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From Nairobi or Mombasa: Amboseli National Park 3-Day Tour

1. From Nairobi or Mombasa: Amboseli National Park 3-Day Tour

A 3-day tour of Amboseli National Park is a fantastic way to discover some of the most beautiful parts of Kenya. Begin your adventure with pickup from Nairobi or Mombasa, where you will be driven along the Mombasa Road, arriving in time for lunch. In the evening you will embark on your first game drive, which will be followed by dinner and an overnight stay at a lodge. Your second day will begin with an early morning game drive and your first glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro. This will be followed by breakfast. You'll then have the opportunity to enjoy a guided safari walk or swim before lunch. In the afternoon/evening you'll have the chance to go on a game drive once more, and try to spot all the wildlife that comes out at dusk. On the final day, you will have breakfast and enjoy one final game drive before being taken back to Nairobi or Mombasa where your tour comes to an end.

Nairobi: Overnight Safari Trip to Amboseli National Park

2. Nairobi: Overnight Safari Trip to Amboseli National Park

Your tour will begin when you’re picked up from your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport at 7:30 AM and begin traveling to Amboseli National Park. Along the morning drive, you’ll admire a typical African savanna landscape punctuated with local homesteads and colorful Masai herdsmen grazing their cattle. After arriving at Amboseli National Park just in time for lunch, you’ll then take a midday rest before venturing into the park for an exciting afternoon of game viewing. Together with you’re guide, you’ll search for elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, cheetahs, warthogs, ostriches, and more. The beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro dominates the skyline and surrounding countryside of this remarkable location. Following this adventure, you’ll then spend the night at AA Amboseli Lodge. The next morning you’ll enjoy another early pre-breakfast game viewing adventure in search of predators and grazers before driving back to Nairobi during the late afternoon.

Nairobi: 4-Day Amboseli, Tsavo West & East Guided Safari

3. Nairobi: 4-Day Amboseli, Tsavo West & East Guided Safari

The 4-day tour begins with pickup from your Nairobi accommodation or the airport then heads to Amboseli National Park where your fun-filled safari adventure awaits. Enjoy a morning drive through the African savanna, bursting with local homesteads and Masai herdsmen grazing their cattle. Arrive at the park in time for lunch and a midday rest before heading out on an afternoon game drive. Go in search of elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, cheetahs, warthog, ostriches, and many more. Along the way, admire the view of Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the skyline of the surrounding countryside. Wake up early on day 2 for a game drive, taking advantage of the morning to get the best possible views of Mount Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peaks. Later, proceed to Tsavo West National Park and enjoy more game viewing along the way. In the afternoon enjoy an optional visit to a rhino sanctuary or embark on another game drive across the park’s hilly yet scenic landscape. Day 3 brings with it another action-packed game drive and a visit to the Mzimi Springs before arriving at Tsavo East National Park in the afternoon. The 4th and final day of the tour starts with an early morning game viewing drive through the park. Soak up the incredible views of this unique landscape and say goodbye to the wondrous wildlife that lives here. At the end of an unforgettable 4-day adventure, sit back and relax on the return journey to your accommodation in Nairobi and reflect on your incredible safari experience.

From Nairobi: Day Trip to Amboseli National Park

4. From Nairobi: Day Trip to Amboseli National Park

You will be picked up from your Nairobi Hotel or the Airport around 5:00 AM before departing for the Amboseli National Park via the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway. Take the chance to enjoy the African sunrise as you head towards Amboseli. The morning drive is via African savanna country, which is dotted with local homesteads and colorful Masai herdsmen grazing their cattle. There will be a brief breakfast stop on the way. On arrival at the Amboseli, proceed for a game viewing drive in search of Elephants, Giraffes, Zebras, Lions, Cheetahs, Warthogs, Ostriches, and more. Mount Kilimanjaro dominates the skyline and surrounding country. Take in spectacular views of the mountain and make sure that you get some great photographs. It's the tallest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. While Mount Kilimanjaro remains in the background, marvel at the wildlife and scenery that can be found in the park. Enjoy a buffet lunch at Oltukai Lodge. Enjoy a short early afternoon game viewing as you exit the park. Depart for Nairobi, where you will arrive in the early evening and get dropped off at your Nairobi hotel, Nairobi Airport or residence.

Amboseli National Park: Full-Day Tour from Nairobi

5. Amboseli National Park: Full-Day Tour from Nairobi

Enjoy a convenient pick-up from your centrally located accommodation bright and early for a full day tour of the Amboseli National Park. Enjoy a ride in a luxurious tour van as you take a scenic 3-hour drive via the Maasai land. Here you will be able to witness the splendor of Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Kenya which is visible from the park. As you approach, small Maasai children will line-up along the road and welcome you to their homeland. Once you start your Safari you will be able to spot an abundance of animals in the park. Amboseli offers some of the best opportunities to see African wildlife because the vegetation is sparse, the perfect living conditions for these animals. Amboseli National Park is home to many species, including African Bush Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, impala, Maasai Lions, cheetahs, Spotted Hyenas, Masai giraffes, zebras and Blue Wildebeest among other African animals. There are also a host of Kenyan birds, both large and small. After your wildlife spotting adventure, you will be able to enjoy a hot lunch at Kibo safari camp. There is also a swimming pool available for those who wish to cool themselves off. Your ride back to Nairobi starts after your lunch with a drop-off back at your hotel or the International Airport. 

