5 Days Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

5 Days Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari

Serengeti Wildebeest migration Safari offers a comprehensive wildlife tour that allows you to track the herds of wildebeest in Serengeti while visiting other three parks. Begin your journey at Lake Manyara National Park, then spend two awe-inspiring days in Serengeti, witnessing the breathtaking wildebeest migration. Depending on the months of the year, you can explore the Ndutu area in the southern Serengeti, Seronera in the central Serengeti, or the western Serengeti. Choosing the right location is crucial for easily tracking the wildebeest herds.

During July and August, the wildebeest migration herds are in the northern Serengeti crossing Mara River, in order to experience it an extra day is recommended for tour to make a total of six days. This migration attracts numerous predators, providing ample opportunities to spot prides of lions, hyenas, cheetah, and other captivating chases and kills. Look up to the sky, and you’ll witness flocks of vultures and marabous soaring, following the herds of the migration.

Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara
Drive from Arusha/Moshi town at 0830 hrs to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive. It’s 2-3 hrs approximated drive to Lake Manyara depending from which town a you starting your route. Lunch will be served at Manyara and later in the afternoon proceed for game drive. Dinner and overnight at Country Lodge Karatu or Bougainvillea Lodge

Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti
In the early morning you will be leaving to Serengeti national park driving through the Ngorongoro Highland where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of diverse landscapes covered by evergreen forest. Stop for some few minutes at the crater view point for a spectacular view of the crater. Proceed with game drive en – route to Serengeti national park where you will arrive in the afternoon. Since the main target of this tour is to see the Serengeti wildebeest migration, the area where you will stay conducting game drive will be chosen according to the location of the migration.

For example from December throughout March the game viewing activities will be based in Ndutu southern Serengeti Area where the great migration will be. From April to June we shall take you to the central or western Serengeti area since at that time the herds of migration will be situated there on their way to the north. Apart from spotting the migration herds our guide will also work hard to locate other animals such as lions, cheetah, leopard, hyena, a variety of antelopes and birds. Late afternoon hours you will drive to the camp for sun downer, shower, dinner and overnight.Optional accommodation ( Tanzania Bush camps, serengeti heritage camp, angani serengeti camp, serengeti osupuko camp or angata camp)

Day 3: Full day Wildebeest Migration Safari
Wake early in the morning to take a cup of coffee or tea then depart for the game drive to enjoy the natural wonders of the Serengeti national park. Serengeti is the  best leading park in Tanzania with the highest population of wildlife which count to about 1,300,000 wildebeests, 250,000 Thomson’s gazelles, 200,000 zebras, 70,000 impalas, 50,000 topis, 30,000 grants gazelles, 10,000 elands, and many antelopes and hundreds of predators. Evening drive back to the camp for hot shower dinner and overnight. Optional accommodation (( Tanzania Bush camps, serengeti heritage camp, angani serengeti camp, serengeti osupuko camp or angata camp)

Day 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro CA
Early morning game drive in Serengeti national park then back to the camp /lodge for hot lunch. In the afternoon depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and overnight at the lodge. The lodge in Ngorongoro is situated at the crater rim so on your stay you will enjoy the panoramic view of the crater.. Dinner and overnight at Rhino Lodge

Day 5: Ngorongoro crater tour
After breakfast, you will descend to the crater floor with picnic lunch for a half day game drive. The journey down the crater takes about 45 minutes full of adventure. In this morning hours you it easy to spot lions hunting and hippos returning into the water after a whole night struggling for food. A part from hosting a significant number of animals the crater is also the world garden where you can find several species of wild flowers. Furthermore you will the natural crater with wonderful volcanic caldera and Lake Magadi with flamingos. When in the season, Ngorongoro Crater floor is flowered pink, red, and yellow especially in late May and early June. Also, Ngorongoro is where to find the black rhinos regularly inside the small forest. In the afternoon, you will ascend the crater to back to Arusha

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Tour Include
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Private guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Return airport Transfers
Mineral water welcome packet with useful information for all guests
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Tour Excludes:
Tanzania Visa
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature

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3 Days Selous Camping Safari

Selous Camping Safari is an adventure safari ideal for travelers who want to rough it while experiencing the beauty of the African Safari. Explore the remarkable Selous wildlife with game drives, boat safari and walking safari.

