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GEEKS: Kenya. Tsavo West National Park, Chyulu public campsite. Friday 18 and Saturday 19 December 2015. Week 32, days 244 and 245.


Amboseli – New Chyulu Gate – Chyulu Campsite (first to Mtito Andrei Gate and back to pay fees.)

Distance covered and time taken.

Total, including to Mtito Andrei and back – 138km, about 5hr.

Amboseli Community Camp to New Chyulu Gate – 59km.

New Chyulu Gate to Chyulu Campsite – 19km.

Chyulu Campsite to Mtito Andei Gate, 30km and about 1hr.

Route details and breakdown,

Amboseli community camp – turn south on tar towards Oloitokital at S02 50,296 E37 31,346 – turn west to Chyulu Gate, Tsavo West (C103 signposted Kilanguni, Tsavo West NP) at S02 52,140 E37 31,400 on a reasonable gravel road – Military checkpoint after about 15km – Causeway with possible flooding problems at S02 52,142 E37 51,808 – New Chyulu Gate at S02 51,716 E37 55,226 59km from community campsite – Chyulu Campsite reached after 19km and 1hr from entrance gate (from Amboseli Community campsite 78km and about 3hr).