Amboseli, 'the land of giants' is one of the most popular destinations for Kenya safaris. This is a place of wide arid plains where the horizon stretches out to meet the sky. Amboseli is best known for it's large herds of elephant, zebra, wildebeest and impala. The park centers around a huge hill with fantastic views of the plains as well as an impressive view of Tanzania's snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro in the distance.
The parks acacia forest makes for good birding and is habitat to many smaller species and cheetah are often spotted here. A great place for walking safaris and bird-watching. Many Maasai communities are centered around Amboseli National Park, lending a terrific cultural experience.