This adventure camping safari in Selous Game Reserve provides you a chance to explore one of the largest game protected area in Africa which covers an area of about 54,600 square kilometers. The selous game reserve is said to host the largest population of elephants and buffaloes and it is among the few parks in Tanzania where you can spot the rare wild dogs. While in seluous camping safari you will enjoy game viewing experience on boat, foot and vehicles which most other park do not offers. 

Common animals in Selous game reserver include lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus.

During this Selous camping safari you shall spend nights on tented camps perched at the reserve buffer zone overlooking the Rufiji River.

Selous Camping Safari Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve
Early morning leave Dar es Salaam for journey of about 5 hours to Selous game reserves via Kibiti Lindi. Arrive Selous for check in, lunch and short rest at the Lodge. Afternoon start your selous camping safari by embarking into the boat safari along the might Rufiji River. During the boat safari you will be able to spot some marine animals and birds at close vicinity. . Dinner and overnight at Selous Ngalawa Camp or Selous Butembo Camp

 

Day 2: Full day Selous Camping Safari

Continue to enjoy your African safari travel in selous game reserves by conducting a full day game drive in varies areas of the park. The Selous Game Reserve host different species of wild animals inclusive of the rare seen African Hunting dogs, the largest population of elephants, lions and leopard among others. Dinner and overnight at Selous Ngalawa Camp or Selous Butembo Camp

 

Day 3: Selous – Dar es Salaam
Early morning go for a sunrise game drive and back to the camp at 1000hr.  While at the camp pack your luggage  and depart to Dar es Salaam with stop over at Kibiti Lindi for hot Lunch. Drop off at Dar es Salaam airport for your onward flight back home to another destinations. End of safari.

Selous Camping Safari Price:

Number of Pax1 Pax2 Pax3 – 4 Pax5 – 7 Pax
Per person Price$ 1355$ 630$ 550$ 450

Price Includes:

Game reserves entrance fee

Full board accommodation as per itinerary

Transport on 4WD vehicle with an open roof

Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide

Pure drinking water 1.5 liter a day per person

 

Price Excludes:

Accommodation in Dar es Salaam on the first and the last day of the Safari

International flight & Airport transfers

Flying doctors insurance

Activities which doesn’t mentioned on the itinerary

Tips for diver and Lodge/Camp staff.

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7 Days Serengeti Vacation Tour

7 Days Serengeti Vacation Tour

Serengeti vacation is an adventure of a lifetime, designed to maximize your safari experience in the African bush. In this tour you will enjoy spectacular game viewing in 4 northern Tanzania national parks Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater and Lake Manyara. After an extreme game viewing in the day you will spend a night in the comfortable, spacious lodges, camps and enjoying exquisite cuisine and first class service.

All these will be offered to you by a team of friendly lodge and camp staff led by a professional guide. Furthermore you will enjoy game drive while in a comfortable and extended 4WD Safari land cruiser equipped with window seats and open roof space which assure you of 360 degree view.  The Serengeti safari can also be extended by a beach holiday to the spice island of Zanzibar.

 

 

Serengeti Vacation Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport where our representative will meet and greet you then transfer to Arusha City. Located at the base of the Tanzania second tallest mountain “Mount Meru” Arusha is the largest city near to the Tanzania northern national parks the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Arusha National Park. Right at your lodge your guide will give you a brief about your next day wildlife Safari. Overnight at Zawadi House

 

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Start your Serengeti vacation by heading to Tarangire National Park with your professional driver guide. The Tarangire National Park is the third largest national park in Tanzania and home to large population of elephant. Giant baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals congregate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent source of water in the area. This park has a huge a diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, and up to six thousand elephant. Diner and overnight at Sangaiwe Tented Camp or other property of the same standards.

 

Day 3: Tarangire – Lake Manyara National Park

Breakfast; proceed with the serengeti vacation to Lake Manyara National Park. The Lake Manyara is stretches from the base of the dramatic Rift Valley escarpment to the soda lake which is one of the most beautiful places in Africa. At the park main entrance gate you will experience a green vegetation consist of the ground water forest, which provide refuge to troops of baboons and blue monkeys. Further to the south the forest disappear to woodland, grassland, swamps and beyond, the soda lake itself where over 350 species of birds, including the lively flamingo, pelican, sacred ibis, grebe and stork can be viewed (a bird watchers’ paradise). Further southern there several hot springs famously called Maji Moto. These hot springs reveal the ongoing active geological processes which take place beneath the ground. Lake Manyara national park is renowned for its abundant buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippos, as well as a great variety of smaller animals. In addition to that, this park is the best place to spot the elusive tree climbing lions. Late afternoon you will be driven to Karatu Village. Diner and overnight at Bougainvillea Lodge.

