Ol Tukai Lodge lies at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro in a place of rugged beauty, abundant water, lush grass and forest areas, set like an oasis in surrounding savannah scrub. Amboseli National Park in Kenya is located along the Tanzanian border and is famous for its large herds of Elephant and spectacular views.
Amboseli covers 390 square kilometres (39 000 hectares) of the Rift Valley floor. The park takes its name from the Maasai language for “Land of Dust”, derived from the volcanic ash that erupted from Kilimanjaro a millennium ago.
Amboseli is 270km (168 miles) from the capital city Nairobi. The all-weather roads are well maintained, and daily scheduled flights from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport take just 30 minutes. Ol Tukai Lodge can arrange ground transport upon arrival.
Nairobi - 250km
Mombasa - 453km
Amboseli Airstrip - 6km
Kenya averages a comfortable 25-30 degrees Centigrade (77 – 86 degrees Fahrenheit) during the day and has one of the best climates in the world. Variations occur according to altitude and terrain, with lower temperatures in the highlands, and humid conditions along the coast. Most of the country experiences 2 rainy seasons, the long rains during April and May, and the short rains in November.