Amboseli national park Camp Sites : Amboseli national park formerly Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve, is a national park in Kajiado south constituency in Kajiado county Kenya. Amboseli National Park is 39,206 ha (392.06km2) in size at the core of an 8000km2 (3,100 sq. mi) ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border. Amboseli national park was established in 1974 as a national park, the park was established to protect its migratory wildlife from being hunted.
Amboseli national park camp sites.
Amboseli National Park is glorious and great, a compact park stuffed with sights so stunning us frequently stopped the car to gape at the Mother Nature’s fabulous creations. Camping in Amboseli national park is the most favorite safari in Kenya.
Amboseli safari camps, the Amboseli safari camps are both inside and outside the park. Generally, you pay more for being inside the park but you have the benefit of being in the park for sunrise and sunset and not having to down a glass of gin and speed drive out the park before closing. The options for safari camps in Amboseli are below. Campsites in Amboseli national park are classified into special and public camp sites.
Porini Amboseli Camp.
Porini is a well-known and trusted safari company. Porini Amboseli Camp is just outside Amboseli National Park in the Maasai-owned conservancy called Selemkay. Porini Amboseli camp has nine tents all en-suite.
The canvas tents have a traditional safari design, with simple furnishings, spacious rooms and comfortable thick rugs and bed linen.
Guided game drives, Guided bush walks, sundowners, viewing platforms over watering holes, lounge and dining area.
Kilima Safari Camp Amboseli.
The camp is situated in Amboseli National Park, Kilima safari camp Amboseli offers spacious accommodation with views of the animal water pools and the Mount Kilimanjaro. The tents and lodges at Kilima safari Camp include a 4-poster bed with a mosquito net, all the rooms have a seating area and a private bathroom. Some include a claw-foot tub. Most rooms contain a double and a single bed.
Restaurant, Bush dinners, Massage treatments, Swimming pool, and Nature walks an evening entertainment, Guided game drives. The prices start from KSH 40,000/USD 400 for an adult couple.
Elewana Tortilis camp Amboseli.
Elewana Tortilis camp Amboseli is a 5 star tented camp situated at the south-west of Amboseli overlooking it’s over private conservancy. The Kitirua Wild Conservancy offers guests to Tortilis camp exclusive access.
Accommodation at Tortilis consists of 16 luxury makuti covered tents with twin or double beds, en-suite bathroom and a spacious verandah. There is also a private family tent with two adjacent bedrooms. Tortilis is a high end offering within Amboseli National Park.
Lounge, swimming pool, Spa, Free Wi-Fi, gift shop, Day and evening game drives, guided bush walks, Bush breakfasts, Birding, Sundowners, Cultural community visits, Massage treatments that is manicures and pedicures, Children’s activities. Prices start from KSH 120,000/= USD 1,200 per adult couple sharing.
Kibo Safari camp.
Kibo Safari Camp Amboseli is a highly recommended camp just outside Kimana Gate which is ranked number one for the camps Amboseli on a trip advisor, stunning views of Mountain Kilimanjaro fenced and secure from wildlife. Kibo Safari Camp has 73 self-contained tents for the single, triple and family accommodation. All tents have flush toilets, showers, washbasins.
Open terraced restaurant, Lounge and Bar, Dining room, Swimming pool, Spa/Massage, Art Gallery, Gift/Souvenir shop, Conference facilities. The prices from KSH 25,000/= USD 250 per adult couple.
Kimana Camp Amboseli.
Kimana Community Camp Amboseli or Kimana camp is the most well publicized camp site, being run through the Kenya Wildlife Services but it’s far from Kenya Wildlife Services usual standard.
Located just outside Kimana gate, it’s a sad indication of a good camp gone to ruin, Kimana camp is tented camp, as well as a campsite. Upon arrival you will spot a series of the safari tents that dot the overgrown site, lurching to the side like drunken soldiers. From the state the toilets and the general maintenance of the camp.
The campsite itself is a small section of the scrubby grass under huge acacia trees. The beautiful trees provide shade to the tourists.
How to get to Amboseli National Park.
Amboseli national park can be accessed into different ways rom Nairobi city or Mombasa to the park.
Nairobi to Amboseli (4 hours)
From Nairobi, google maps will tell you to whizz down the Mombasa road until Emali. Then hang a right and stick to the C102 until you reach the sign for Amboseli at Kimana Gate. A quicker and less stressful way is to head on the Athi-Namanga (A104) highway through Bisil to Namanga at the Tanzanian border and then make a left until you reach Amboseli at Mashanani Gate. This is the quicker, the road is perfect, there is hardly any traffic, and it is also a lot more scenic.
From Mombasa to Amboseli (7.5 hours)
Turn on to the Mombasa road until Emali, take a left on to the C 102 and enter through Kimana Gate
Board the SGR at Nairobi or Mombasa and jump off at Emali-it is another 91 km to Amboseli so you will need to arrange transport through your Amboseli camp or hire a driver to come and pick you up.
Safari link offer three flights a day to Amboseli National Park from Nairobi Wilson Airport. Flights takes approximately 90 minutes.