Amboseli National Park is known for its large elephant herds, and other animals such as giraffes, zebras, cheetahs and hundreds of bird species. It also offers views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro. There is also presence of Lake Amboseli and swamps. It is one of the best wildlife-viewing experiences in the world with 400 species of birds including water birds, pelicans, kingfishers, crakes, hammerkops, and 47 types of raptors. It presents opportunities to meet Maasai and visit a Maasai village.
The park also has views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.