 

Day 4: Serengeti Vacation

Today you just after breakfast you shall continue with the tour to Serengeti National Park. Driving through Ngorongoro Highlands and stopping off to visit the Olduvai Museum. Arrive at Seronera Area for picnic lunch. Afternoon game drive in central Serengeti National Park, probably the greatest park on earth. This park, undoubtedly the most famous in the world, covers over 14 000 sq. km and offers amongest many other things the biggest concentration of big cats in the world (Cheetahs, Lions, Leopards, Wild cats…). Many different landscapes can be found in the Serengeti: Savannah with the big plains to the south, hills & woods to the west, the kopjes area to the east, and bush land to the north. Important rivers (Seronera, Banagi, Grumeti ) also run through the park. Many different species of mammals can be spotted during game drives, elephant, buffalo, giraffes, antelopes… hippo and crocodile can also be found. Diner and overnight Serengeti Tortilis Camp or similar.

 

Day 5: Serengeti Vacation

Very early Morning and evening game drives through the Serengeti plains. Serengeti is perhaps the most impressive wildlife sanctuary in the world. These vast, seemingly unending plains are inhabited during the migration by enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, impala, buffalo, birds and up to ten thousand elephant. Diner and overnight at Serengeti Tortilis Tented Camp.

 

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Morning departure to Ngorongoro Crater. Descend into the 100-square-mile Ngorongoro Crater to view game on the vast grasslands of the crater floor. The bottom of the crater dotted with watering-holes, shelters almost 30 000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. You will find the Big Five lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard among others. Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and surrounded by very steep walls rising 610 meter from the floor, it is considered to be one of the Wonders of the Natural World and is a veritable haven for wildlife. Spectacular animal life can be found throughout the year due to the permanent availability of grass and water. Picnic lunch, overnight at Country Lodge Karatu.

 

Day 7: To Kilimanjaro Internal Airport or to Zanzibar Island

After breakfast at the lodge, drive to Mto wa Mbu for cultural visit to the local women and learn how they do their daily activities including farming, small women financing groups, you will have local lunch with the local women to taste the local African food. After lunch transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.

This tour can be extended to “The Spice Island of Zanzibar”.

 

Enquire for the Serengeti Vacation price

 

Safari Includes:
BB accommodation in Arusha
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Private safari guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Airport Transfers
Park fees and Crater fees
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Safari Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature.

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3 Days Selous Fly Safari From Zanzibar Or Dar es Salaam

3 Days Selous Fly Safari From Zanzibar Or Dar es Salaam

3 Days Selous Fly Safari From Zanzibar Or Dar es Salaam

Selous fly safari into the awe-inspiring wilderness of the Selous Game Reserve Tanzania to discover a vast expanse of untouched Africa with its abundance of wildlife. The Selous game reserve in Southern Tanzania host a large population of mammals, birds and vegetation. Over 350 bird species and reptiles are said to be found in the Selous game reserve while plants are account to be 2000 species. When on Selous fly safari you can also see the largest population of elephants with over 110,000 individuals. Other animals that you can see include lions, leopards, zebras, crocodiles, hippos, wildebeests, buffaloes, hyenas, wild dogs and several species of antelopes. The reserves is also boast a significant numbers of small predators and rodents.

The Rufiji River which crossing the reserve is the Largest River in the country and it is the best source for boat safari. Game viewing can also be done on game drive and walking safari.

It is quite special go on Selous Tour as it is among the remote game reserve which visited by few tourist despite of the fact that it has large population of animals.

Selous fly Safari Itinerary

 

Day 1: Fly into Selous From Dar es Salaam Or Zanzibar

The Selous fly safari start by flying from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam to Selous game reserve on a light aircraft which departs Dar es Salaam at 0830hrs and arrive selous at 0915hrs. Upon your aarival at Ntemere airstrip you will be met and greet by our guide then finalize with the park registration and proceed into the reserve for a game drive with picnic lunch. During game drive you will be able to see a variety of animal species include lions, leopard, hyena, large herds of elephants and buffaloes. There are also several species of antelopes include the gazelles, impalas, kudu and many others. Selous game reserve is also the best site to spot the rare African wild dogs where several packs can be spotted. In the late afternoon drive to the Kinga Lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2: Game viewing in Selous Game Reserve

Today you will spend the whole day conducting game viewing in the magnificent Selous Game Reserve. This reserve host abundant wildlife and one of the largest population of elephant in the continent. One of the attractive features of the Selous game reserves are the oxbow lakes. During dry season the oxbow lakes shrink and a large number of wildlife congregate near it so game drive near it is quite unique. Here you can see large number of hippos, waterbucks and many other animals. Predators such as lions can easily spotted as they stalk their preys near the lakes. In the late afternoon drive back to the lodge for sunset, camp fire and dinner then overnight.

