Amboseli National Park
Amboseli was set aside as the Southern Reserve for the Maasai in 1906, but returned to local control as a game reserve in 1948. Gazetted a national park in 1974 to protect the core of this unique ecosystem, it was declared a UNESCO site in 1991.
The park gives beautiful views of Mount Kilimanjaro, which is the highest free standing mountain in the world. In addition, the park is famous for big herds of free-ranging elephants. Whilst in the park one can also visit the Maasai and get a chance to see and visit them in their Manyatas(homes)
Echo the most researched elephant in the world called Amboseli home till his demise in 2009. He was a subject of many books and documentaries. For 4o years, he was closely followed by Dr. Cynthia Moss.
The park was also a safe haven to an incredible bull elephant named Tim. This mighty leviathan quickly became one of the major attractions with his size and iconic tusks that reached the ground and was estimated to be around 50 years old at the time of his death from natural causes on February 5th 2020.
Amboseli National Park offers some of the best opportunities to see African wildlife because the vegetation is sparse due to the long, dry months. The protected area is home to African bush elephant, Cape buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, spotted hyena, Masai giraffe, Grant's zebra, and blue wildebeest. A host of large and small birds occur too.
Unfortunately no tours were found.