MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK

Mikumi national park is transected by surfaced road between Dar es salaam and Iringa It is the most accessible park and the fourth largest park in Tanzania more than 400 birds species have been recorded with such colorful common residents as the lilac breasted rolled yellow shrouded long claw hippos are the sit attraction of their pair of pools situated 5k north of the main entrance gate,

 

Most visitors come to Mikumi National Park aiming to spot the ‘Big Five’ (cheetah, lion, elephant, buffalo, and rhino), and they are always not disappointed. Hippo pools provide close access to the mud-loving beasts, and bird-watching along the waterways is particularly rewarding. Mikumi National Park borders the Selous Game Reserve and Udzungwa National Park, and the three locations make a varied and pleasant safari circuit.

ABOUT MIKUMI

  • Size 3,230 5q km (1,2505q miles).
  • The fourth largest park in Tanzania.
  • Home of giraffes and buffaloes.
  • Location 285 km (175 miles) west of Dar es salaam.

OUR GUIDE MAXMILIAN AND THE GUESTS AT MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK READY FOR LUNCH

 

How to get there

A good surfaced road connects Mikumi to Dar es Salaam via Morogoro, a roughly 6 hour drive.

Also road connections to Udzungwa, Ruaha and (dry season only) Selous.

Charter flight from Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Selous. Local buses run from Dar to park HQ where game drives can be arranged.

What to do

Game drives and guided walks. Visit nearby Udzungwa or travel on to Selous or Ruaha.

When to go

Accessible year round.

Accommodation

Two lodges, three luxury tented camps, three campsites.

Guest houses in Mikumi town on the park border.

Contact

P.O BOX 694, MOROGORO TANZANIA

info@safarispartners.com

+255 768 141 516

 

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