3 days Safari Mikumi National Park – Itinerary
The brief outline itinerary for our 3 days mikumi national park park from Dar es Salaam to the Mikumi National Park by road will be as per below program:
Day 1 : Pick up from Dar es Salaam (hotel or airport), transfer to Mikumi for afternoon game drives.
Day 2: Full day wildlife safari in the Mikumi National Park
Day 3: Morning game drives at Mikumi (If you wish – at extra park fees), transfer back to Dar es Salaam.
See also our 3 days Mikumi National Park from Zanzibar Island.
3 Days Mikumi National park tour from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar
Mikumi National Park is the closest wildlife safari park to the Capital of Dar es Salaam and it is also the closest to Zanzibar Island. We will arrange a ferry transfer to Dar es Salaam as well as after safari to Zanzibar to start this 3 days Mikumi national park tour or a short flight depending on your preferences and budget.
This safari can be done by staying at the budget / middle-class or Standard luxury lodges or tented camps.
It is worthy noting that the distance from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park is a long distance and that the drive can take between 5 hours and 6 hours depending on the traffic first as you leave the city of Dar es Salaam but also on the number of police checks on the way that can take a lot of your time on the way. There are also seemingly too many speed restriction signs on the road with 50 Km Per hour stretches being the most prominent on the route. Speed guns can slow you down on this road.
3 Days Mikumi national park tour from Zanzibar – where to Stay?
In this published 3 days safari from Zanzibar to Mikumi National Park, you are scheduled in a very nice midrange lodge like Camp Bastian or stay in the Matembezi Safari Lodge. Both lodges are located within the Mikumi Township just outside the park and at the outskirts of that MikumI township. The lodges come with all the amenities of a nice decent lodge that you may think of and the Camp Bastian Camp come with a swimming pool on site.
Alternatively you may also stay at the budget rest house and bungalows also known as ‘bandas’ at the Tanapa run Mikumi Park Bandas inside the park.
If you want an upgrade you may also stay at the Mikumi Wildlife Camp inside the park or stay at the deluxe camps like VUma Hills Tented Camp or the Stanley Kopjes Camp. Please ask our safari experts for an upgrade.
This 3 days Mikumi National Park safari can be customized to alonger safari package that includes Selous Game Reserve like our 5 days Selous and Mikum Safari or taken from Zanzibar.
This 3-days Mikumi National Park tour, which is situated on the northern border of Selous Game Reserve (Africa’s biggest). It is transected by a surface road between Dar es Salaam and Iringa, making it the most accessible part of a 75,000km (47,000 miles) tract of wilderness that stretches east almost as far as the Indian Ocean.
you will be picked up by our representative from your hotel in Zanzibar heading to ferry to cross the water to Dar es salaam read to start your 3 days mikumi national park tour
WHY BOOK WITH US THIS TOUR
- best for every one
- available throughout a year
- best for first timer travelers
- easy to spot a lot of animals at once