Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is Worth the Visit for More Reasons Than One

Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park. Photo by Harshil Gudka on Unsplash

Most people visiting Kenya are there to explore its natural beauty, and Amboseli National Park is a good place to start. Best known for its abundant wildlife, this national park near the Tanzanian border is one of Kenya’s top attractions, and here’s why you should make sure to check it out.

Diverse Wildlife

Amboseli National Park is an extremely popular spot for wildlife watching. In addition to being home to free-ranging elephants, this natural area will bring you face to face with giraffes, zebras, and other animals. It’s also extremely popular with bird watchers since it happens to be home to 400 different bird species.

Traditional Villages

If you’re interested in exploring tribal culture, you can do it in Amboseli’s close surroundings. The local villages are home to the members of Maasai community, known for resisting Africa’s modernization through their traditional customs, clothing, and dances.

Amazing Views

Amboseli National Park is a photographer’s dream, and not only because you can get amazing photos of animals during your wildlife watching adventures. This national park also offers amazing views of Mount Kilimanjaro, and this mountain will make it into the frame of many photos you take at Amboseli.