In the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro

Where Big Tuskers Roam

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In the backdrop of Kilimanjaro


Amboseli is 300 kilometers from the Coast, or seven hours of hard travel by road, but only one hour by air, with the chance to view the Majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain.
Home to hundreds of giant Big Tusker elephants with spellbinding scenery that can only be described as out of this world, the Amboseli region will have you feeling as if you were back in the time when giants roamed the earth.
With its emerald-green, perennial swamps lying like mirrors of glass beneath the brooding shadow and swirling cloud of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is like an oasis in the dry savannah and one that attracts some of Kenya's greatest concentrations of game.
Herds of magnificent elephant, bloats of hungry hippo and an array of wandering plains game converge on the permanent swamps and lakes to graze and drink and can be viewed against the strikingly beautiful backdrop of Kilimanjaro, an 'Out of Africa' scene that is instantly recognisable.
Explore this magnificent region with us on a visit to one of the superb national parks on the region, the most famous of which is Amboseli National Park, famed for their incredible elephant population and thousands of resident year-round game.

Amboseli (by Air)

Two,Three and Four Night Safaris

Day 1: Mombasa - Amboseli

Early pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport to catch your scheduled flight to the Amboseli Reserve. At the Amboseli airstrip you will meet our drive/guide and begin a game drive en route to your Safari camp or Lodge for check in and lunch. Afternoon Safari Game Drive in the Amboseli Reserve till sunset. Dinner and overnight at your safari lodge or tented camp.

Day 2: Mombasa - Amboseli

Early morning game drive and before returning to your safari lodge/Camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast, proceed for another safari game drive and back for an early lunch. Transfer to catch your flight back to Mombasa. Our safari driver guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you back to your hotel.

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  • All Transfers
  • Flights
  • Park Fees
  • Accommodation on Full Board basis
  • Game Drives
  • A bottle of water per person per day in the vehicle
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What to wear and pack for Safaris

  • Loose comfortable clothing preferably in earth colours
  • Smart casual clothes for the evening
  • Suncream and Hats
  • Swimwear. Check with your Rep if your safari accommodation has a swimming pool
  • Trainers, Walking Shoes or Sandals that you can strap down
  • Warm clothes for the early morning and evening, especially in the Masai Mara
  • Water
  • Camera. The majority of lodges have electricity to recharge your camera
  • Water
  • Mosquito Repellant
  • Binoculars
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Kenya Safari Seasons


The weather in Kenya is good for safaris at all times of year, though there is a greater chance of encountering rain from mid-April to the end of May and in November. Some people like to travel in these “rainy” months when dramatic cloud formations gather over the Mara plains, there is a sense of refreshment and grasslands are carpeted in new flowers.
Daily temperatures are influenced by altitude, so in the higher areas like Samburu you need a fleece for the cool early morning drives, but by 9am this is discarded as temperatures rise to the high 20s.
After a delicious lunch you take a siesta during the warm early afternoon with temperatures in the low 30s. Head out on safari around 4pm as it gets cooler and the animals start moving, remembering to take the fleece for when the sun has dipped below the horizon.
Weather is more a consideration at the coast, so don’t visit the Kenya coast from the first week of April to the first few days of June as the rains are heavier in coastal areas. At all other times of year the Kenya coast weather is warm, gently humid and breezy, at its very best from late November through to March.

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Your Choices of Accommodation in the Amboseli Ntional Park

As with all El Moran Safaris, we offer a wide range of choices in accommodation for the Amboseli National Park.

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Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this world-famous national park.
Secluded within a grove of acacia trees, the lodge looks out over the golden savannah plains, with uninterrupted views of the mountain itself. Close by are a series of emerald green swamps, which are fed by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. These, the only sources of water in this otherwise starkly beautiful but arid park, attract huge numbers of wallowing elephants, hippos, buffalos and plains game. Meanwhile, from the prehistoric site of Observation Hill, the sunset over Kilimanjaro is magnificent.
At the centre of ‘Maasailand', the lodge's décor reflects the brilliant primary colours and iconic shapes representative of these legendary warriors. At the heart of the lodge, shaded by palm trees, is a free-form swimming pool; to either side of which stretch the rooms. Each room is housed in a single storey building opening directly on to the grounds, each reflecting a Maasai manyatta theme: each with its own hand-painted wall frescos.
The central dining area is reached by a timbered bridge over a melt-water stream, while the lounge and bar feature a broad terrace and a blazing fire-pit where evening cocktails can be enjoyed. Activities include daily game drives in custom-built traditional safari vehicles, ‘sundowners' on Observation Hill, bush breakfasts, bush dinners, Maasai dance performances, visits to Maasai villages and tree-planting programmes.


Sentrim Amboseli Tented Lodge

The Lodge is located on the border of Amboseli National Park right next to Kimana gate. Amboseli National Park lies immediately North West of Mt. Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania.
It consists of 60 luxurious and comfortable deluxe tents that are evenly spread out with fantastic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, restaurant, bar lounge and gift shop. Main dining room has a sitting capacity of 120, but meals can also be enjoyed at your private veranda; as well as a spacious lounge and bar area.
Surrounded by a shady sunbathing area, is the swimming pool and Jacuzzi - a welcome sight in this arid land.


Ol Tukai Lodge

Ol Tukai Lodge is one of the best spots in the world to watch elephants with the backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Writers have described Ol Tukai and the surrounding Amboseli National Park 'as a home for the Gods’. It is undoubtedly the best place in the world to watch elephants from close range. Blend in with nature and find peace and tranquility in a luxurious setting overlooking the majestic Kilimanjaro.
Indulge yourself in the finest cuisine, enjoy the thrill of an Amboseli game drive and brace yourself for an experience that will live with you forever. a place of rugged beauty, abundant water, lush grass and forest, set like an oasis in the surrounding savannah scrub. Inspired by the beautiful topography, the lodge design concept takes full advantage of the flat plains on one side and the lush Acacia tree forest on the other.
The buildings create an open atmosphere, blending traditional African style with the conveniences of modern life. All buildings have covered terraces built in gum pole and timber structures, with changing views of the landscape.
Accommodation: Ol Tukai has 80 luxury chalet-style twin rooms, all with an uninterrupted view of the wetlands or Kilimanjaro. Stylish and comfortable, the rooms have private bath rooms and individual terraces. The beautifully appointed rooms provide quality, comfort and attention to detail. The presence of the wilderness can be felt in the silence of the night.There are rooms allocated for special needs visitors. Two rooms are designed to conform to EU standards to accommodate physically challenged guests.

Kibo Safari Camp

Kibo Safari Camp is a luxury tented camp situated within the Amboseli National Reserve.The Camp incorporates an open terraced restaurant and bar under acacia trees overlooking majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro and a beautiful swimming pool has been landscaped within.
Kibo Safari Camp has 73 self contained tents we are able to accommodate guests as per their needs and preferences that is:

  • Single
  • Double
  • Triple
  • Family Tent (max 8 Pax)

Our beds have been custom designed, locally made using bush logs. You are surely going to have a good night sleep. And with the African rustic furniture, mosquito nets, clothes rack, carpet and writing desk, it’ll be a home away from home. All tents have a flush toilet, shower, and wash basin. You can enjoy your shower as you like a bubbling hot or refreshing cold. Dine in our open terraced restaurant set under acacia trees overlooking the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Kilima Safari Camp

Kilima safari camp offers truly astonishing and uninterrupted views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Each of the 60 tents and the 12 lodge rooms are arranged to face the majestic splendor of Kilimanjaro. Each morning guest can draw their curtains and see its snow-capped mountain peak.
Beyond the elegant bar and restaurant area there is a camp fire area where, before or after dinner guest can enjoy a fireside chat and discuss the day sightings and prospects for the next day.

The Camp consist of 72 rooms. 50 Classic Safari Tents each with a double and single bed and large private balcony 10 Superior Safari tent with four poster double beds with enlarged bathrooms with lion claw bath tubs 12 lodge rooms each with a double and single bed and large private balcony


Satao Elerai Camp

Satao Elerai Camp is located in a quiet, unspoilt, unique setting on a 5000 acre private conservation area 12 kms south east of Amboseli National Park at the foot of Africa’s Largest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro.
The camp looks down onto the Amboseli National Park in one direction and up to Mt Kilimanjaro in the other direction, giving clients what is arguably the best location of any camp in Amboseli.
The camp currently has 12 luxury en suite mountain facing tents and 5 large luxurious lodge style suites. Both the tents and the suites are en suite with the suites also having luxurious baths. The facilities are supplied with hot running water provided by eco friendly solar units. One of the biggest advantages of Satao Elerai Camp is that being located on its own private conservation area clients hav the chance to view wildlife in private surroundings.
In addition clients are offered the chance to enjoy spectacular bush sundowners, night game drives and game walks on the conservancy, activities that are not available to the lodges located within the park.