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Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills
Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills

Amboseli's most famous icons are its elephants and the mass of Kilimanjaro.

The Chyulu Hills offer spectacular walks in the hilltop cloud forest.

Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills

Reviews of safaris to Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills

35 holiday reviews from our travellers of holidays which include Amboseli & Chyulu Hills.

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Two Travellers
UK

"Meru and Amboseli trip"

I visited Kenya between 2 Feb 2019 and 10 Feb 2019
"We really enjoyed visiting these two contrasting parks, and Meru in particular would definitely be on our wish list for a return visit one day.

It was also an interesting change to stay at two camps with non-communal dining which were slightly larger than those we have visited in the past; both were beautifully located and extremely comfortable although as noted we were relieved neither was full to capacity which I think would have given them quite a different vibe." Read full review: 8 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Steve H
Leeds

"Another Great Safari"

I visited Kenya between 29 Jan 2019 and 11 Feb 2019
"The whole trip was fantastic. We worked our way East from Nairobi in a comfortable Southern Cross safari vehicle visiting Nairobi NP, Amboseli NP, Tsavo West and Tsavo East NPs and then the Galana Conservancy before a few days R&R at Watamu on the coast.

Everything went smoothly and the ground arrangements were perfect thanks to Southern Cross and their excellent driver Joshua. They also took care of our transfers between Wilson Airport and JKIA on our last evening.

Expert Africa set up all the arrangements with their usual efficiency and attention to detail and especial thanks to Richard for tying up all the loose ends and making everything work so seamlessly, as always.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

It's difficult to imagine how you could do better" Read full review: 13 nights in Africa; 13 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr F & Mrs B
Preston

"So Many Beautiful Memories"

I visited Kenya between 19 Jan 2019 and 26 Jan 2019
"This was a special trip for our Grandson Toby to celebrate his 21st birthday and originally just myself ( Grandad ) and Toby. However my wife ( Elaine ) managed to come at the last minute and this must have taken a bit of organising so thank you Expert Africa !

Toby`s comments..well " The best week of my life " and one day when we saw a baby impala being born and so many other things was his " best day of my life ".

We all really enjoyed the whole experience and loved the Conservancies and their concept. A very big thank you to Olivia for suggesting these and it was perfect for Toby. A guided walk was one of the highlights and an experience not to be missed.

A superb holiday and we could not fault it !!

No problems at all with the camps dealing with gluten free meals they were meticulous and we were very impressed with this.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

Just keep employing people like Olivia !!

Just keep on doing what you are doing. We will recommend Expert Africa without reservation. Well done." Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Dr H
Sussex

"My Aug 2018 trip"

I visited Kenya between 25 Aug 2018 and 7 Sep 2018
"Fabulous trip, would do it all again!

Excellent organisation from Expert Africa.

Thank you for all your help.we felt safe in all the camps as there are short wave radios in the rooms with guards on at night.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

Warn people it can be very cold even though it’s on the equator! Woolly hat would have been good!

The standard of hygiene was very good in all the camps. Drinking water provided ." Read full review: 13 nights in Africa; 12 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mrs P
Horsham

"Kenya safari 2018 "

I visited Kenya between 25 Aug 2018 and 7 Sep 2018
"Vary enjoyable given the circumstance, obviously some days very hard as Peter had organised this and he wasn't there to share it.

Only reservation, final camp would have been better if they told me what the routine re securing tents in the evening was - on first night escorted to camp by guard but it was pitch dark and on my one felt a little scared. However they did sort it out for the other nights making sure that the blinds were all down and the lights were left on.

Generally felt very safe despite being on my own." Read full review: 13 nights in Africa; 12 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Ms F & co
Sacramento

"July 2018 Family Trip"

I visited Kenya between 18 Jul 2018 and 3 Aug 2018
"Our trip was wonderful, really just about everything we hoped for (except the Great Migration!).

We loved each of the three camps where we stayed, appreciated their differences, and enjoyed both the cultural and wildlife experiences they offered." Read full review: 16 nights in Africa; 10 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mrs Jane C
USA

"My Oct 2017 trip"

I visited Kenya between 13 Oct 2017 and 25 Oct 2017
"Exceptional. Just sign up and go.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

Overall, the most amazing trip of our lives. We recommend ExpertAfrica without hesitation.