 

Day 3: Boat Safari – Dar es Salaam

Early breakfast and depart for boat safari in the Rufiji River. The boat safari takes 2 to 3 hours and it  offers best chance see some of the Riverine birds and animals such as crocodiles and hippos at a short distance. Several bird species will also be spotted. Finish the boat safari, back to the lodge for packing and transfer to the airstrip for your schedule flight to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar which departs at 1230hrs.

 

Selous Fly Safari Price

US $ 1550 per person sharing

Safari Cost Includes:
Game reserves entrance fee and game drive
Walking Safari and boat excursions
Transport on 4WD vehicle with an open roof
Full board accommodation in Safari lodge and Camps as per itinerary
Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide & armed ranger
Pure drinking water 1.5 liter a day per person

 

Price Excludes:
Accommodation at Dar es Salaam on the arriving and departing date
International flight & Airport transfers
Flying doctors insurance
Activities which doesn’t mentioned on the itinerary
Tips for diver and Lodge/Camp staff.

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4 Days Katavi Camping Safari

4 Days Katavi Camping Safari

4 Days Katavi Camping Safari

Embark on a Wild Adventure: 4 Days of Unforgettable Katavi Camping Safari

Experience the untamed beauty of Katavi National Park with a 4-day camping safari. Nestled in the remote western part of Tanzania, Katavi is known for its vast floodplains, dense woodlands, and abundant wildlife.

Your adventure begins with a scenic flight from Arusha or Dar es Salaam to Katavi, where you will be met by your experienced guide and driven to your campsite. Set up your comfortable tent and enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the camp staff. Relax under the starlit sky and listen to the sounds of the African wilderness.

Over the next three days, you will embark on game drives and guided walks through the park, spotting elephants, buffalo, hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species along the way. Witness the incredible landscape change from wide-open plains to lush forests and winding rivers.

At the end of each day, return to your campsite for a hearty dinner and recount the day’s sightings with your fellow travelers. Fall asleep to the sounds of the bush and wake up refreshed and ready for another day of adventure in Katavi. This camping safari is an authentic and unforgettable way to explore one of Tanzania’s most remote and beautiful national parks.

Cost for Katavi Camping Safari

Solo traveler: $ 3013
2 people: $ 2480 per person
3 people: $ 2390 per person
4 – 5 people: $ 2350 per person
6 + people: $ 2310 per person

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Detail Itinerary for Katavi Camping  Safari

Day 1: Arrival and Immersion into Wilderness

Your Camping Safari in Katavi begins at the crack of dawn, with a light aircraft flight from either Dar es Salaam or Arusha to Katavi. The aerial views of Tanzania’s rugged landscapes are nothing short of spectacular, setting the tone for the adventure that lies ahead. Upon landing, you are welcomed by the untamed wilderness of Katavi, a park that spans over 4,500 square kilometers of raw African bush.

The first day is about acclimatizing to the rhythms of the wild. After setting up camp, you will embark on an afternoon game drive. Katavi is renowned for its large populations of hippos, crocodiles, and elephants, with the Katuma River and its floodplains providing a focal point for wildlife. Your first sunset in the park is observed from a vantage point, where the sky bursts into vibrant colors as the day gives way to night.

 

Day 2: The Heart of Katavi

Waking up to the sounds of the wilderness, your second day of the camping safari in Katavi is a deep dive into the heart of Katavi. A full-day game drive awaits, offering ample opportunities to witness the park’s rich biodiversity. The landscape is a mosaic of vast floodplains, reed-covered marshes, and dense woodland, creating a habitat for various species.

Aside from the large mammals, Katavi is a birder’s paradise, with over 400 bird species recorded. From the majestic fish eagles to the colorful lilac-breasted rollers, the air is alive with the calls and colors of various birds. Lunch is a picnic amidst the wilderness, a moment to reflect on the morning’s sightings and the sheer beauty of the park.

