1 Day Amboseli National Park Tour
1 Day Amboseli National Park Tour: Amboseli national park is among the few Kenya national parks that are close to Nairobi national park. The park is easily accessible by both Road and flights with one airstrip near the park gate. If by road it takes only 4 hours drive from the Nairobi city through the scenic Nairobi –Mombasa highway. The park is a home of big herds of African Elephants with their population being the highest at the park. Amboseli national park is crowned by the African highest peak that is Mount Kilimanjaro.
Our 1 day Amboseli national park Tour gives you great moments to enjoy the clear scenic views of Mount Kilimanjaro. You will enjoy great game viewing especially the free roaming herds of African Elephants. The weather of Amboseli national park makes it possible for the guests to do safaris at the park throughout the year. The 1 day Amboseli national park Tour is one of the other safari packages we have for Amboseli national park. This trip has not fixed dates departures hence making it tailor-made Amboseli safari with flexible departing dates.
This tour needs when you are already in Kenya capital city Nairobi. The departing time is very early in the morning around 500am East African time. You will be picked up by our driver guide at your hotel or place of residence within Nairobi. You will have brief briefing on the 1 day Amboseli national park Tour before we start our 4 hours drive. The safari start from Nairobi and ends in Nairobi. We have both group and private 1 day Amboseli National Park Tour.
Highlights of your 1 day Amboseli national park Tour
- Game Viewing in Amboseli national park
- Scenic views of Mount Kilimanjaro
- Visit Maasai community
- Nature walks
Detailed Wildlife Safari
Nairobi to Amboseli national park (25o kilometers:4 hours drive)
You will be met by our experienced driver guide at Nairobi city hotel or your place of residence. If you are arriving at the country that very day, then your flight must be very early morning flight so that the driver guide will meet you at the airport. After being met by the driver guide after your early morning breakfast. You will be briefed on the itinerary before you start the drive. You must come along with lunch boxes which you will open during your game drive.
Depart Nairobi city for Amboseli national park at around 500hours in the morning through Nairobi-Mombasa road. The drive takes 4 hours from the city to the park as we catch up with the African sun rise on our way. The drive takes us through the local Maasai community along the way. We may not have time to stop and visit the Maasai mayatas but do it on return back home. We will reach to the park in mid-morning hours clear from the park gate then proceed for our game drive. The 1 day Amboseli national park Tour is brief safari but packed with wildlife experience.
We go for the full day game drives on the open savannah grasslands of Amboseli national park. The game drive on our open roof safari car takes you closely to the wildlife. We will have series of game drives on the five habitants found at the park. We will explore the Acacia woodlands, Marshlands, open savannah grassland and others. We get opportunity to view the inhabitants of the park. We will have two game drives one starting early as we drive to the park before we have lunch break. The second game drive will start at mid-day after our lunch break in search for what we missed on our first game drive. Some of the animals that can be viewed include: Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Zebras, Wildebeests, Topis, Dik-dik, Topis, Giraffes, Hyenas, Fox, Hippos, Cheetahs, Impala, Gazelles and many more. Amboseli is one of the best national parks in Kenya for spotting wildlife. The short savannah grasslands give guests opportunity to have clear view of the animals. It’s the second best destination in Kenya after the famous Masai mara national Reserve.
Are you birder, 1 day Amboseli national park Tour can give you highlight of the long bird species list at the park. Time may not be enough but you will be overwhelmed with the bird species at the park. You may even forget game viewing and concentrate on the birds. Some of the bird species include: flamingos, African Jacan, Egrets, Pelicans, Herons, Crowned Cranes, Rufous Chatterer, Pangani Longclaw, Long-toed lapwing, Rufous-Bellied heronYellow-necked spurfowl, , Spike –heeled lark, Von der decken’s hornbill, Eurasian thick-knee, Hartlaub’s bustard, Dickinson’s kestrel, African Swamphen, Common redshank, Secretary bird, Love bird, Ostriches, White-bellied goway, Steel-blue whydah, starlings and many others. Birding safaris are done throughout the year since most of the bird species are permanent residents at the park.
Another great activity during our safari is endless unrivalled views of the African highest mountain that is Mount Kilimanjaro. Its only in Amboseli national park that the guests can have clear view of the snow-capped mountain peak. The views are much clear in the morning and in the evening hours.
After our game drives and park exploring, we will now embark our journey back to Nairobi city. You will be dropped at the place of your choice either hotel, place of residence or airport. We may now have small stopping time on our return to the Maasai local communities. As we come to the end of our memorable sounds, sights and glimpse of the Kenyan safari.
- Arrival & Departure airport transfers complimentary to all our clients
- Transportation as per itinerary
- Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients
- Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
- Services of an English speaking driver/guide
- National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary
- Excursions & activities as per itinerary
- Recommended Mineral Water while on safari
- Visas and related costs, Personal Taxes
- Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature
- International flights
- Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary – Masai Village