Airstrip

Amboseli Airstrip (ASV)

Direct airstrip access to Kenya's majestic Amboseli National Park.

Kenya
Location
Dry season
Best Time to Visit
1,130 m
Altitude

About Amboseli Airstrip (ASV)

Amboseli Airstrip (ASV) is a key entry point for visitors to Amboseli National Park, one of Kenya's most popular safari destinations. Nestled at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's tallest free-standing mountain, this airstrip offers unparalleled access to the park's vast elephant herds, diverse wildlife, and the iconic views of Kilimanjaro'...

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Safety & Vaccinations
Amboseli is considered a safe destination for travellers, but it's advisable to follow the guidance of your tour operator and stay within designated areas. Vaccinations for hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever are recommended for all visitors, along with malaria prophylaxis. Always consult with a healthcare professional for the latest travel heal...
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Amboseli Airstrip is primarily accessed via domestic flights from Nairobi's Wilson Airport. The flight offers a scenic route over Kenya's diverse landscapes, culminating in the breathtaking views of Amboseli National Park and Mount Kilimanjaro.
Getting Around
Upon arrival at ASV, your safari lodge or camp will usually provide transportation for the duration of your stay in Amboseli. For those wishing to explore independently, hiring a vehicle with a driver/guide is recommended due to the park's terrain and regulations.
Visas
With Kenya's implementation of the Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) system from 1 January 2024, all foreign visitors must obtain an eTA prior to travel, unless they are from eTA-exempt countries. The application process is straightforward, requiring proof of accommodation and, for visitors from yellow fever endemic countries, a vaccination cer...
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