Amboseli National Park, often referred to as the home of the gods, offers an African safari like no other. Situated at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain at 5,895 meters or 19,340 feet, this snow-capped peak provides a stunning backdrop to Amboseli's expansive Rift Valley plains. The Masai (also spelled Maasai) - tall, colorfully dressed, nomadic warriors - and abundant wildlife - lion, leopard, buffalo, cheetah, plains game and Africa's largest population of elephant - complete the image. So why bring the kids? A wildlife safari in Amboseli provides children with an opportunity to view African game, interact with the Masai and learn about this East African culture. Game drives, visits to a Masai homestead and children's walking safaris, lead by a locally trained Masai naturalist, are just a few of the kid friendly activities.
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