Shetani Lava Flows


The remains of a volcanic lava flow that originated from one of the hills in the chyulu hills range. Located on the northwestern
end of Tsavo west national park, it measures about 8 km long, with a width that varies from a few hundred metres to 2 kilometres in some places.

Nothing grows here and as a result there are few to no animals , meaning that the only sound you'd most likely hear around here, would be that of the wind.

What to do there?Hiking, safari walks, exploration of the many features which include the shetani caves and volcanic cones.

Or visit the other attractions in the park, a list of which can be found on our attractions page.

Best time to viditAny time of the year.

Location of Shetani Lava Flows

Shetani lava flow sits on a large patch of land between the Chyulu hills range to the north and Mzima springs to the south. It also is inside Tsavo West national park, several hours worth of driving southwest of Mtito Andei (west) gate.

For more information on this location, please see the map below.

How to get there?By air or road.

There are several airstrips inside the park that you could use, the nearest being kilaguni, and flights from most airports in the country.

Or you could drive there, using a hired a private vehicle and get to see more of Tsavo West and Kenya along the way.

For more information on park fees and tarrifs, please see the KWS website.
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