Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park

Mikumi is half a days drive for Dar Es Salaam and is a great destination for a weekend getaway visit or in combination with Udzungwa or Ruaha. Mikumi is surrounded by Eastern Arc Mountains leading to spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Mikumi is a great park for seeing lots of animals very quickly and after 5 minutes passing the gate you will have seen about ten species of large mammals. Mikumi is also excellent for birdwatching (in particular raptors) and an IUCN Important Bird Area.

  • Birding & Game Viewing: Excellent
  • Best time to visit Mikumi : June - November
  • How to get to Mikumi: you can drive or fly
  • Safari types available: Driving and Walking Safaris

Mikumi is not a busy park and you will frequently be the only car in site. This gives that great feeling of being alone in the bush.

Mikumi has a good cat population and recently we have been seeing both leopard and lions regularly. Wild Dogs are also making a comeback in the Mikumi area. There are several great camp-sites in Mikumi as well as several lodges. We recommenced camping in the park with an armed ranger for your protection.


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  • Attractions: Nature, and Safari Activties.
  • Best time to visit: July - October, December - February
  • How to get there: Drive, Fly
Where to go in Mikumi National Park

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    Sheri Six

    United States of America, Sept 2013

  • We had a really great vacation on the Southern Circuit in Tanzania and wonderfully facilitated by our driver/guide Salim who was really first class - a great representative of Wild Things.

    Steve Wallis

    Belgium, Oct 2013

  • We had a fantastic trip. Your excellent organisation, your guide - Max, was exemplary in every way, were major contributors to this. Many thanks for making ours, a trip of a lifetime.

    Richard Goldberg

    United Kingdom, Jun 2013

  • A very exciting adventure

    Andrew Bird

    United Kingdom, Jan 2014

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and we feel that the service you offered was well worth the money we paid. Salim was wonderful. Very interesting to talk to us, and an excellent driver.

    Claire Austin

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

    Vickie Waltham

    United Kingdom, Aug 2013

  • I would like to thank you for this wonderful safari we participated to. Everything was perfect! We are very happy and we made all our dreams come true. Abbas was an amazing guide. Thank you very much!

    Maria Malkova

    France, Dec 2013