Kitulo National Park which has only fairly recently become a fully protected national park, is situated on the Kitulo Plateau is at an elevation of 2,600 meters (8,500 ft) between the peaks of the Kipengere and Poroto mountains and covers an area of 412.9 square kilometers (159.4 sq mi), lying in Mbeya Region. which forms part of Tanzania’s southern highlands. The area, which is known locally as the Garden of God, provides a home for a wide variety of wild flowers such as balsams, bell flowers, honey-peas, irises, lilies and orchids.
The God’s Garden (Bustani ya Mungu) is the visitors name given to this National Park, the only of its kind in Africa where wild and lovely 350 species of flowers and 400 plant species, birds and harmonious grass eating mammals are dominating. Also recorded 45 endemic orchid species are found only in the park than any other part of the world.