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Chyulu Hills National Park

One of Kenyan’s most photogenic hills are the Chyulu Hills - an areas of rolling open plains interrupted by the hills which runs for miles in a series of whale-backed summits,experience breathtaking views from the top of Chyulu Hills. Chyulu is a magical terrain of ragged craters, rolling African savannah grassland, exotic aromatic plants and cedar forests.

The glacier capped peaks of Mt. Kilimanjaro rises to the west and all around stretch the mirage miles of Maasai rangeland, dusty, dry and stalked by colorful cloaked herders and dust plumed cattle.

The park boundary runs down the center of the hills along the line of the peaks. The western half is part of the West Chyulu Game Conservation area, owned by several Maasai group ranches.

Here is abundant wildlife such reptiles like the black mamba, puff adder, rock python, gecko, tortoise and lizards. Other common animals are Buffalo, Bushbuck, Eland, African elephant, Leopard, Pig, Forest Bush, reedbuck, mountain and Steinbok. Insects and arthropods that reside here are Dung Beetles, Butterflies, and Tsetse fly.

Fascinating cave to explore most notably the Shetani Caves and the man eater’s Cave which contains human bones

Highlights of Chyulu Hills National Park

  • One of Kenyan’s most photogenic hills

  • a magical terrain of ragged craters, rolling African savannah grassland, exotic aromatic plants and cedar forests

  • The glacier capped peaks of Mt. Kilimanjaro rises to the west
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Adventure and Pleasure at the Chyulu Hills National Park

  • Fascinating cave to explore most notably the Shetani Caves and the man eater’s Cave which contains human bones
  • Mountain Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Breathtaking views from the Chyulu Hills
  • cave exploration
  • Bush climb
  • Guided walk along the Tsavo River

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 :  Arrival Nairobi.  Days 2 / 4 :  Chyulu.  Days 5 / 7 :  Amboseli.  Days 8 /10 :  Masai Mara.  Day 11 : Home bound Flight via Nairobi

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