Mikumi is one of the most frequently visited National Parks.
It’s surrounded by open grasslands and mountain ranges.
Lion are commonly seen there, other animals seen there are Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Hartebeest, Crocodiles, Hippos and Baboons.
Over 300 species of birds are seen as many of them are Eurasian Migrants who stay between October – April.
Dry Season in Mikumi
June – Mid November: Best time for game viewing.
December – February: Humid & Hot: Good time for game viewing.
Rainy Season in Mikumi
Mid November – Mid December: Short Rain : Wonderful for bird life and lush scenery
April – May: Heavy rain: Wonderful for bird life and lush scenery.
Getting to Mikumi::
Road: 5 hours from Dar es salaam
Suggested Itineraries for Mikumi : Minimum 3 Days / 2 Night Safari: Mikumi can be combined with other parks – Ruaha, Selous & Udzungwa :
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Accommodations in Mikumi: Mikumi Wildlife Camp, Vuma Hill tented Camp, Mikumi Safari Lodge, Tanswiss Lodge