Kitulo National Park, located in southern Tanzania, is often referred to as the “Serengeti of Flowers” or the “Garden of God” due to its stunning floral diversity. Situated on the Kitulo Plateau, at an elevation of around 2,600 meters (8,500 feet) above sea level, the park covers an area of approximately 412.9 square kilometers (159.4 square miles).

The park is renowned for its vast array of wildflowers, with over 350 species of plants, including numerous species of orchids, lilies, and other endemic flora. During the rainy season, from November to April, the plateau bursts into a kaleidoscope of colors, making it a paradise for botanists, photographers, and nature enthusiasts alike.

Apart from its botanical wonders, Kitulo National Park also boasts breathtaking landscapes, including rolling hills, valleys, and streams. It is home to a variety of bird species, including many endemic and migratory birds, making it a haven for birdwatchers. Visitors may also encounter some wildlife, such as elands, buffaloes, and endangered species like the mountain reedbuck.

Due to its remote location and limited infrastructure, Kitulo National Park remains relatively untouched by mass tourism, offering a tranquil and pristine environment for visitors seeking a peaceful retreat into nature. It’s an ideal destination for hiking, photography, birdwatching, and experiencing the unique beauty of Tanzania’s floral kingdom.

Our guided tour package itinerary for 2days safari to the park:

Day1: Mbeya city to Kitulo National Park
A short briefing from our an experienced guide at 7:30 a.m then by 8.00 a.m the safari begins to the Kitulo national park and it will take about 1hour 50min to reach to the park. At the park gate a fee of $50 is paid per person per day to enter the park. Immediately after entering the park you will get a full history of the Kitulo National Park or “garden of God” and get a guided hikes or walks through the park’s trails, and camping for customers requested for accommodation. You will enjoy a nice floral and birds scenery in the park. A dinner will be provided and accommodation as well.

Day2: Kitulo Way back to Mbeya city.
In the morning a breakfast will be provided in the park then visiting some parts of the plateau on the plain landscapes about 2300m above the sea level on this day you will view spectacular waterfalls around the garden of God while our guide leads you on the biological features of the flowers and birds living in the park. This will leave you feeling amazed at the wonders of the reserve in Tanzania, and then later drive back to Mbeya city our guide will drop you at your hotel.