2 Days Mikumi Camping Safari
Mikumi Camping Safari (Mikumi Safari Trip): This is a 3 days Safari holiday to Mikumi National Park the fourth largest park in Tanzania and the most accessible park. It is the nearest park to Dar es Salaam the country largest commercial city. The Mikumi national park shares its southern boundary with Nyerere national park (Selous Game Reserve) which is the African largest game reserve to form the immense ecosystem. This ecosystem supports spectacular number of animals and bird species which make Mikumi Safari to be one of the best safari option to go in Southern Tanzania. Animals which can frequently seen in Mikumi Safari includes elephant, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, greater kudu, hippos, eland, lion, hyena, crocodile, varied species of antelopes. There are also animals which found in Mikumi national park but can rarely seen such as leopard and cheetah. This park host over 400 species of birds and it also a home to some endangered animal species such as the African wild dogs and Caracal.
2 Days Safari Mikumi National Park – What to do
Game viewing activity in this Mikumi safari is the game drive which is mainly conducted Mkata floodplains and the waterholes which inhibited by a large population of hippos. The Mkata plains support vast number of animals such as wildebeest, impala, zebra and giraffe, hunted by their associated predators. Normally game sighting in Mikumi safari begins few minutes after entering the park main gate where you will see different animals wonder around.
2 Days Mikumi Camping Safari – Accommodation
Mikumi national park foster a variety of accommodation range from semi-luxury tented camps to budget lodges which some are inside the park while others are located outside at the park outskirt. In this Mikumi Safari you will stay at Camp Bastian Mikumi which is located at park outskirt. This camp offers a comfortable accommodation in its 7 chalet of different sizes and the campsite. Each room has big bed with mosquito net and ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom with shower and European toilet.
2 Days Mikumi Camping Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi
Start your 2 days Mikumi Camping Safari by departing Dar-es-Salaam at 8:30 am to Mikumi National Park with lunch boxes. Arrive Mikumi and therefore continues with game drive in Chamgore (place of the python), and Mkata Flood Plain. The mkata floodplains has the highest game concentration in the park. Common animals that you can see on game drive during your camping safari in Mikumi include hippos, elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, crocodiles and several species of antelopes. Since Mikumi host over 400 species of bird therefore it is also the best site for bird watching. Your guide will assist you to spot and identify some of these birds. In the late afternoon drive outside the park for a short distance to Camp Bastian where you will spend a night with all meals included.
Day 2: Sunrise Game Drive
Breakfast in the camp, load your luggage and depart for another game drive into the park till late morning hours and then depart to Dar es Salaam. enroute to Dar es Salaam. At Dar es Salaam we will drop you either at the airport, the hotel or your resident house.
End of 2 Days Mikumi Camping Safari.
2 Days Mikumi Camping Safari Cost
Solo traveler: US $ 680
2 people: US $ 420 per person
3 – 4 people:US $ 350 per person
5 people +: US $ 290 per person
2 Days Mikumi Camping Safari Cost Includes
Mikumi park fee
Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day
Salary for a Professional English speaking driver guide
Full board Accommodation at Kikoboga
Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof
Safari Cost Excludes:
Accommodation in Dar es salaam.
Airport departure tax
Hot and cold drinks at the lodges
Flying doctors insurance
Tips to the driver guide
All items of the personal nature