(See earlier comments on Tortilis and Lewa for improvements)" Read full review: 12 nights in Africa; 10 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs C
Bristol

"Multi-centre safari & beach holiday in Kenya"

I visited Kenya between 7 Oct 2017 and 21 Oct 2017
"Our trip overall was very enjoyable.

We were not altogether straightforward clients as there were certain aspects that were arranged independently, but Expert Africa was nevertheless helpful and accommodating and worked to sculpt our safari to fit.

Their suggestions of where to visit and stay and how to travel were very helpful, taking into account our budget requirements and main interest in game viewing, including the option to go on foot." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 4 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mrs Muriel B
USA

"To say "A Dream Come True" is to Understate.."

I visited Kenya and 2 other countries between 30 Aug 2017 and 13 Sep 2017
"I feel so lucky and grateful to have made acquaintance with Justin Huff from Expert Africa. His knowledge was so thorough and immediate that I knew I had to take advantage of his service to plan our African adventure-- even to the extent that I risked a relationship with a very important friend who is a travel agent. I just didn't want to make any mistakes, traveling so far and at such expense!

We met someone on our trip who had spent the equivalent of four months at a full time job researching his trip to Africa, rejecting agency after agency when they didn't include or provide the amenities that this man deemed essential to a perfect safari. I was BEYOND DELIGHTED to learn that every single thing this man had learned was the best way to go, Justin at Expert Africa had included in our trip to the extent that it was literally perfect. I don't think I can put it any more succinctly than that.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

Only one. I felt that canvas wallet you provided was a tad excessive, as I have no future use for it, and didn't really need it during the trip. Maybe others feel differently, but I do plan to send ours back.

Thank you so much for running a fantastic operation!" Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 11 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Ms P & family
London

"Trip of a lifetime"

I visited Kenya and 1 other country between 4 Aug 2017 and 24 Aug 2017
"The trip we organised with expert Africa was unforgettable - hugely well planned and happened seamlessly leaving us free to soak up the incredible experiences. But the planning of the trip was also enjoyable! I loved talking to Richard and felt he was a very real person responding to our needs as a family rather than pushing us in the old well trodden directions.

When there was a very minor hiccup with a hotel booking (not the fault of Expert Africa but a mistake Africa side) Richard called our guide and spoke to us to ensure everything was OK. Top service.

I can't recommend him highly enough." Read full review: 20 nights in Africa; 14 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
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35 reviews of Amboseli & Chyulu Hills by travellers since August 2007
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Where to stay in Amboseli & Chyulu Hills

Our suggestions for safari camps in Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills


Tortilis Camp

Tortilis Camp

Tortilis is a finely situated and well built safari camp located in the private Kitirua Consarvancy just outside Amboseli National Park and with wonderful views of Kilimanjaro.


94% (14 reviews)
Porini Amboseli Camp

Porini Amboseli Camp

Porini Amboseli is a small and homely community-staffed eco-camp located in the Selankay Conservancy.


93% (11 reviews)
Selenkay Adventure Camp

Selenkay Adventure

Selenkay Adventure Camp is the dome-tent satellite camp of Porini Amboseli Camp, located in the Maasai-owned Selenkay Conservancy, one of the oldest community wildlife conservancies in Kenya.


100% (4 reviews)
Campi ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi is a very well integrated, eco-friendly bush lodge and tented camp on the slopes of the Chyulu Hills in its own, 1000-square-kilometre Maasai conservancy.


90% (4 reviews)
Satao Elerai

Satao Elerai

The closest camp in Kenya to Mount Kilimanjaro, Satao Elerai is located in its own, private conservancy, the Elerai Conservation Area, just outside Amboseli National Park.


80% (2 reviews)
Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo is a luxurious and innovative designer safari lodge with magnificent views and excellent walking, riding and wildlife country in its own private conservancy.


100% (1 review)
Tawi Lodge

Tawi Lodge

Tawi Lodge is modern, luxury safari lodge on a private wildlife conservancy in the Amboseli ecosystem in southern Kenya.


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