Summary of Itinerary

  • DAY 1.  DAR ES SALAAM TO MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK.  AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE
  • DAY 2.  FULL DAY EXPLORING MIKUMI
  • DAY 3.  MIKUMI TO DAR ES SALAAM

Highlights

 

Mikumi Lions.

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Mikumi Park.

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Vuma Hills Camp.

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General Info

Something nice to do over the weekend,with family and friends

Dar es Salaam, the starting point for most southern circuit safaris, is just a short drive from Dar International Airport.

We offer trips covering all Tanzania’s parks so if you would like to make any changes to customise your tour please get in touch.

START/RETURN LOCATION Dar Es Salaam
START DETAILS The day before the start of the safari , you’ll check into your hotel in Dar – we can arrange this for you, just let us know.
END DETAILS You’ll be returned to Dar then drop off at the Ferry for your boat to Zanzibar
WEAR Light clothing,  be comfortable.  Sensible shoes, trainers or light boots, wide brimmed hat, bring binoculars!
INCLUDED
Private safari converted vehicle with driver guide on safari Full board accommodation
All park and entrance fees  
NOT INCLUDED
Items of a personal nature eg alcohol

 

International flights

Southern Tanzania is less busy than the North and you will frequently have the feeling of remoteness,  being the only car on the beautiful landscape.

Additional information

Duration7 Days

DAY 1. DAR ES SALAAM TO MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK

Early start to avoid the traffic. Depart your hotel at 06:00hrs and drive to Mikumi National Park (310km/Day’s Travel Time: 6 hours and 30 minutes) lunch as on the way.  Pay your park fees and settle into Vuma Hills Tented Camp before enjoying an afternoon game drive.  Mikumi is an amazing park with numerous big game species including many: lions, leopards, giraffe, zebra and elephants.   After sunset drive back to Vuma Hills Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Full board

DAY 3.  FULL DAY EXPLORING MIKUMI.

Full day exploring this wonderful park.  Looking for predators including lion, leopard and wild dog.   Enjoying amaziung bird life and the magnificent views.   Based at Vuma Hill  Tented Camp.

Meal Plan: Full board

DAY 3. MIKUMI TO DAR ES SALAAM

After breakfast, start your day with short sunrise game drive: Mkata, Chamgore (place of the python), and Mkata Food Plain within Mikumi National Park.  Depart at 09:00hrs leave the park and drive back to Dar es salaam lunch as you go,drop off at Dar es salaam Ferry pr airport for your trip to Zanzibar

End of services.

Lion Mikumi
Mikumi Lion Kill
Mikumi Lions feeding
Mikumi Lion Kill With Cubs
Mikumi Buffalo Kill
Mikumi National Park Lions Feeding
Lion Family Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park Male Lion
Female Lion Mikumi National Park
Lionesses hunting in Mikumi National Park
Buffalo herd in Mikumi National Park
Sunset Hippo Pools, Mikumi National Park
Birds In Mikumi National Park
Zebra & Giraffe Mikumi
Scouts on safari
Mikumi Sunset Zebra
Black backed jackal Mikumi
Mikumi Elephant