Welcome to Mikumi National Park


Mikumi is an important educational and research centre. Among the various projects being carried out is an ongoing field study of yellow baboons, which is one of just a handful of such long-term primate studies on the continent.

To the south, Mikumi is contiguous with Selous Game Reserve.


Top experiences in Mikumi National Park

Travel guides

Starting at $36.39

Image for

Mikumi National Park activities

$600 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Night Mikumi National Park Safari from Dar es Salaam

Day 1: Arrive in Dar es Salaam. Upon arrival at the Dar ES Salaam International Airport, you will be met by a driver who will transfer you to the Transit Motel for an overnight stay. Day 2: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park. At around 7:30 AM, you will be picked up from your Motel and driven to Mikumi National Park with your packed lunch. Arrive for an afternoon game drive that will last until sunset. Enjoy an evening drive to the Morio Motel in Mikumi town for dinner and an overnight stay. All meals includedDay 3: Return to Dar es Salaam. After an early morning (sunrise game viewing) game drive, return to your accommodation for breakfast and prepare to check out. By noon, you will start driving back to Dar es Salaam and have lunch at Morogoro Town. Your guide will bring you back to the airport in the early evening.

$322 Multi-day & Extended Tours

African Safari and Game Drive Mikumi

Depends on the options you have selected. Either you are on a short visit or a long holidays this tour is tailored for everone. You will be picked up from the hotel, Airport or Ferry Terminal In the morning and head straight to Mikumi via Morogoro for lunch the drive is between 4-5 hours and you will be amazed to see the Greenery and local life the trip has to offer. Then the game drive for wildlife sights as per the option selected. 2 Day - 1 Night:Day 1: Pickup from Dar es salaam Hotel / Residence at 8am & Drive to Mikumi via Morogoro for Lunch. Around 4pm reach at Lodge. where you will Relax, Swim, Drink & have Dinner. Day 2: After early breakfast by 7am we go straight to game drive In safari vehicle to search out Mikumi National Park’s giraffes, zebras, elephants, lions, and leopards, with picnic lunch inside the park. Around 2.30pm we drive back for Dar es salaam & arrive back by 9pm. The tour includes full board sharing accommodation, all the park fees & conservation fees, game drive, English Speaking Driver cum Guide & Transport 3 Day - 2 Nights: Day 1: Pickup from Dar es salaam Hotel / Residence at 8am & Drive to Mikumi via Morogoro for Lunch before arriving in Mikumi national park, arrive in late afternoon enjoy evening game drive witnessing great animals in different areas of the park like Mkata plain, Kisungura area and Hippo dams. Overnight staying at our Lodge where you will relax, swim, drink and have dinner. Day 2: After early breakfast by 7am we go straight to game drive In safari vehicle to search out Mikumi National Park’s giraffes, zebras, elephants, lions, and leopards, with picnic lunch inside the park then continue with the game drive for more wildlife sightings. You'll have the chance to see a variety of animals, such as buffalo, pythons, zebras, leopards, and crocodiles. Around 3:00 pm we will be back to the lodge where you will relax, swim, drink and have dinner. Day 3:After the breakfast we will check out and drive back to Dar es Salam where you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel to end your tour with lifelong memories. Day Trip:This option is excellent for travelers with short time but want to have a taste of African wild life Safari. Pick up take place early at 04:00 am in the morning, You'll be picked up from your hotel, Airport or Ferry Terminal in Dar es Salaam to start your day safari with the roughly 4-hour drive to Mikumi National Park. On arrival, go straight into a game drive for a few hours, and then stop for lunch. After lunch, continue with the game drive for more wildlife sightings.  Around 3 - 4 Pm, drive back to the city where you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel between 09 and 10 Pm to end your tour

