Observation Hill, Amboseli National Park

Must see · Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
Watch elephants bathe in a swamp from the summit of Observation Hill, a pyramid-shaped volcanic hill rising over the predominantly flat Amboseli National Park. Admire a view of the plains and swamps against the backdrop of Kilimanjaro. One of the best places to see elephants, the observation point draws lots of tourists, both local and international. In addition to large mammals gathering here to drink, you can also see flocks of pink flamingos. Bring binoculars and a powerful lens for good pictures. Observation Hill is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • The top of Noomotio is 1150 meters above sea level. Presents a 360 degree panoramic view of Amboseli National Park. It has picnic tables. There are several signs to read about the history and...  more »
  • Enjoy the 160 view of the park. Nice, easy hike to the top of the hill. Shade and seats on top. Get a good idea of your surroundings.  more »
  • The panoramic view of the Amboseli from here is simply stunning. It was breathtaking watching the small superb sterlings scramble for crumbs left behind by tourist who had their lunches there.  more »

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