Safari in Mikumi National Park, Mikumi National Park is the fourth largest National Park in Tanzania. It shares the border with the largest wildlife reserve in Africa the selous making it easy to see in both national parks. Mikumi National Park is also the most accessible national park from Dar es Salaam. The park is home to a variety of habitats which range from floodplain, grassland, wooded savanna to miombo covered hills these are home to a variety of wildlife.
What to see in Mikumi National Park
Animals include eland, greater kudu, yellow baboon, vervet monkey, serval, lion, wildebeest, impala, buffalo, giraffe, elephant, sable antelope, lilac-breasted roller, yellow-throated longclaw, hippopotamus, zebra, bateleur eagle and water birds
The Park is home to over 400 species of birds among the notable species include the yellow-throated longclaw & bateleur eagle plus lilac-breasted roller, together with a host of several European migrants particularly in the rainy season.
Accommodation in Mikumi National Park
Lodge options to stay in during safari in Mikumi National Park range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options in Mikumi National Park include Vuma Hills, TAN-SWISS Lodge, Mantis Lodge and Mikumi Adventure Lodge among others.
How to get to Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park is located 283 kilometers west of the capital city Dar es Salaam. The drive takes approximately 4 hours drive from Dar es Salaam to the park
Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase a tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
What is the best time to visit Mikumi National Park?
Sighting wildlife in this Park is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Mikumi National Park?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Tanzania. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Tanzania safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Kenya, Botswana and Namibia.