Amboseli National Park, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Amboseli National Park, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Amboseli National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Based on the climate and weather in Amboseli National Park, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Amboseli National Park, Kenya by month

January

January in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants

February

If you go to Amboseli National Park in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

March

Traveling to Amboseli National Park in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

April

April here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat

May

Traveling to Amboseli National Park in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

July

If you go to Amboseli National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

August

Traveling to Amboseli National Park in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

September

Traveling to Amboseli National Park in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

October

October is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

November

If you go to Amboseli National Park in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Amboseli National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Amboseli National Park

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