Mikumi National Park 3 Days & 2 Nights
Enjoy 3 magical days in the Mikumi National Park.
This 75,000 square kilometer tract of wilderness stretches east almost as far as the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the open horizons and abundant wildlife and over 400 different bird species.
Day 1: Zanzibar/Dar es Salaam/Mikumi National Park
Depart by a 7:00 am ferry to Dar es salaam, 09H00 pickup from the ferry in Dar es Salaam, and drive to Mikumi National Park over the Uluguru Mountains. Mikumi National Park abuts the northern border of Africa’s biggest game reserve – the Selous – and is transected by the surfaced road between Dar es Salaam and Iringa. It is thus the most accessible part of a 75,000 square kilometer (47,000 square miles) tract of wilderness that stretches east almost as far as the Indian Ocean. Game drive at 14H00 till sundown where you will have your dinner and overnight at the Mikumi Cottages.
Day 2: Mikumi National Park Full day
Early morning breakfast then with your packed lunch have a full day game viewing in the park. Animals commonly found Include lion, Leopard, elephants, buffalo, eland, hartebeest, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and. Wild dog can be seen in packs here. The open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata Floodplain, the popular centerpiece of Mikumi, draw frequent comparisons to the more famous Serengeti Plains. Dinner and overnight will be at the Mikumi Cottage
Day 3: Mikumi National Park/Dar es Salaam
Early morning after breakfast proceeds with game viewing. More than 400 bird species have been recorded, with such colorful common residents as the lilac-breasted roller, yellow-throated longclaw and bateleur eagle joined by a host of European migrants during the rainy season. Hippos are the star attraction of the pair of pools situated 5km north of the main entrance gate, supported by an ever-changing cast of water birds. In the afternoon game en route back to Dar es Salaam, where you will arrive late evening and drop off at the airport for your 19H00 flight back to Zanzibar. At 19H30 pickup from Zanzibar airport to your hotel.
All ground transfers.
Accommodation & Park fees
All meals as per itinerary.
Price $735 per person sharing