As accessible as it is, Mikumi is the most appealing Park to a safari. This Park will give a true taste of an African safari while preserving your precious time.
The Park has a variety of wildlife that can be easly seen. Its closeness to Dar makes it an ideal place for weekend visitors who don’t have to spend a long time on an extended safari itinerary.
The park derives its name from a palm tree called Borassus palm which once grew there and covers an area of 3,230km2
The Park experiences bi-modal rainfall season with short rains starting from October to early November and long rains from March to May and dry season is from late June to September.
It is located at an altitude between200m and 800meters with annual average rainfall.
The Park can be accessed by road or air
Road. The park is 283km from Dar es salaam and 118 from Morogoro town.
Air. Scheduled flights from all the main centers in Tanzania but often routing via Dar-es-salaam.
The Park harbors fascinating attractions most notably the Hippo pools that provide close access to the mud loving beasts and bird watching. Zebra, wildebeest, impala and buffalo are found on the grassy plains.
The park has many wildlife like buffalos, Lions, Zebra, Giraffes and Elephants .Giraffes are often seen browsing leaves from the isolated acacia trees that fringe the Mkata river. Also the greater Kudu and sable antelope can be found in the miombo woodland-covered foothills of the mountain that rise from the Park boundaries.
They range from a half day game drives depending on ones wish. The entire area of Mikumi is always teeming with wildlife hence memorable sighting are assured.
Walking safari is best done in the morning or evening when the temperature is low. During this time animals are also active searching for their food taking advantage of the cool temperature. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of nature comprised of bird songs, animal voices and insect sounds.
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