Cultural Safari in Amboseli
Amboseli is part of Southern Kenyan Maasai land. Proximity to the border
means that many of the Maasai in this area move back and forth with
their herds into Tanzania. Many of the lodges and camps in this
area work closely with local Maasai communities. Arrangements can often
be made to walk with local Maasai guides or visit Maasai villages,
schools and communities around the Park. This is the perfect opportunity
to meet and spend time with Maasai people.
surrounded by many Maasai settelments. The small town of Oloitokitok
(pronounced Loytoktok) is a major Maasai centre, with fantastc
views of Mt Kilimanjaro. The town hosts huge bustling markets that
attract many Maasai from surrounding areas, turning the streets into a
sea of bright red shukkas.