How to get to Amboseli National Park
Getting to Amboseli National Park Amboseli national park located in Kenya attracts several visitors who come to explore its wildlife richness. The park is found for having the highest population of African elephants in Africa and it is also easily accessible from the Kenya capital city Nairobi but both air and the good road transport system. Most of the safaris to Amboseli national park are organized in groups but there are also individuals who decide to travel independently to visit the park without having any problem.
Like any other destination in Kenya, the Amboseli national park is mostly visited by visitors who are foreigners and these arrive by air transport or flights that land at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Wilson international airport or the Kilimanjaro International Airport and from once they have landed here, they can be transported or picked by the trained safari guide and transferred to their booked lodge within the Amboseli national park. Amboseli national park can as well be accessed from other parks through road trips with Kenya.
You can as well connect from the Tsavo national park to Amboseli national park and these cover about 8 hours by the road. The daily scheduled flights are also available at the Wilson International Airport to the Amboseli airstrip and you book this aircraft by the use of your travel safaris operators who understand all the travel safaris in Kenya like Africa Adventure Vacations.
Amboseli national park is favored for the elephants which you can see free grazing in the open and short savannah grassland and it is the park where you can go and get close to several animals and the wildlife species. You will be able to enjoy the clear photographs of then elephants, cheetahs, buffaloes, hippos, zebras, giraffes among other animals within the park.
Additionally, you will be able to enjoy the clear views of Kilimanjaro Mountain while in the Amboseli national park. The Amboseli national park is found in the southeast of Nairobi city and you can drive for about 4 to 5 hours from the city to access the park. It covers an area of 392 square kilometers and it was declared a national park in the year 1974.
The road transport is the best way how you can access the Amboseli national park as it gives you the opportunity to enjoy the best sceneries and the views of the mountains most commonly the snowcapped mountain Kilimanjaro and also you will get close to the wildlife offering a classic view as you’re traveling in your safari vehicle. However, it is your choice to determine whether to you the air transport or road transport to access the Amboseli National Park from Nairobi city.
What is required to get to Amboseli national park?
Guests willing to go tom Amboseli national park for the safari will need to first have their personal documents verified by the authorities especially those related to the nationality which makes the reservation process and booking so easy. It is recommended that you send it your scanned copies of the Visas and the passports for easy verification
Getting to Amboseli national Park by road transport
There are two highways from Nairobi city that the visitors can use to access the Amboseli national park and about three hours to get to the Amboseli national park. You can drive from Nairobi city by using the Namanga road and then get into the Meshanani gate and this is equivalent to about 240 kilometers which lasts for about 3 hours’ drive. Visitors also can use the Nairobi Mombasa road and enter the park through the Remito gate and this equivalent to 228 kilometers with a travel time estimated to be 2 hours and 30 minutes.
While using the Mombasa route, you will pass through the small town of the Emali which gives you nice; looks. The roads are all in good condition. It is further recommended that if possible you should use the 4 by 4 wheel drive vehicle for comfort and efficient travel.
Getting to Amboseli National Park by domestic Flights
Guests can as well decide g to Amboseli national park through the use of then scheduled flights or domestic flights that can be booked by the use of the local and reputable travel operator who can do all the necessary arrangements to pick you from the airstrip and drive you to your booked lodge. most of the guests heading to Amboseli National park by flight land at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and later are picked and drive to Wilson International Airport where they get their scheduled flight that fly them to Amboseli National Park Airstrip. This airstrip is found within the center of the Amboseli national park and this makes it so convenient.
There are different domestic flights companies in Kenya that operate scheduled or chartered domestic flights to various national parks and protected areas in Kenya and some of these companies include Air Kenya, Sadri Link Mombasa Air Safari among others. They provide timely and reliable services to the guest using their services
Therefore, Amboseli National park can be accessed by either road or air transport and the choice of the transport system can be done based on the visitors’ choice and budget. Book your safaris to Amboseli national park in advance to avoid inconveniences. Just let us know earlier and we make all the necessary arrangements for safaris on your behalf for better service delivery.