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Welcome to Mikumi National Park, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Tanzania. Mikumi National Park offers an immersive wildlife experience that will leave you in awe.

Covering an expansive area, Mikumi National Park is a sanctuary for Africa's iconic animals. Imagine embarking on an unforgettable safari, where you can witness elephants strolling gracefully across the savannah, lions lazily basking in the sun, and giraffes elegantly towering above the acacia trees.

Whether you're a seasoned wildlife enthusiast or a curious traveler, Mikumi National Park offers a rich tapestry of biodiversity that will ignite your sense of adventure. As you explore the park's diverse ecosystems, you'll encounter a myriad of bird species, playful zebras, majestic buffalos, and elusive leopards. Get ready to capture extraordinary moments and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Join us on an expedition through Mikumi National Park, where nature's wonders come alive, and every turn reveals a captivating scene. Embark on an African adventure like no other, and let Mikumi National Park be your gateway to the mesmerizing world of wildlife exploration.


1. Game Drives

Set off on thrilling game drives through Mikumi National Park, accompanied by knowledgeable guides. Encounter the "Big Five" — lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos, and rhinos — along with a myriad of other wildlife, including giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and impalas.

2. Walking Safaris

Experience the thrill of walking safaris and get up close to nature. Accompanied by experienced guides, traverse the park's diverse ecosystems, spot elusive bird species, and observe smaller creatures such as dik-diks and baboons.

3. Birdwatching

Mikumi National Park is a haven for bird enthusiasts, boasting over 400 species. Grab your binoculars and marvel at the vibrant plumage of African fish eagles, lilac-breasted rollers, saddle-billed storks, and many more as they flit and soar through the sky.

4. Sunset Sundowners

Enjoy the mesmerizing African sunset by indulging in a sundowner experience. Relax in the midst of the wilderness, sipping on refreshing beverages while nature paints the sky with hues of gold and orange.

5. Cultural Encounters

Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting nearby villages and engaging with the local communities. Learn about their traditions, customs, and traditional livelihoods, and gain a deeper understanding of the rich heritage that surrounds Mikumi.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Mikumi National Park is during the dry season, which typically falls between June and October. During this period, the wildlife congregates around the watering holes, making it easier to spot animals. The weather is generally dry and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 25-30°C (77-86°F).

January  100 29 oC 84 oF
February  80 29 oC 84 oF
March 150 29 oC 84 oF
April 300 27 oC 81 oF
May 250 26 oC 79 oF
June 15 25 oC 77 oF
July 10 25 oC 77 oF
August 10 26 oC 79 oF
September  20 28 oC 82 oF
October 40 29 oC 84 oF
November  170 29 oC 84 oF
December 140 29 oC 84 oF

Getting There

Mikumi National Park, a wildlife haven in Tanzania, awaits your exploration. Located in the southeastern part of the country, the park is easily accessible from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city.

From Dar es Salaam, embark on an approximately 4 to 5-hour scenic drive along well-maintained roads, covering a distance of about 283 kilometres (176 miles) to reach the magnificent Mikumi National Park.

Where To Stay

Experience the perfect blend of comfort and wilderness by choosing from a range of accommodation options near Mikumi National Park.

Whether you prefer luxurious lodges like Vuma Hills Tented Camp or budget-friendly campsites like Mikumi Wildlife Camp, you'll find a place to rest and rejuvenate amidst the stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife of the park.