3 Days Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari

3 Days Mikumi and Udzungwa safari is a perfect weekend break from Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar which combine game drives in Mikumi and hiking in Udzungwa Mountains. If you have limited time and budget and want to experience the Tanzania wildlife safari this is an ideal holiday for you. In this 3 days Mikumi and Udzungwa safari you will spend the afternoon of the first day and morning of the last day conducting game drives in Mikumi and one day trekking in Udzungwa.

In Mikumi national park you will see a variety of animals such as Wildebeest, Antelopes, Zebra, Hippos, Elephants, giraffe, baboon and over 300 species of birds. If lucky during this Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari you can also see large cats such as lions and leopards are rarely seen. Various species of primates and over 450 species of birds can be seen at Udzungwa Mountains.

3 Days Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Mikumi National Park

Pick up from hotel in Dar es Salaam or at the airport and continue with the journey to Mikumi national park via Morogoro town. As you arrive in Mikumi you can stop for picnic lunch and continue with afternoon game drive. Mikumi National Park is among the most known park in Tanzania with area of about 3,230 square kilometers. While on game drives in this beautiful park you can spot a variety of animals such as elephants, giraffes buffaloes, zebras, elands, greater Kudu, wildebeest, roan and sable antelope. Mikumi is also known for having the amazing tree climbing lions which can also be seen in park like Lake Manyara and Serengeti. Other predators which can be seen in Mikumi are hyena, leopard, wild hunting dogs and black-backed jackal.  More than 300 species of birds have been recorded here including Eurasian migrants such as red billed ox pecker, marabou stork and lilac breasted roller.

Dinner and overnight at Camp Bastian.

Day 2: Climbing Udzungwa Mountains

After breakfast continue with your “Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari” by departing to Udzungwa Mountains national park the journey of about 90 kilometers through the Kilombero valley.

The Udzungwa Mountains are part of the Eastern Arc mountain chain, a centre of global importance for biodiversity and endemism. Covering the area of about about 1990 sq.kms and it is the first terrestrial National park in Tanzania with biologically diverse forest where approximately 20 – 30% out of 200 animals and plant species that grow here not found anywhere in the world. It is indeed one of the most important areas in Africa for primate diversity and conservation, with two endemic monkeys (Udzungwa red colobus Procolobus gordonorum and Sanje mangabey Cercocebus [galeritus] sanjei), and the near-endemic kipunji monkey Rungwecebus kipunji, a new genus and species discovered in 2004 and found in Udzungwa and Southern Highlands.

This park is the best for hiking with beautiful scenery and outstanding waterfalls. It is also among the top ten forests for bird conservation in Africa.  A part from primates there are other animals that can be found in Udzungwa are water buffalo, elephants, and full of reptiles and snakes and more.

Later in the afternoon drive back to Mikumi for dinner and overnight at Camp Bastian.

Day 3: Mikumi National Park – Dar es Salaam

After breakfast, depart for a morning game drives of the park with picnic lunch, early afternoon drive to Dar es Salaam.

End of the 3 Days Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari

Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari Price

Solo traveler: US $ 970
2 people: US $ 620 per person
3 – 4 people:US $ 499 per person
5 people +: US $ 415 per person

Mikumi and Udzungwa Safari Includes

 Transport in a 4WD safari vehicle

Service of the English speaking driver/guide

2 night full board accommodation at Camp Bastian

Park entrance fees

Ranger’s fee


Safari Excludes:

Beverages (Alcohol and Non-Alcoholic)

Medical and luggage insurance

Tips: we recommend USD 20 per day per group

Other personal expenses

Emergency evacuation insurance

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