$4425 Multi-day & Extended Tours

10 Days Mikumi Ruaha Selous Experience

Day 1 Arrive in Dar es Salaam, meet and greet with our representative and transfer to the city center for overnight. Accommodation: Golden Tulip booked on bed and breakfast Day 2 After breakfast, drive from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park for a game drive. Head back to the lodge late afternoon for overnight. Accommodation: Vuma Hills Tented Camp   Day 3 Today, we head to Ruaha National Park where we will have a game drive in the afternoon. The name of the park is derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows along its South-Eastern margin and is the focus for game-viewing. Ruaha is believed to have a high concentration of elephants than any National Park in East Africa. It is also a place where, magnificent mammals like Kudu, Sable and Roan antelopes can easily be spotted in Miombo woodland. The park is also a habitat for endangered wild dogs. Other animals in the park include lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, elands, impala, bat eared foxes and jackals. Accommodation: Ruaha River Lodge Day 4 & 5 After breakfast, you dedicate these days in Ruaha for morning and afternoon game drives. You will have all meals at your lodge. Ruaha National Park (10.300km²) is the most visited National Park in the southern part of Tanzania. Due to its size and the fact that the South of Tanzania is less visited than the northern parks, you still have ample of space and you will see hardly any safari vehicles.  Accommodation: Ruaha River Lodge Day 6 After breakfast, we head for a game drive en route back to Mikumi. This is to make our way to the Selous Game Reserve the following day as Mikumi is bordered to the south with the Selous Game Reserve, the two areas forming a unique ecosystem. Accommodation: Vuma Hills Tented Camp Day 7 After breakfast, we head towards the Selous Game Reserve through Matemwe gate. After Morogoro, you will leave the tar road and drive along the Uluguru Mountains through remote villages. Depending on our time of arrival, we can go on a short game drive. Accommodation: Rufiji River Camp Day 8 & 9 Selous Game Reserve is the biggest wildlife conservation area in Africa and forms together with the bordering Mikumi and Udzungwa National Parks an area which is as big as Switzerland! Today, you drive through the northern part of the reserve which is open for photo safaris. Optional Activities such as walking in the wilderness or boat cruise can be arranged at extra cost. Accommodation: Rufiji River Camp Day 10 After breakfast, we drive towards the Indian Ocean through Mtemere Gate and at around noon you will reach Dar Es Salaam. Transfer to airport or hotel at your own arrangement.

$825 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days Mikumi Safari

Day 1 In the morning, pick up from hotel or airport in Dar es Salaam and travel 283km to Mikumi National Park where you will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, you go for afternoon game drives in the park and see abundant wildlife such as Elephant, Lion, Wild dog, Zebras, Hyena, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Eland, Hartebeest, Crocodile, Lizard and other residents. Accommodation: Angalia Tented Camp Day 2 Breakfast followed by morning and afternoon game drives in Mikumi National Park for further exploration. This hosts over 300 species of birds and the fauna includes many species characteristic of the African savannah. According to local guides at Mikumi, chances of seeing a lion who climbs a tree trunk is larger than in Manyara (famous for being one of the few places where the lions exhibit this behavior). Accommodation: Angalia Tented Camp Day 3 We begin with an early morning game drives in Mikumi then back to the lodge for breakfast. We then check out and drive back to Dar, arriving early in the afternoon. Accommodation: Can be arranged at an extra cost

$998 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Days 3 Nights Safari Mikumi National Park from Zanzibar

Day 1: Zanzibar to Mikumi National Park Pickup from your Accommodation in Zanziabr, Time of Departure: 05.00hrs drive to the Ferry and depart at 07.00hrs. Pickup by 4x4 from the Ferry at 09.00hrs drive direct to Mikumi National Park ( Apprx 4/5hrs drive) Arrival: 14:00hrs and starting a game drive with lunch box. Dinner and overnight at the Tan Swiss Lodge. Day 2: Mikumi National Park After breakfast, game drive in Mikumi National Park with lunch box, at the afternoon proceed with game drive with sunset view or watch the animal’s drinking water at hippo pool. Dinner and overnight at the Tan Swiss Lodge. Day 3: Mikumi National Park to Dar es salaam After breakfast, game drive in Mikumi National Park with lunch box until 15.00hrs when you’ll en route back to Dar es salaam with stopover in Chalinze  Town for  washroom. Then proceed with a drive direct and drop you off at your booked Hotel in Dar es salaam.  Day 4: Dar es salaam to Zanzibar After breakfast, Pickup from your Hotel at 10.00hrs, Enjoy 4 hours Dar es salaam City Tour, before catching a last ferry and depart at 16.00hrs headed to Zanzibar. Pickup and drop off your accoumodation in Zanzibar. Includes: Transfers From and To your Hotel in Zanzibar Returns Ferry Tickets Transfers Between Dar es salaam and Mikumi National Park Park fees Game drive in open roofed 4×4 Professional guide 1 Lt of water per person per day during safari Accommodation on Full Board (Breakfast, lunch & Dinner) VAT   Excludes: Beverages, alcoholic drinks,

$190 Tours & Sightseeing

Mikumi national park full day tour from Dar es sallam

Welcome for this fascinating tour. You'll be picked up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam to start your day safari with the roughly 4-hour drive to Mikumi National Park. Enjoy great views of the country sides. On arrival, go straight into a game drive for a few hours, and then stop for lunch. After lunch, continue with the game drive for more wildlife sightings. Mikumi National Park is Tanzania’s fourth-largest national park and the most accessible from Dar es Salaam. You'll have the chance to see a variety of animals, such as buffalo, giraffes, elephants, lions, pythons, zebras, leopards, and crocodiles. The game drives ends at  3pm, driving back to the city where you will be dropped off at your hotel.  This is a  tour that will put a smile on your face.

Mikumi National Park in detail