This national park most anticipated feature is getting up close and personal to large tusked elephants with Africa highest peak-Mt. Kilimanjaro landscaping in the background. There is an elephant research camp in the heart of the park, which is not open to the public; however, you may book via website for a one hour lecture where the researchers will explain, their work and give you further insight into the magnificent creatures. Noomotio or otherwise known as observation Hill is one of the only areas in the park where you may get out and explore by foot. Pyramid in shape it provides a great vantage point from which to view the plains swamps and roads of the park. The Sinet Delta running along the northern route outside Amboseli is excellent for birdwatching with over 370 species in the park, and only arable land near Amboseli National Park.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is not a national park as it belongs to the Maasai people and therefore considered thousands of tourists frequent a reserve.it each year and is one of the most popular reserves in Africa. Strict access control over the vehicle numbers around animal sightings allows for experience that is more authentic for the game viewer. Covering 1510sq.km and occupied by the Maasai people since the 17th century. You have an opportunity to visit a Maasai village to learn about the Maasai Culture and their way of life.
The game viewing in this region is spectacular with morning and afternoon and night drives offered. Expect to see animals such as zebra, giraffe, gazelles, hyena, rhino, hippo, elephant, lion and leopard to name a few. The most famous sighting is the great migration, which takes place in July and August every year. If the game drives become monotonous, take a hot air balloon ride at sunrise to see this magnificent splendor from a whole perspective.