Don’t be fooled into thinking the focus is just on elephants. It is the second most popular reserve after the Masai Mara and also home to the big five. A stay in Amboseli still provides a memorable safari experience.
This region also has fascinating terrain. Partly consisting of volcanic ashes spilled from Mount Kilimanjaro some 250,000 years ago. During the dry season, salt deposited on the soil surface as part of the evaporation process can sometimes create a shimmering mirage effect.