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Amboseli National Park

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Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, is situated as the crown jewel of the Amboseli National Park, which in turn makes it one of the most popular parks in Africa. This is why Cheetah Safaris includes a visit in most of our Kenya based tours. If you’ve picked a package that doesn’t, then get in touch with us and we can help create a personalized itinerary for you with stops at this exceptional National Park.

Why Go On An Amboseli National Park Safari?

Did you know that ‘Amboseli’ translates into the language of the Masai which means ‘salty dust’? This area is perfect for spotting large herds of elephants, zebra, dik-dik, and well over six hundred species of bird. Amboseli National Park is renowned for being one of the best places to get up close and personal to a range of wildlife including elephants.

Covering both Kenya and Tanzania, the Amboseli National Park is over 151 square miles long and isn’t just home to an amazing array of games. The Masai people call Amboseli home and meeting them is an experience in itself. 

Which Safaris to Combine With Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is one of Kenya’s prime parks, can blend well with some other Kenya and Tanzania Destinations. With our Kenya Tanzania Safaris Combined, most of our tours include a visit to Amboseli and this completes your safari thirst after seeing the beauty of Mt. Kilimanjaro. 

It well Blended with the Masai Mara, Samburu, Tsavo East, or West National Parks, or even end your safari from Amboseli with a Beach extension. All these destinations complement each other well. Browse some of our amazing safaris to Amboseli National Park.

How To Access Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park Can be accessed via two main gates, namely Meshenani & Kimana Gate. It can also be accessed by flights from Mombasa and Nairobi.

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Amboseli National Park Entrance fee

Below is the Amboseli National Park Entrance fee for 2022 / 2023. 

Citizen

Resident

Non-Resident

Adults

KSH

Child

KSH

Adults

KSH

Child

KSH

Adults

USD

Child

USD

800

215

800

215

70

20

Click here to Download the complete Park Fee Copy by Kenya Wildlife Serve KWS Conservation Fees July 2022 to December 2023_8.

Please note the rates are subject to change.

Distance from Nairobi To Amboseli National Park

How far is Amboseli National Park from Nairobi? Here’s the quick answer if you are able to make this entire trip by our 4×4 land cruiser jeep without stopping. In the real sense, you’ll probably want to add some rest stops, gas, or food along the way. 

  • By road: 134 miles or 216 km Driving time: 3 hours, 58 minutes.
  • Flight distance: 99 miles or 159 km Flight time: 42 minutes

How to get to Amboseli National Park

  • By Road: The main road into the park is from Nairobi via Namanga (240 km) on the Nairobi – Arusha Road, through Meshanani Gate. The other road is from Nairobi via Emali (228 km) on the Nairobi – Mombasa Road. Access from Mombasa is mainly through Tsavo West National Park via Kimana (Olkelunyiet) Gate.
  • By Air: Airstrips: The park has a single airstrip for light aircraft at Empusel gate. Other airstrips exist at Kilimanjaro Buffalo Lodge and Namanga town
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