From Nairobi: 2-Day Amboseli National Park Safari

6. From Nairobi: 2-Day Amboseli National Park Safari

Day 1 Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodations in Nairobi at 7 am. Drive south across the Athi Plain, home to the Masai, and continue to Amboseli National Park. Arrive mid-day, freshen up and enjoy a short rest before your safari. Afterward, explore the park and spot herds of free-ranging African elephants as well as huge herds of wildebeests. Travel through the park in a customized van which allows for easy game viewing. Discover giraffes, African lions, monkeys, zebras, hyenas and antelope in their natural habitat. All the while Mt. Kilimanjaro provides a dramatic backdrop. Overnight in a luxury camp. Day 2 Wake up early in the morning to see Mount Kilimanjaro, and take an early morning game drive. Marvel Mount Kilimanjaro as it's illuminated by the early morning light, revealing darks hues of purple, and turning its snow an ethereal pink. Enjoy an iconic African sight: herds of African elephants crossing the Amboseli plains with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background. Animals are most active in the morning, so you'll be able to see the wildlife hunt and play in the early morning light. After the game drive, head back to camp for breakfast and then return to Nairobi.

Amboseli National Park: Guided Full Day Tour

7. Amboseli National Park: Guided Full Day Tour

Enjoy a unique experience to see the Big Five in the wild in Amboseli National Park. Be amazed by elephants, lions and zebras roaming freely around their natural habitat. Learn about the incredible wildlife within the park from a guide on a full-day tour. Wow at the spectacle of Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, towering over the park. Peer through your binoculars at over four hundred varieties of birds, from flamingoes to pelicans, as you enjoy the comfort of a customized tour van. Relax over lunch at one of the park lodges, before having the opportunity to visit a Maasai village. Snap memorable photos of buffalo, impala, and wildebeest en route.

Amboseli National Park: 2 day Safari Trip

8. Amboseli National Park: 2 day Safari Trip

A scenic park in its own right, Amboseli is synonymous with majestic herds of elephant and glorious views of Mount Kilimanjaro in neighbouring Tanzania. Your two day trip begins when we pick you up from your hotel. The park takes around 4 hours to reach from Nairobi, and gives you a chance to enjoy a country road trip on the way. We will bring you to the hotel to check in for your overnight stay, and as soon as you are ready you can begin exploring the park. The reserve is an excellent place to view the Big Five, as well as lesser known and rarer wildlife species. Varied wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. Observation Hill offers panoramas of the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro and the park’s plains and swamps.

Nairobi: 6-Day Amboseli, Nakuru, and Masai Mara Safari Tour

9. Nairobi: 6-Day Amboseli, Nakuru, and Masai Mara Safari Tour

Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park (L, D) You will be picked up from your hotel between 7:30AM-8:00AM, at which point you will travel to the Amboseli National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Afterwards, you'll proceed to an afternoon game drive which will last until around 6:30PM. Day 2: Full Day at Amboseli National Park (B, L, D) You will have the entire of your second day to explore the park, with a break to enjoy a picnic lunch. Amboseli National Park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya, and is often referred to as the "Home of Elephants". Some of the largest elephant herds are found here, and the game park also contains zebras, wildebeests, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, and antelope. Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Nakuru National Park (B, L, D) Departing Amboseli in the morning, you will travel via Nairobi for lunch before driving to the Great Rift Valley, stopping to view the scenery along the way. You will soon arrive to Lake Nakuru, which is also referred to as the Pink Lake due to its number flamingos. After arriving in the evening, you'll proceed to take a game drive, followed by dinner and an overnight at the Lake Nakuru guest house. Lake Nakuru's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingos, as well as over 400 species of birds found there. The lake itself is a soda (or alkaline) lake on the floor of the Rift Valley. The lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species. Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara National Reserve (B, L, D) Begin with an early-morning game drive in which where you can watch and photograph birds and animals. Following that, you'll enjoy breakfast before departing for Masai Mara. You will arrive there in time for lunch, before later heading out on an afternoon game drive. Day 5: Full Day at Masai Mara National Reserve (B, L, D) Following breakfast, leave the camp and proceed for a whole-day game drive. You will have a picnic lunch, and will also cover the Mara River. Day 6: Masai Mara to Nairobi (B, L) On your final day, you will travel from Masai Mara back to Nairobi.

