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“The best view point of Mt.Kilimanjaro.” - Pambazuko Africa Safaris

Mount Kilimanjaro: The best view point

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Views: 531 Visited: Sep 1996 Reviewed: Nov 30, 2015

Crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, the Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya's most popular parks. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands.
Clients can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture. Attractions include:large herds of elephants with the best close view, Mt. Kilimanjaro view point, Big Five, Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps that hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose as well as contemporary Maasai culture and indigenous lifestyle.

It has various accommodation options depending with ones budget ranging from KWS Self Catering, Kilimanjaro Guest House, Simba Cottages, Chui Cottages, Campsites, Amboseli Campsite. There are several privately owned lodges: Oltukai Lodge, Amboseli Serena Lodge, Tortilis Tented Lodge, Kimana tented camp, Kibo Campsite among many others.

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