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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


1 Day Amboseli Joining Budget Trip| Game Drive Package

1 Day Amboseli Joining Budget Trip| Game Drive Package in Kenya by Local Agent Guide

A fantastic 1 day fun trip to Kenya’s second most popular game drive national park. This 1-day trip to Amboseli national park includes road transport, park fees, guide services, 5 hour game drive and lunch in the park.

Visit Amboseli Kenya with this 1-day amboseli safari tour package. The Amboseli day-trip is a full day excursion from Nairobi to Amboseli national park from Nairobi to see the wild elephants and the views of Mt Kilimanjaro. Amboseli 1-day trip packages include a full day game drive, lunch, transport in a safari minivan with roof hatch and services of a professional driver guide. Amboseli day tour-packages from Nairobi can also be a 1,2 or 3 day safari to see more of the wildlife and the mountain.

Start 1 day amboseli safari at 5.00am and drive south eastwards along Mombasa highway. Branch off right at Emali town into Oloitokitok road and drive for a further 1 hour to get to amboseli national park. Amboseli day tours from Nairobi takes about 3.5 hours one way.

Here are 6 Amboseli Day Trip Prices for different categories

Amboseli Day Trip Group Cost per person  excel park fees $
1 person Amboseli private Day trip 350
2-3 persons Amboseli private Day trip 220
4-5 persons Amboseli private Day trip 210
Above 6 persons masai mara private tour 200
Children under 18yrs 75% of adult rate
Children Below 3 yrs Free of charge

Explore the Amboseli day trip from Nairobi to see the most scenic views of Kilimanjaro and the wild elephants. The 1 day amboseli safari captures the authentic African adventure by featuring the highest peak in Africa amidst the savannah game and the Masai people. Some of the highlights of an amboseli day tours from Nairobi include the below.

  • View exciting scenery enroute to Amboseli day trip
  • Watch the Mount Kilimanjaro on your Amboseli 1 day trip
  • Drive among the elephants of Amboseli national park
  • Climb the Amboseli observation hill
  • See the mirage of Lake Amboseli in your day trip
  • Enjoy a buffet a mid-day lunch in one of Amboseli lodges
  • Stumble upon a pride of Amboseli lions in your day trip

1.    View Exciting Scenery Enroute to Amboseli Day Trip

Your day starts early with a predawn drive down the A109 towards Mombasa. Scenes along your 1 day amboseli safari are equally exciting. At dawn, giraffes and zebras will great you from behind the fences of the many private game ranches enroute. The sun’s rays beating upon your forehead with its golden yellow colour. Smell the freshness of the rural areas away from Nairobi’s smog and settle in for an eventful Amboseli day trip.

1. Scenery enroute to Amboseli Day Trip

1. Scenery enroute to Amboseli Day Trip

Masai homesteads dot the plains with their cattle and red clad males going about their business in this early morning drive. At Emali town, branch off right into oloitoktok road and driving for an hour in such scenic Kapiti plains, you will loose yourself to the sights. Kilimanjaro will be visible at a certain point where you start to see the ice covered peak Kibo from miles away.

Ask the driver to stop so that you can take some amazing pictures of the roof of Africa. You dont want to miss the biggest attraction of your amboseli day tours from Nairobi.

2.    Watch the Mount Kilimanjaro on Your Amboseli Day Trip

2. Mt. Kilimanjaro - Amboseli Day Trip

2. Mt. Kilimanjaro – Amboseli Day Trip

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