Mikumi National Park

Safari Destinations and Attractions in Tanzania including Game Parks and Reserves

The Park is located 283 km (175 miles) west of Dar es Salaam, north of Selous, and en route to Ruaha, Udzungwa and (for the intrepid) Katavi. . Its size is 3,230 sq km (1,250 sq miles), the fourth-largest park in Tanzania, and part of a much larger ecosystem centered on the uniquely vast Selous Game Reserve.

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Hyena

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Tortoise
A good surfaced road connects Mikumi to Dar es Salaam via Morogoro, a roughly 4 hour drive. Also, road connect to Udzungwa, Ruaha and (dry season only) Selous. Charter flights from Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Selous. Local buses run from Dar to park Headquarter where game drives can be arranged.

What to enjoy here is bird watching as more than 400 bird species have been recorded, with such attractive colours. 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. Abundance flocks of wildlife like lions, zebra, wildebeest, impala, buffalo and giraffes.

Game drives and guided walks can be done as the Park is accessible the year round.