Amboseli National park which stands at an altitude of 1150 meters above the sea level is the land of the giants! Amboseli lies North West of Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania thus referred to as Kilimanjaro royal court. This park was established as a National reserve in 1968 and later gazette as a National park in 1974. Amboseli covers an area of about 390 sq kilometers and forms the much larger part of 3000sq Kilometers Amboseli ecosystem. Amboseli harbors some of the regions oldest and bulkiest elephants. Towering above Amboseli is the Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest free standing mountain. It is surrounded by 6 communally owned group ranches namely ogulului, Kimana, Imbirikani, Kuku, Selengei and Rombo.