1 Day Amboseli Excursion from Nairobi
The famous Amboseli National Park sustains the life of numerous huge mammals like elephants, lions, leopards, wildebeests, buffaloes, giraffes, impalas, hyenas zebras and other wild cats. As Julius Tact Safaris (JT Safaris), we make this safari from Nairobi unforgettable….Enjoy the scenic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Very early in the morning, we pick you up from your Nairobi Hotel. We leave for Amboseli National Park through Nairobi – Mombasa highway. The morning drive is through African savanna where Masai herdsmen graze their cattle. We provide a heavy breakfast stop on the way. Upon arrival at the Amboseli National Park, you get a game where you have a chance to view Elephants, Giraffes, Zebras, Lions, Cheetahs among others. The Mount Kilimanjaro dominates the skyline and the surrounding environs. It is the tallest mountain in the whole of Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the whole world. You will enjoy a buffet lunch at Oltukai lodge. After lunch you enjoy an afternoon game drive as we leave the park.
Amboseli is a Maasai word for ‘salty dust”. This is because during the dry season, lake Amboseli dries up and when it’s windy the dust tastes salty! The national park, covering approximately 390sq. km of swampy area boasts the largest elephant herds as they roam between the swamps and the foot of Africa’s highest mountain! Other physical attractions include lake Amboseli, the Observation Hill which allows a panoramic view of the better part of this park overlooking Enkongo Narok swamp with its schools of hippos as well as herds of Elephants! For the avid ornithologists, this swamp does not disappoint with its prolific avifauna.Other animals include; buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose, jacana. You equally have a chance of spotting leopard, cheetah, wild dogs, giraffe, zebra, lion, mongoose, hyrax, dik- dik, lesser kudu, and nocturnal porcupine.
You later leave for Nairobi where you arrive in the early early evening.