Why visit Chyulu National Park?

Tucked away between Tsavo West National Park and Amboseli National Park, Chyulu Hills National Park boasts striking and diverse landscapes.

Chyulu is a rugged wilderness still showing signs of its volcanic origins – and boasting some of the best views of Kilimanjaro.

Why Visit?

  • Visit the 275,000 acre Mbirikani Group Ranch and see innovative lion conservation by the Maasai.
  • See both ancient and new volcanic cinder cones and craters, with the most recent volcanic peak forming just 500 years ago.
  • Explore the lava tubes of the Kisula Caves Complex.
  • One of the best areas to view Mt Kilimanjaro.
  • Enjoy excellent bird watching on Lake Jipe in the southwest corner of the park.

Climate

Summer (October – April)
Min 20°C/68°F Max 34°C/94°F

Winter (May – September)
Min 11°C/52°F Max 25°C/78°F

Long rains from April to May; short rains from November to mid-December.

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