Kitulo National Park

Kitulo National Park a rare botanical marvel. The home of a full 350 species of vascular plants. This includes 45 varieties of terrestrial orchids, which erupt into a riotous wildflower display of breathtaking scale. However, these Perches at around 2,600 meters between the rugged Speak of the Kipengere, Poroto, and Livingstone Mountains. Therefore,  the well volcanic soils of Kitulo support the largest and the most important montane grassland community in Tanzania.

However, having unique flower species remains wild, with birds singing and migrating to the highland forests. Therefore, if you are a newcomer to Tanzania, Kitulo National Park is an attractive site. Bustani ya Mungu (God’s Garden). Kitulo National Park perches between the rugged peaks of the Kipengere, Livingstone, and Poroto Mountains in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. It is the site of one of the world’s great floral spectacles.

However, Park stands alone, boasting of being the only tourist attractive site on the continent. This offers floristic visits than the traditional wildlife photographic holidays which most tourists to Tanzania are experiencing.

There are about 400 plant species. Most of them are wildflowers and other such attractive, natural plants which no doubt at all.

What to do

– Good hiking trails exist and soon will be developed into a formal trail system.
– Open walking across the grasslands to watch birds and wildflowers.
– Hill climbing on the neighboring ranges. A half-day hike from the park across the Livingstone Mountains leads to the Matema Beach on Lake Nyasa.