Wild animals of Amboseli National Park
Wild animals in Amboseli National Park are one of the wonderful attractions that are found in Amboseli national park found in Kenya and it is ranked as one of the best national parks to visit in Kenya. The Amboseli national park in Kenya gives the visitors one of the best wildness experiences especially the visitors going into the park for the wildlife viewing experience. Amboseli national park is known for hosting large herds of elephants and because of these elephants, the park is known as the home of the great African elephants.
There are a lot of animals especially in the Amboseli national park and this makes it possible for the park to attract several tourists to the park and if someone mentions the Amboseli national park, what comes into peoples minds is the large population of elephants in the park however the park also features other several animals other than the animal’s species.
When we talk of the Amboseli National park, we mean the park which is the second most visited in Kenya after the Amboseli National Reserve. Amboseli National Park is so close to Nairobi city and you will need to drive for about 3 to 4 hours from the city center to the park. Even some visitors have explored the park in one day and have come back in one day.
There is a huge population of free-ranging elephants in the Amboseli national park which can see seen and sighted rolling through the park and they are something themselves with water. Mostly they are found along the banks of the Amboseli national park especially during the dry season over 900 elephants can be found in the Amboseli national park.
The park features the big 4 mammals of Africa which include the elephants, lions, buffaloes, and leopards missing only the rhinos. Animals in Amboseli national park from the major attractions that are found within the park and because of these animals, the game drive is the major highlight of this national park. Almost all the tourists visiting the Amboseli national park do so to view the wild animals. The park has a mall area but is filled with wonderful species and this has made it easy for the wildlife viewing safaris in Amboseli National Park. The short game drives within the park which area rich with the perfect and excellent game viewing safari experience and here you will be in a position to see several animals just within minutes.
There are 5 habitats in the Amboseli national park where animals do stay and these habitats range from the open savannah grassland where most of the animals can easily be traced and the savannah grassland have made the Amboseli national park for the safaris game drives and game viewing for the wildlife viewing. The wonderful habitats of the Amboseli National Park include acacia woodland, bush vegetation, open savannah grassland, the dry lake pans, and these habitats hosts a lot of different animals at the park.
Various animals found in the Amboseli national park include the wildebeest animals, gazelles, topis, zebras, lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes among several animals. The antelopes in the Amboseli national park are big and found in big numbers and they stay in this park permanently. The park being surrounded by Kilimanjaro on one side makes it easy for the visitors to have spectacular views of the wonderful snowcapped Kilimanjaro Mountains.
Amboseli national park presents the best chances for the game viewing safaris within the short and long and open savannah grassland that favors you to explore the entire whole national Park. you will be able to see the animals near you and the vegetation is very sparse especially during the dry months of the year or the location of the park on the dry Mt Kilimanjaro which made the park receive little rainfall throughout the year and this makes the vegetation cover so close and dense.
The management of the Amboseli national park is done by the Kenya Wildlife Services and it has drafted the park rules and regulations that all the visitors vesting the park will have to follow during the game viewing safaris. The formation of these rule and regulations have made it [possible to uplift the conservation efforts at the park and its wildlife activities. In case you found guilty of breaking the above rules and regulations, you will be liable to face heavy penalties and some of these rules include
Following established trails or roads within the park without doing off tracking, no feeding of the wildlife that you come across through the park, you don’t need over speeding while driving at the park, you don’t need to litter when you’re in the park and you shout or hoot at the park during the safaris game drives. There are very many rules and regulations which are clearly written in pour several articles that we do write and you can check out for such rules and regulations.
Visitors visiting the Amboseli national park engage in several tourist activities which are available within the park and the major activity is game viewing activity or animals viewing within the Amboseli National Park. Some of these activities within the Amboseli national park include the following;
Game drives in Amboseli National Park:
As I earlier said, game drives from an important safari activity within the Amboseli national park. The game drives in Amboseli national park can be done all the time there are always morning, afternoon, and evening game delivers however the most prominent game drive in the morning game drive is when the animals are still active. Game drives present the best tourists activity when to explore the Amboseli national park and see various species of animals and these include the cheetahs, elephants, lions, leopards among other animals’ species.
Nature walks safaris in Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park is one of the few national parks in Kenya where walking safaris are organized for the guests. With nature walks, you will be able to explore the wildlife on the Amboseli National Park on foot. Most of the Nature walks are led by the ranger guides who are armed and they are usually done during the evening.
Hot air balloon safaris in Amboseli National Park
Yes guests visiting Amboseli National Park which is operated by the private owners. The balloon safari gives you a chance to see the animals from the air instead of driving through the park.
The boat cruise in Amboseli National Park
You will get a chance to see most of the animals found with the Amabsoeli national park especially during the dry season when they concentrate much on the lake Amboseli National Park to drink water at the lake. You will catch up with the large concentration of animals that are found on the shores of the lake cooling themselves. Even taking a boat cruise is an experience of its own. Please Contact African Adventure Vacations for this wonderful safari in Amboseli National Park.