Yatta plateau

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The remnants of the world's longest flow of lava, over 300 Km in length and rising over 100m from its neighbouring lands. With origins at Oldonyo Sabuk near Nairobi, it can be seen from the Nairobi — Mombasa highway as a table shaped stretch of hills.

What to do there?Game drives around and on it, walking safaris, camping, bird watching, lodging, air safaris etc. A list of other things to see in the park can be found on our attractions page.

Best time to visit?The dry seasons of July to February every year.

Location of Yatta plateauYatta plateau sits near the north western border of Tsavo east national park — the Athi river, with several tented camps, campsites and lodges on it — that offer spectacular views of Tsavo.

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

How to get there?By air or road.

There are several airstrips near it both inside and outside the park, though you may still need some kind of vehicle to get around. Some of the hotels may offer transfers

There also are trains and passenger buses that ply the Mombasa — Nairobi route, but again a vehicle may still be needed to roam the park.

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

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