Mikumi National Park is a popular destination for safari tours in Tanzania, offering a chance to see a wide variety of wildlife in their natural habitat. Here is an example itinerary for a 3-day Mikumi safari tour:
Day 1: Arrival and Game Drive
Arrive at Mikumi National Park, which is about a 4-hour drive from Dar es Salaam.
After lunch at the lodge or campsite, embark on an afternoon game drive to explore the park and see the wildlife.
The game drive will last for about 3-4 hours, with opportunities to see elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and many other animals.
Day 2: Full Day Game Drive
After breakfast, set out on a full day game drive through the park, with packed lunch provided.
Explore different areas of the park and enjoy the scenery, with chances to see more animals such as buffaloes, wildebeests, hippos, and crocodiles.
Return to the lodge or campsite in the late afternoon.
Day 3: Village Visit and Departure
After breakfast, visit a nearby village to learn about the local culture and way of life.
Meet local people, visit a school, and perhaps buy some souvenirs.
Return to the lodge or campsite for lunch, then depart for Dar es Salaam or your next destination.
Note: This itinerary can be customized based on your preferences and interests. Some tours may also include accommodations, meals, park fees, and transportation, while others may require you to arrange these separately. It is important to research and choose a reputable tour operator for your Mikumi safari tour.
Park fees(For non-residents)
All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
International flights(From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees