Area: South Kenya
This park has a unique jewel: spectacular views of Kilimanjaro, with its 5.985 meters altitude and snow-capped peaks always. These peaks are often hidden by clouds during most of the day, being the dawn the best time to observe it . A good time to get a good view of Kilimanjaro is from December to February.
Kilimanjaro doesn’t really belong to Kenya but to Tanzania. Everything comes from the partition of East Africa between German and British. England and Germany had two mountains, so that Queen Victoria gave the Kilimanjaro to Kaiser Williamm II, his great-nephew, for his birthday, by satisfying both sides.
It has an area of 392 km2, also surrounded by a much larger reserve occupied by the Maasai people.
Despite feeling dry and dusty terrain, Amboseli has water almost any time of the year ... but underground. There are underground streams formed by the melting of the snows of Kilimanjaro, which come to the surface in some places, forming marshes where frolicking elephants, hippos and buffaloes among others. In Amboseli you can also find lions, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, antelopes...