Mikumi National Park is one of the greatest parks in the world and the fourth largest park in Tanzania. It is situated approximately 300 km from Dar es salaam. Mikumi’s rich wildlife contains lions, hippos, elephants, giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, wildebeest and many more incredible creatures.
A game drive is one of most popular activities in Mikumi National Park. The park has an altitude of 548 metres above sea level and an area of 3230 square kilometres. Mikumi is bordered by TAZARA (Tanzania Zambia) railway line in the south along with Selous Game Reserve.
Udzungwa Mountain National Park
Udzungwa Mountain National Park is part of the Eastern Arc Mountain, and is occasionally termed as the “Galapagos Island of Africa”, approximately 70 km (1 hour) drive away from Mikumi. Udzungwa covers about 1990 square kilometres in area. The park is renowned for high bio-diversity of plants and birdlife and 30% of these species are not found anywhere else.
Udzungwa originates from the word “Wadzungwa”, one of the tribes who lives on the slopes of the mountain.
The common activities in Udzungwa are bird watching and hiking. The guide and ranger will take you around the mountain and the park to view the eccentric wildlife and birds found in Africa.
Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Mikumi National Park
Pick-up is from DSM city center. Proceed to the south of Dar es Salaam, Mikumi. Afternoon game drive of Mikumi National Park. Dinner and overnight at Camp / Lodge (L,D).
Day 2: Hiking in Udzungwa Mountain National Park
After breakfast, tour drive to Udzungwa. Picnic lunch provided. Dinner and overnight at Camp / Lodge (B,L,D).
Day 3: Mikumi National Park – Dar es Salaam
After breakfast, morning game drive of the park. Picnic lunch provided. Early afternoon, you will drive to back to Dar (B,L).
Accommodation is on full board basis on safari and bed and breakfast on your first day. Transport in 6 -seater minibuses, game drives, park entrance fees for clients, drivers and vehicles. Bottled water on road safaris in the vehicle.
Beverages, tips, all domestic and international flights, airport taxes and visas. Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, faxes and anything that is not mentioned on the above itinerary.
Tailor-Made Travel: This safari runs on scheduled dates throughout the year. We can tailor- make a private safari to meet your departure date, time period, group size and budget. Contact the office for further information.
Cancellation policy is as follows:
- 30 – 15 days: 50% of safari cost
- 15 – 7 days: 75% of safari cost
- Within 7 days or no-show: 100% of safari cost
The child rate applies to children aged between 2 and 12 sharing the rooms with adults.
Clients should bring light clothes due to the heat and also hats, sunglasses and sun screen lotion. Do not forget to collect a warm sweater when traveling.