Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Posted On June 1, 2011 

At the border shared by Tanzania and the southern region of Kenya is the site for the world famous Amboseli National Park. It is situated close to a hundred and sixty miles from Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. Mount Kilimanjaro is situated close to this region.

The Park is filled with a huge variety of diverse flora and fauna. The tourists here are able to enjoy the best sights that made Africa famous, such as free roaming elephant herds that are seen all over the plains. There are groups as big as twenty elephants.

There are a number of luxury Kenyan experiences on offer from the various safari resorts and wildlife lodges in the country. There are a huge number of animals that are rare, and this is inclusive of the black mane African Lions, Hyenas, wildebeests, Thompson gazelles and more. The experience is certainly worth it. There are a number of safaris on offer.

Amboseli was recognized as a state reserve in the 1960’s and was given the park status some years afterwards, in 1974. The current president of the country, Mwai KIbaki transferred control of the park into the hands of the Olkejuedo County and their inhabitants in 2005. The Park is a veritable haven for visitors, with an area of 151 sq mi if acacia woodland, thick swamps, marshes, thorn bush, vast plains and more.

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