Day Trip from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park


Number of Pax


Cost per person


1 pax

10 Hours



2 Pax

10 Hours



3 Pax

10 Hours



4 Pax

10 Hours



5 Pax

10 Hours



6 Pax and above

10 Hours



The prices of a day trip to Amboseli from Nairobi are as below and depend on the number of persons joining the trip.

Amboseli day trip agency in Nairobi

Driving to Amboseli National Park from Nairobi Route

Your Amboseli 1 day trip departs from Nairobi at 0500hrs and drives Southeast wards along the Mombasa –Nairobi highway. Two hours into the drive, you get to Emali town where you can have a quick no frills breakfast before your branch off South onto the Oloitokitok road. This is the road that goes all the way to the border of Kenya and Tanzania at Oloitokitok town.

Distance from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

Further up this road to Amboseli, you will start to see the clear peak Kibo with its snow covered bald top. Stop the car and step outside, take several photos of the clear peak before it decides to play peek-a-boo with you. Now you can continue with your drive to the park which is another 1 hour and a half away. Its takes almost 3 ½ hours from Nairobi to Amboseli national park. But the 5 hour game drive in Amboseli day trip is worth the time on the road.

Amboseli Day Trip from Nairobi Itinerary

0500hrs: Your Amboseli day trip starts with a Pick up from your Nairobi hotel.

07:00hrs: Breakfast at a small town called Emali. Alternative is to carry a packed breakfast from your Nairobi hotel to save on time.

0830hrs: Arrive at the Erimito gate to Amboseli national park and start your game drive in the park. Start to see the elephants, buffalos, gerenuks, hippos, gazelles, lions, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests and many other animals in the plains. You will be spoilt for choice especially at the swamp area where most of the animals congregate.

1000hrs: Continue with your game drive in the park visiting the observation hill and viewing Mt. Kilimanjaro up close. The best view of Mt. Kilimanjaro are seen from Amboseli national park. This is why an Amboseli day trip from Nairobi is the most interesting of all the day trips.

1300hrs: Lunch at Ol Tukai lodge inside the park and with a view into the swampy green lands outside. The area is cool due to the water and has the best views of wildlife from the terrace restaurant under the giant acacia trees and neatly mowed grass. The Amboseli lunch experience is also a highlight in your 1 day Amboseli tour from Nairobi.

1400hrs: An afternoon game drive as you exit Amboseli national park for Nairobi. You will get a chance to look out for the elusive animals like leopards and cheetahs. Drive back to Nairobi after taking the most exciting picture of wildlife with the background of the highest mountain in Africa Mt Kilimanjaro at 5895m above sea level.

1830hrs: Arrive back in Nairobi and drop off in your hotel after an exciting 1-day Amboseli trip from Nairobi city.

End of Services.

The cost of the Amboseli Day Trip from Nairobi tour includes:

  • Transport in a standard safari minivan
  • Breakfast at Emali (Take a hot breakfast from your hotel if you can)
  • Lunch at Ol Tukai lodge
  • Services of a professional driver guide
  • Bottled Drinking water

Cost of the Day Trip to Amboseli from Nairobi Excludes

  • Park entrance fees at $60 per person payable at gate by credit card (Register for an e-citizen account in advance to avoid gate delays
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Personal travel insurance.

Contact for Amboseli National park day trip from Nairobi.

To book your 1 day Amboseli trip, you can contact Robert from Sojourn safaris ltd on or whatsapp him on +254 722 661 827

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