by majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance. 

Amboseli Serena Lodge or Ol Tukai Lodge or Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Amboseli National Park

Rising early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit, we set off for another stimulating game drive. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Wildebeest to Giraffes to Baboons. Optional visit to a Masai village is planned after breakfast.  

Masai warriors are famously known as the proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world.  

A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. Midday finds us at our lodge for lunch and afternoon rest, followed by another extensive game drive. 

Amboseli Ol Tukai lodge or Amboseli Serena or Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Amboseli National Park – Drive to Nairobi

After breakfast in the morning we depart by road to Nairobi arriving early afternoon

 Meal Plan {Breakfast}

 3 Days/ 2 Nights Amboseli National Park Includes:

* Extensive Game drives

* Pre–tour itinerary document

* All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees

* 3 Meals per Day included while on safari

* Accommodations in Amboseli National Park

* Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and Mineral Water

* Round trip transport from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

3 Days/ 2 Nights Amboseli National Park Excludes:

* International Airfare

* A visit to a Maasai Village

* Accommodation in Nairobi

* Cost of obtaining passport and visas

* Gratuity for your professional driver guide

* Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner

* Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement

* Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports

* Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
* Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks etc

* Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary

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