As the day wanes, your guide positions you for the best wildlife viewing, taking advantage of the golden hour light that photographers dream of. Elephants, lions, giraffes, and if you’re lucky, the elusive leopards make for a breathtaking tableau against the setting sun.

 

Day 3: Exploring the Chada Plain

The Chada Plain is where Katavi truly shows its wild heart. Day three is devoted to exploring this area, known for its large herds of buffalo and prides of lions. The dynamics between predator and prey are most visible here, offering a glimpse into the raw beauty of nature’s balance.

Walking safaris can be an option for those wishing to experience the African bush on foot. Accompanied by an armed ranger, you feel the earth beneath your feet, learning about the smaller ecosystems that thrive within the park. The pace is slower, but the connection to the land is unmatched.

In the afternoon, there’s an option for a more leisurely game drive or perhaps a visit to one of the park’s tamarind trees, known to be frequented by lions. Lions climbing trees is a rare sight in Africa, one that Katavi occasionally offers, showcasing the adaptability and diversity of wildlife behavior.

 

Day 4: Farewell to the Wild

Your final day in Katavi starts with an early morning game drive, a chance to bid farewell to the wild inhabitants of the park. The mornings offer the best opportunities for active wildlife sightings, as the animals make the most of the cooler temperatures.

After returning to camp for breakfast and to pack up, you reflect on the unforgettable experiences of the past few days. The drive to the airstrip is slow, allowing for any last-minute wildlife sightings. As your plane takes off, leaving the vastness of Katavi below, you carry with you memories of a truly wild adventure, a reminder of the untouched beauty that still exists in the world.

Package Includes:
Arrival and departure Airport Transfers
Full board accommodation whilst on Safari
Scheduled shared charter flights as per itinerary
All park fees and guiding fees
Complimentary bottle of Pure drinking water daily
An armed ranger
Service of an English speaking driver guide
Activities as per the Itinerary
Government taxes

 

Package Excludes:
Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone,
International flight
Departure tax
Tips to the driver/guide (highly recommended),
Visa, Travel Insurance

3 days Safari in Mikumi National Park

3 days Safari in Mikumi National Park

3 days Safari in Mikumi National Park

Safari Mikumi National Park

A 3 Day Safari in Mikumi National Park: The Mikumi National Park is a popular safari destination in Tanzania, known for its diverse wildlife and beautiful landscapes. Located in the southeastern part of the country, the park covers an area of over 1,200 square miles and is home to a wide variety of animal species, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, and lions. The best way to see these animals is to embark on a  3 day safari in Mikumi national park which departs from Dar es Salaam and it is available all year round.

3 Day Safari in Mikumi National Park- What to See?

One of the highlights of a safari in Mikumi National Park is the chance to see the four members of the “Big Five” game animals – lions, leopards, elephants, and buffalo. Visitors can embark on guided game drives through the park, allowing them to get up close to these incredible creatures in their natural habitat. The park is also a haven for birdwatchers, with over 400 species of birds recorded within its borders.

In addition to its wildlife, Mikumi National Park boasts stunning scenery, with rolling hills, open grasslands, and acacia woodlands creating a picturesque backdrop for a safari adventure. Visitors can enjoy camping under the stars, taking guided walking safaris, or simply relaxing and taking in the sights and sounds of this incredible wilderness. A safari in Mikumi National Park is sure to be an unforgettable experience for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

Mikumi Safari Cost

The cost of a 3-day safari in Mikumi National Park varies depending on the group size and accommodation preferences. Prices typically include transportation, game drives, meals, and park fees.

Best Time to Visit Mikumi

Although safari in Mikumi national park can be done all year round but the best time is during dry season from June to October when the grasses are shorter. During  this time animals tend to congregate along the water holes which offers brilliant game sighting experience. In addition to game drives visitors can also embark on a guided walking safari accompanied by armed rangers to ensure safety.

Price for Safari in Mikumi National Park: 

Solo Traveler: US $ 1245
2 pax: US $ 780 per person
3-6 pax: US $ 650 per person

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3 Days Safari in Mikumi Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival for Safari in Mikumi: First Glimpse of Wilderness

our safari in Mikumi began with a drive from Dar es Salaam, the bustling coastal metropolis of Tanzania. As you travel inland, the urban landscape gradually gave way to the open countryside. The journey to Mikumi is around a 5-6 hour drive, but the time passes quickly as you’re swept away by the anticipation of what lies ahead.

