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2 Days Mikumi Safari from Dar-es-salaam

2 Days Mikumi Safari from Dar-es-salaam

2 Days Mikumi safari from Dar-Es-Salaam: perfect short gateway Safari from Dar es salaam, ideal  for the travelers who have limited days and limited budget for safari. Experience the safari adventure thrill. Mikumi is accessible throughout the year.

Mikumi’s landscape provides a serene wildlife experience, commonly seen animals Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Antelope, Wildebeest, Eland, Crocodile, Hippo, Baboon. If luck is in your favor, you won’t miss to see Lions & ultimately the Leopard. Mikumi inhabits over 300 species of birds namely saddle bill stork, hammer kop, malachite kingfisher, lilac breasted roller, yellow throated long claw, battler eagle etc.

Don’t miss to visit Hippo Pool, where you can watch hippos wallowing and snorting at close range.

Iteneray of 2 Days Mikumi Safari from Dar-es-Salaam:
 
Day 1: Dar es salaam to Mikumi- 6 hrs drive:
Meet & greet in Dar es salam at 0730 hrs & drive with lunch box to Mikumi. Late afternoon game drive with sunset view & watch the animal’s drinking water at hippo pool. Overnight at Tanapa Cottage/ Vuma Hill Tented  Camp on FB Basis ( Lunch & Dinner).
 
Day 2: Mikumi to Dar es salaam – 6 hrs drive:
After breakfast, short morning game drive till 1000 hrs & drive back to Dar with lunch box & dropped off to Hotel/ Airport/ Seaport ( Breakfast & Lunch).

Where to stay in Mikumi National Park

Camp Bastian Mikumi

Camp Bastian Mikumi offers different type of accommdation to suit all needs. It consists of 7 chalet in different sizes and a camp site.

Tan-Swiss Lodge - Mikumi

Featuring free WiFi, Tan-Swiss Lodge is set in Mikumi, 13 km from Mkumi Hippo pool. Free private parking is available on site. All units have a flat-screen TV.

Voyage Village in Mikumi

With garden views, Voyage Village is set in Mikumi and has a restaurant, room service, bar, garden and terrace. Very clean and good service

Mikumi Ndovu Lodge

Mikumi Ndovu Lodge is located in Mikumi National Park and offers a bar. This tented camp features a garden and free private parking.

Vuma Hills Tented Camp

Vuma Hill Tented Camp is set on a hillside overlooking the seemingly endless wilderness on the south west of Mikumi National Park.

Hotels in Mikumi National Park

Forex Safari Camp

Foxes Safari Camp (Stanley’s Kopje) is located in Mikumi National Park, on a rocky hill on the Mkata flood plain, in one of the best game viewing areas of the park.

Mikumi is Tanzania’s fourth-largest national park. It’s also the most accessible from Dar es Salaam. With almost guaranteed wildlife sightings, it makes an ideal safari destination for those without much time.Since the completion of the paved road connecting the park gate with Dar es Salaam, Mikumi National Park has been slated to become a hotspot for tourism in Tanzania. Located between the Uluguru Mountains and the Lumango range, Mikumi is the fourth largest national park in Tanzania and only a few hours drive from Tanzania’s largest city. 

When you are visiting Zanzibar and/or Dar Es Salaam, Mikumi National Park is only a short flight away. From Zanzibar we fly daily to the great National park in Tanzania. In 50 minutes you will be in the middle of the bush and the amazing wildlife.The possibilities are unlimited… a quick Day Safari, Flying out of Zanzibar early morning, a full day game drive with a bush lunch included, and before the sun sets over Zanzibar, you will be back, or even more perfect, spend a few nights… so you can explore and feel the real African Bush experience.

MIKUMI - fourth largest national park in Tanzania

GETTING TO MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK

Safaris to Mikumi usually start from Dar es Salaam, and your point of entry for the country is Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR). In most cases, your tour operator will pick you up from the airport and handle all further ground operations or domestic flights.

Mikumi is a four-hour drive away from Dar  and can easily be visited as a weekend get-away. However, most people visit Mikumi en route to Nyerere or Ruaha. The only scheduled flights to Mikumi are with Safari Air Link which offers a daily connection to Ruaha, Selous, Dar and Zanzibar.

Distance from Dar-es-salaam to Mikumi National Park

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Mikumi & Zanzibar Safari FAQ

June to October is the best time to visit Mikumi National Park. During the dry season, the wildlife concentrate around waterholes and rivers – making it easier to spot them.

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

Wildlife in this quiet national park includes elephant, giraffe, buffalo, Burchell’s zebra, sable, eland, Liechtenstein’s hartebeest, lion, leopard, spotted hyena, and jackal. You can also find yellow baboons near Kiboga, at the southern end of the park.

3,230 sq km (1,250 sq miles), it’s on of the largest park in Tanzania. Location: 283 km (175 miles) West of Dar es Salaam, this park can be visited with Selous, Ruaha and Udzungwa national parks.

Mikumi national park is named after the popular dominant Palm tree species that is commonly found at the park called Borrassus Spp. The tree is exceptional in that it grew at the park but with no stems seen from anywhere in the village. The park also shares its name with the village which is named after the park.

From May 2021 a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test certificate with QR code is required for all travellers using a sample collected within 96 hours before arrival to Tanzania. Fully vaccinated travellers are also required for a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test certificate with no exception.

minimum of three days should be what you allocate for your Zanzibar holiday. There is so much that you can do and enjoy in Zanzibar, from simply walking on fine white sand beaches to scuba diving in the Indian Ocean as well as the spice tour among so much more.

Yes, you can drink alcohol in Zanzibar, but be discreet. If you drink in the appropriate places and respect the local Muslim culture, having a few drinks is fine.

The average price of a 7-day trip to Zanzibar is $2,386 for a solo traveler, $4,285 for a couple, and $8,034 for a family of 4. Zanzibar hotels range from $38 to $217 per night with an average of $64, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $400 per night for the entire home.

The best time to visit Zanzibar is during the archipelago’s dry season, from July to September, which is a very popular time to travel. However, it’s worthwhile travelling at most times of year, with balmy temperatures between 28°C and 34°C and sunshine the norm.

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