Nairobi: 8-Day Best-of-Kenya Wildlife Safari

10. Nairobi: 8-Day Best-of-Kenya Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park You will be collected from your Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) at 7:00AM, from where you will travel via the Nairobi-Mombasa highway. Your scenic drive will be through the expansive savannah plains, dotted with local homesteads and colorful Maasai tribesmen and their cattle. In the afternoon, a game drive is scheduled, and that evening your accommodation will be in the Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp or similar. Day 2: Full Day at Amboseli National Park Your second day will be a day of game viewing drives, scenery viewing, and relaxation. Throughout the day, your time will be spent at Amboseli with maximum game viewing drives, spotting game and taking in the scenery as you travel. Your accommodation that evening will once more be at the Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp or similar. Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Naivasha National Park In the early morning, you will go on a game viewing drive as you exit the Amboseli National Park. From there, proceed to Lake Naivasha at the floor of the Great Rift Valley. In the afternoon you will go on a boat ride, viewing exotic bird life and hippos amid the serenity of this freshwater Rift Valley Lake. Your accommodation that evening will be at the Lake Naivasha Sopa resort or similar. Day 4: Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park Your day starts with a nature bird walk in a scenic setting at the lake shores. You will take a bicycle and cycle to the nearby Hell’s Gate National Park, where you will explore the canyon on foot whilst spotting small game. Later, a short one-hour drive will take you to the Lake Nakuru National Park, where you will stay in the Lake Nakuru lodge/Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge or similar. Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara National Reserve Enjoy an early bird game viewing drive as you exit the Lake Nakuru National Park. You will proceed to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, where you will arrive in the mid afternoon. Afterwards, make your way on an afternoon game viewing drive, before spending the evening at the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or similar. Day 6: Full Day at Maasai Mara National Reserve Day 6 will be a game viewing extravaganza. The Maasai Mara Game Reserve remains one of the most exciting wildlife eco-systems in Africa, and at the day's conclusion you will spend the evening at the Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge or similar. Day 7: Full Day at Masai Mara National Park On day 7 you will spend an extra day at the Maasai Mara, with scheduled game viewing drives. Your accommodation for the evening will be at the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or similar. Day 8: Maasai Mara to Nairobi You will start your final day with an early pre-breakfast game viewing drive, before departing to Nairobi.

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What people are saying about Amboseli National Park

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 19 reviews

I had a wonderful weekend safari with Tony from Perfect Wilderness Tours. The value for money was spot on. Once we arrived at AA Amboseli Lodge, lunch was provided, then time out before a late afternoon/early safari. So many elephants! The landscape is something else and to see many animals wandering was great. After dinner, the Masai men came in and performed a show explaining their dances and gave a little insight to their lives. Yes you are invited to 'look' at their crafts they bring in, but that's part of the charm, I didn't mind, they weren't pushy and you could barter well. An early start saw us at the park for 7am and we seriously drove non-stop for over 5hrs. Too many sights to mention, all amazing, but was lucky to see a mum and baby hippo out of the swamp. Sadly no lion sightings but get it can be like a needle in a haystack. I was solo on my tour and Tony was knowledgeable, accommodating with my questions and professional. Definitely recommend!

The trip to Amboseli was wonderful and the guide and driver Nathan from the local Safari Partner was great and knowledgeable. The game drive lasted three hours and I saw elephants (also up close), wildebeest, giraffes, zebras, lions, ostriches, flamingos, cape buffalo, fish eagles, impalas, baboons and a large hippo. All with the beautiful background of Mount Kilimanjaro. The trip started at 6 am when I was picked from the hotel in Westlands, and we started the game drive at 9am. The lunch was great at the Ol Tukai Lodge in Amboseli, with great scenery. The trip back started at 13:30 and arrived at 6pm in Nairobi, also due to ongoing construction works on the roads. Considering the low turnover of tourists due to the current situation, the safaris were not crowded and enjoyeable. Also the director of the local partner was very helpful sending useful information in a timely manner. GetYourGuide was great as always! I strongly recommend this safari in 2021.

Our safari day at Amboseli Park went very well. Our guide Castro quickly got us from Nairobi to Amboseli in around 3.30 hours. He was very precise in his explanations and in answering our questions. We did not have the chance to see Mount Kilimanjaro due to bad weather conditions. But the spectacle of the animals was just as beautiful. We saw giraffes, elephants, hippos, wildebeest, vultures, hyenas, flamingos and antelopes. We had the chance to see a family of 9 lions including the alpha male and 2 baby lions. For lunch, we stopped at Lodge Ol Tukaï and ate a very good buffet meal before heading back on the road for a short game drive towards the exit of the park. Everything was perfect

Getting up early was absolutely not mine and the perceived very high price initially kept my expectations low, but I was convinced by the great driver, the park, Kilimanjaro and the dream lodge with perfect food / service! As a recommendation, I can say for others that an overnight stay in the lodge amidst the animals, i.e. the whole thing as a 2- or 3-day trip, will definitely increase again!

Excellent tour, driver/guide Tony was really helpful. Amazing nature. Saw lots of animals. A bit long drive for a day, but definitely worth it.