The Chyulu hills national park stacked in Makueni county about 200km south east of Nairobi-Kenya between the famous Amboseli and Tsavo ecosystems is prominent for its Leviathan cave (11.15km long), the deepest known lava tube caves in Africa and one of the longest in the world.
The park is proudly praised for its ecosystem composed of thicket and green grassland on the lower parts, while above roughly 1800metres dominated by montane forest, all of which is filled with a variety of species of birds, mammals and boast some of the spectacular views of mountain Kilimanjaro. Chyulu hills in Kenya cover an area of 120km2 with its highest peak worth 2188metres high. The verdant rolling hills of endless green, great blue skies and spectacular landscape views of Chyulu hills a rugged wilderness still shows signs of volcanic origins since the Shaitani and Chainu eruptions that occurred in 1856.
A visit to the Chyulu hills can be conducted year through, though it is best for wildlife fans to visit in the dry months of October, January to February. The hills feature charming features that range from fascinating volcanic scenery, caves, mammals most notably the big five, luxurious vegetation not forgetting the bird watchers’ paradise of Lake Jipe which lies in the south-west corner of the Park.