As you arrive to the park, check into Vuma Tented Camp, a comfortable accommodation strategically situated with a view of the vast savannah. After a quick, refreshing lunch, you will set for a first game drive in various areas in the park including the Mkata Flood plains. This plains is nicknamed as the little Serengeti due to its rich wildlife and stunning landscapes.  Herds of elephants, buffallos, zebras and varied species of antelopes are just some of the animals that can be spotted on Mikumi safari

The Mikumi National Park is the nineth largest national park in Tanzania bordering the Selous Game Reserve to form a vital component of a much larger ecosystem in Africa. This park is accessible throughout the year which makes it a favored choice for short safaris.

As the sun began to set, the sky turned into a canvas of oranges, pinks, and purples. Our guide found a safe spot to stop, and we watched in silence as the sun dipped below the horizon – a perfect ending to the first day of our Safari in Mikumi.

Back at the lodge, dinner was served under a canopy of stars. The night sky in Mikumi is free from light pollution, offering a celestial spectacle that is truly humbling. We retired early, excited for the full day of safari that awaited us.

Day 2: Full-Day Safari in Mikumi National Park

A safari in Mikumi is best at dawn when the park awakens. With the first light, you will set out to catch the nocturnal predators before they retreated from the daylight. The early morning is also an excellent time for bird watching, and Mikumi hosts over 400 bird species, including the bateleur eagle, lilac-breasted roller, and the yellow-throated longclaw.

If lucky during game drive you will see large cats such as lions and leopard. Mikumi is famous for tree climbing lions.

As the day warmed up, you will stop at a designated picnic site. It’s a surreal experience to have lunch in the company of giraffes and elephants that might wander close to the area. However, it’s important to remember that these are wild animals, and maintaining a respectful distance is essential for safety.

After lunch, continue with Mikumi safari afternoon game drive to see the hippos. Watch these colossal creatures interact in their aquatic environment is fascinating. Your  guide will share insights into their behavior and the ecosystem of the river, making the experience both educational and entertaining.

As the day came to a close, you will return to the lodge. Spend the evening of your Mikumi Safari sharing stories of your favorite moments and encounters. The peacefulness of the park at night, with the occasional call of a hyena or roar of a lion, was an evocative soundtrack to our reflections.

Day 3: Walking Safari in Mikumi and Departure

On the final day of your safari in Mikumi national park you will embark on a morning guided walking safari which will give you a chance to experience the bush from a different perspective. Accompanied by an armed ranger, you will learn about the smaller flora and fauna that are often overlooked during game drives. The ranger’s knowledge about medicinal plants, insects, and the interconnectivity of the ecosystem added depth to your safari in Mikumi and the understanding of the savannah.

After some few hours in the bush you will return to the camp for breakfast or branch and after that you will depart the park for the journey back to Dar es Salaam.

End of the 3 Days Safari in Mikumi

Safari in Mikumi Includes

Mikumi park fee.
Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day
Salary for a Professional English speaking driver guide
Full board Accommodation at Vuma Hill Tented Camp
Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof, which enable you to spot wildlife easier

Safari in Mikumi Excludes

Accommodation in Dar es Salaam.
Airport departure tax
Hot and cold drinks at the lodges
Flying doctors insurance
Tips to the driver guide

Frequent Asked Questions

What is the best time of the year to go on a safari in Mikumi National Park?

The best time to go on a safari in Mikumi National Park is during the dry season from June to October, as wildlife is easier to spot near water sources. Another good time is the short dry season from January to February when wildlife concentrates around waterholes.

What types of animals can be spotted during a safari in Mikumi National Park?

Animals that can be spotted during a safari in Mikumi National Park include lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, wildebeests, and various bird species.

Are there accommodation options available within Mikumi National Park?

Yes, there are accommodation options available within Mikumi National Park. Some examples include Camp Bastian Mikumi, Vuma Hills Tented Camp, Mikumi Wildlife Camp, and Genesis Motel.

What is the duration of a typical safari tour in Mikumi National Park?

The duration of a typical safari tour in Mikumi National Park can range from half-day tours lasting 4-5 hours to full-day tours lasting 8-10 hours. Multi-day tours are also available for those looking for a more extended experience.

What are some safety precautions to keep in mind during a safari in Mikumi National Park?

Stay in the vehicle at all times to avoid dangerous encounters with wild animals. Do not feed the animals to prevent aggressive behavior. Stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen and hats.