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Mikumi National Park Safari

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highlights
  • Great views of lions, wildebeest, impala, eland and buffalo in the Mkata Floodplain
  • A great chance to witness some of more than 400 species of birds
  • Sunrise and Sunset Game drives
The abundant wildlife of the Mkata floodplain makes it a popular wildlife destination, with Mikumi National Park as its shining gem, a park that is often compared to the mighty Serengeti National Park.

Mikumi is full of excitement and adventure. It presents some of the best and most luxurious accommodations in the country and its plains host a vast variety of wildlife. Every trip to Mikumi offers something new, something even more incredible, and no matter how many times you visit this inspiring work of nature, you're always left speechless.

Mikumi National Park is one of the most popular national parks in Tanzania and this is because it is easily accessible from Dar es salaam. Mikumi National Park is named after a village, which in turn takes its name from the Swahili word for Borassus Palm, which once grew there abundantly.

This park can be visited in a single day from Dar es Salaam. But, if you have more time, this charming park warrants a longer stay. The wide expanses of the Mkata Floodplain are full of wildlife: lions, wildebeest, impala, eland and buffalo migrate across the plains. In the Miombo woodland on the foothills of the local mountains greater kudu and sable antelopes can be seen. More than 400 species of birds have also been sighted in Mikumi.
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6 hours 4 Star Hotel at Vuma Hill Tented Camp
Pick you at your home or hotel, wharf or airport in Dar-Es-Salaam in the morning and travel 283 km to Mikumi National Park. Stop for lunch at a restaurant in Morogoro town, before driving to the park where you will enjoy an evening game drive until sunset.

This park is a home to elephants, lions, wild dogs, zebras, hyenas, buffalo, wildebeests, eland, hartebeests, crocodiles and lizards. Over 300 species of birds have been reported in this park. Dinner and overnight at Mikumi Wildlife Lodge.
Meals
  • Lunch & Dinner
14 hours 4 Star Hotel at Vuma Hill Tented Camp
Early morning game viewing in the park. Mikumi's vegetation includes woodland, swamps and grasslands with two water holes, Mkata and Chamgore. Apart from the saddle-bill stork, hammerkop and the Malachite kingfisher, you will also see monitor lizards and deadly pythons inhabiting the pools.

Drive back to your hotel for a hot lunch and rest until the evening, when you will head out to the park for a game drive until sunset. Return to your hotel for dinner. After dinner, enjoy a night game drive which will start from 8:00 pm to midnight. This is your chance to see a lot of nocturnal animals.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours
Have a cup of coffee then transfer to the park gate where you will meet an armed ranger for your 3-hour wilderness walking safari, which will give you a particularly nuanced idea about the African wildlife. Leave the national park for Dar-es-Salaam after the safari is over. The drive lasts for around 2 hours and we will drop you off at the airport, wharf or hotel of your choice.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
what’s included
  • All park entrance fees
  • Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Game drives and activities as per the itinerary
  • Drinking water
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography
what's excluded
  • Please note that the government has stopped night safaris at the present. You will not participate in this activity even if it is mentioned on the itinerary and the 'Whats Included' section
  • Tips
  • Soft drinks, alcoholic and other beverages
  • Airport taxes
  • Visas
  • Travel/flying doctors rescue services
  • Personal and baggage insurance
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 3 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 3 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Dar es salaam, Tanzania
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