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The park is known for its great elephant herds and the guides are experts at teaching their guests about these animals’ complex social interactions.

Why Visit?

  • The area is famous for the dramatic views of Kilimanjaro, the highest free standing mountain in the world, and the highest peak on the African continent.
  • Famous for big herds of elephants.
  • Temperature ranges from 20-30 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm with 2 rainy seasons
  • Size of 392 km² (151 sq mi)
  • Kenya’s second most popular national park after the Maasai Mara national reserve
  • Declared a UNESCO-Mab Biosphere Reserve in 1991
  • Amboseli has an endless underground water supply filtered through thousands of feet of volcanic rock from Kilimanjaro’s ice cap, which funnel into two clear water springs in the heart of the park.
  • Declared a National Park in 1974

Climate

Summer (November – March)
Min 20°C/68°F Max 34°C/94°F

Winter (June – August)
Min 11°C/52°F Max 25°C/77°F

Magical Kenya

Kenya Wildlife Service