- • Mikumi's Elephants
- • 300 Bird Species
- • Hippo, Zebra, Giraffe, Hartebeest and Wildebeest
- • Dar Es Salaam/Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park has much to offer from game drives, walking safari, lodge and camping safaris. Enjoy a well organized short southern Safari to Mikumi National Park which can be served as the weekend special holiday package for people who live in Dar es Salaam. The park is enormous with some of the animals with spectacular diversity.
Mikumi's elephants are more compact than those in the rest of the country, but it remains the formidable sight when viewed close up. The park's population of birds is estimated to be more than 300 species. Mikumi's accessible all year road network provides visitors with easy game viewing drives where hippo, zebra, giraffe, hartebeest and wildebeest can be seen in abundance.
For a short holiday of three days or a better used weekend holiday, Mikumi 3 Days package has much to give for relaxations from family to new couples intending to enjoy your short times. The itinerary is scheduled in the manner that each moment of your program will give you more than what you expected to give. It‟s a value for your money package that you can't let it go!
3 DAYS NIGHTS MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
Day 1: Dar Es Salaam/Mikumi National Park
Morning at 07:00 hrs pick up from the place of staying in Dar Es Salaam hotel and drive to Mikumi National Park. The park shares a common boundary with Selous Game Reserve to the South forming a vast track of protected wilderness. Lunch will be at Kikoboga Camp or Morogoro Town depends on traffic. In the afternoon we will have game viewing drive in the park around the hippo pools (Kisungura Circuit). Most animal can be seen coming down to drink at water holes and the Hippo Pools from time to time but the stars of the show will always be the hippos themselves. Dinner and overnight will be at Tanapa Cottage.
Meals Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Mikumi National Park Today you will have full day of game viewing drives around Mikumi. There is a rich variety bird species as well as large numbers of giraffes, buffaloes and elephants close to the water holes also lions, leopards and hippos. Furthermore you can see zebras, lions, wild dogs, pythons, hartebeest, wildebeest, elephants, impala, warthog, eland and other antelopes. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Mikumi National Park is mostly miombo woodland with gently rolling hills. Dinner and overnight will be at Tanapa Cottage.
Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Mikumi National Park/Dar es Salaam After an early morning breakfast we will go for another game viewing drive in the park, common animal to be seen are giraffes, elephants, buffaloes, impalas, lion, elands, wildebeest, zebras and troops of baboon entertaining to watch and are common in the park. The lucky visitor may see the occasional thrilling view of a leopard or sable antelopes with their impressive sweeping horns are sometimes glimpsed in the woodland. Wild dogs are an endangered species found in the park from time to time although sightings of them are extremely rare and rewarding. In the afternoon drive back to Dar es Salaam, where you will arrive late evening and drop off at the place of staying or airport.
Meals Plan; Breakfast & Lunch “End of the safari services”
$590 USD per person Budget Safari minimum 2 people
• Pick /drop ex hotel before and after the trip
• Park entrance fees into the game reserve
• Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
• Game drives and activities as per itinerary
• The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide
• Safari transport by 4 x 4 (6 seat) with a roof hatch that pop up to enable easy game viewing and photography
• Group size is 4 participants on private.
• Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, telephone bills
• Soft drinks, alcoholic and other beverages
• Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
• Local/international flights
• Airport departure tax, visas
• Travel/flying doctors rescue services
• Tips to the staff (highly recommended)
• Personal and baggage insurance.