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chyulu hills

Chyulu Hills with view
Chyulu Hills

The Green Hills of Africa

Verdant rolling hills of endless green, great blue skies and spectacular landscape views are what the Chyulu Hills provide to nature lovers. Large mammals include buffalo, bushbucks, elands, elephants, leopards, giant forest hogs, bush pigs, reedbucks and giraffes along with various reptiles and insects.

Horse riding, camping, mountain climbing and bird watching can be enjoyed in this hidden part of paradise.

How to get there

Roads: By road from Kibwezi: turn right off the Mombasa Road (coming from Nairobi) at Kibwezi, onto a sign posted road that leads after 9 Kms to Kithasyo Gate and Park HQ. By road from Tsavo West: It is possible to enter the park from Tsavo West

​By Air: The Park has two airstrips

What to see and do

There are Breathtaking views from the chyllu Hills,cave exploration, and one camp site is right next to park headquaters.

As for animals:

  • Reptiles:Black Mamba, Puff Adder, Rock Python, Gecko, Tortoise, Lizard

  • Insects/arthropods:Dung Beetles, Butterflies, Tsetse fly

  • Common Animals:Buffalo; Bushbuck; Eland; Elephant, Leopard; giant forest hog ,bush Pig; reedbuck, mountain; Steinbok; giraffe


Temperature ranges from 20-30 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm ,Two rain seasons: Long rains – March & April & short rains – Nov/ December

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