One of the finest National Parks in Kenya with amazing views of the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. “Amboseli” is a Maasai word meaning “salty dust” and is the best national park to view large herds of tusked elephants in close proximity.

If you are a nature lover, you can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the Savannah and woodlands.

Wildlife

  • Elephant, Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik- dik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine
  • Prolific birdlife features 600 species

Climate

Temperature ranges from 20-30 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm ,Two rain seasons: Long rains – March & April & short rains – Nov/ December

Attractions

  • Large Herds of Elephants
  • Views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s largest mountain in Tanzania
  • Big Five – Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard
  • 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 Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle

Accommodation in Amboseli National Park

Camps and Lodges

Tawi Lodge

The majestic mountain together with the countless elephants you will encounter in the Tawi conservancy and Amboseli National park only ten minutes away, will impose themselves as the backdrop of your stay at Tawi Lodge.

In the dry South Kenya landscape, the lodge is hidden in the middle of indigenous trees, plants and garden all contributing to its oasis feel.

Our gold rating awarded by “Eco-tourism Kenya” does not have to mean comfort restrictions. 13 luxury cottages with 4 post beds and comfortable mattress, private wooden deck, chimney, showers and Victorian baths. Your stay will also be enhanced by the gourmet cuisine throughout, accompanied by fine wines from our cellar.

4 different lounges with deep couches, 2 bars to have a drink, read, relax by the fire place or our own water hole known to attract all the wildlife of the area.

Kilima Safari Camp

Kilima Safari Camp is located in the area of Amboseli National Park, next to the Kimana Gate Park entrance. The camp is set out on a 360 acre site with spectacular view of mount Kilimanjaro.

The Camp consist of 72 rooms, 50 Classic Safari Tents each with a double and single bed and large private balcony. 10 Superior Safari tent with four poster double beds with enlarged bathrooms with lion claw bath tubs. 12 lodge rooms each with a double and single bed and large private balcony

Satao Elerai Camp

Satao Elerai Camp is located in a quiet, unspoilt, unique setting on a 5000 acre private conservation area 12 kms south east of Amboseli National Park at the foot of Africa’s Largest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. The camp looks down onto the Amboseli National Park in one direction and up to Mt Kilimanjaro in the other direction, giving clients what is arguably the best location of any camp in Amboseli.

The camp currently has 12 luxury en suite mountain facing tents and 5 large luxurious lodge style suites. Both the tents and the suites are en suite with the suites also having luxurious baths. The facilities are supplied with hot running water provided by eco friendly solar units.

The Satao Elerai project is a community project that has been along time in the making.

Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Set in 200 acres of private land, and with a rustic charm all of its own, the lodge nestles in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro which, at almost six thousand metres, is Africa’s highest and most famous snowcapped mountain.

Amboseli Sopa Lodge is set within mature wooded gardens with a wide variety of trees and plants which include thorn trees, Acacias, fragrant Frangipanis, colorful bougainvillea and giant cacti which all thrive in these surroundings.

Rustic, well spaced cottages meander through the vast expanse of mature gardens and house the 83 guest rooms.

There is also have a luxuriously appointed, extremely spacious, two bedroom Presidential suite with a private dining room and an attached kitchenette, and also with a huge lounge and a quite simply vast veranda.

Amboseli Serena Lodge

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge was created for adventurers with an African dream. With Mount Kilimanjaro soaring majestically just beyond the golden, acacia-specked savannah, the safari lodge offers a graceful blend of stark beauty and lavish comfort in the heart of Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.

Nestled in an acacia grove by a gentle mountain spring, the lodge comprising a Maasai-inspired design, a garden restaurant and a palm-shaded swimming pool and sundeck, provides uninterrupted views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the surrounding landscape.

In every detail, the ambiance captures the essence of Maasai culture, warmth and indomitable spirit. The setting our Amboseli safari lodge is breathtakingly beautiful, the wildlife abundant and the cuisine, hospitality and amenities unrivalled.

Kibo Safari Camp

Kibo Safari Camp is a luxury tented camp in Amboseli National Park at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

The camp has 73 self-contained tents for single, double, triple and family accommodation. The beds have been custom designed and locally made using bush logs and will ensure a good night’s sleep! All tents have flush toilets, showers, and wash basins.

You can enjoy your shower as you like: bubbling hot or refreshing cold. For the duration of your stay in the African bush, Kibo Safari Camp will be your home away from home!

Tortilis Camp

With the majestic backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, and the world’s highest free-standing mountain, Tortilis Camp is widely regarded as the prime location for witnessing the majesty of snow-capped Kilimanjaro. Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree that surrounds the camp, the Acacia Tortilis.

The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs, with magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.

Sentrim Amboseli

Sentrim Amboseli offers luxury guest accommodation and services. It is bordering the Amboseli National Park, 3 km from Kimana gate. The 60 luxurious and comfortable deluxe tents and homes are spread out across the plains and offer fantastic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

The main restaurant offers various cuisines to suit every guest’s taste. Enjoy our sensational breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets during designated hours.

Ol Tukai Lodge

Ol Tukai Lodge is one of the best spots in the world to watch elephant with the backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Writers have described Ol Tukai and the surrounding Amboseli National Park ‘as a home for the Gods’.

Ol Tukai is an Eco-rated lodge having excellent outdoor and indoor facilities with its unique collection of African art. The property receives overwhelming response from the international and local tourism market.

There are 80 luxury chalet-style twin rooms, all with an uninterrupted view of the wetlands or Kilimanjaro. Stylish and comfortable, the rooms have private bath rooms and individual terraces.

The beautifully appointed rooms provide quality, comfort and attention to detail. The presence of the wilderness can be felt in the silence of the night.