Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park, home to large herds of elephants, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeest, hyenas, leopards, lions, Sable Antelopes, Great Kudu, and more, is a captivating wildlife destination. Encompassing an expansive area of 3,230 sq km, Mikumi National Park boasts a diverse array of wildlife, including buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, lion, elephant, impala, hippos, baboon, giraffe, warthog, waterbuck, and eland, making it a year-round attraction. Reptiles such as crocodiles, monitor lizards, and pythons also inhabit the park.
In the southern part of the park, bordering the Selous, you may catch a glimpse of the rare Sable Antelope. Other rare sightings include the Greater Kudu, leopard, and the African Hunting Dog (wild dog). Mikumi National Park is a haven for bird enthusiasts, with over 400 bird species recorded, including European migrants during the rainy season.
Situated close to Dar es Salaam with good road access, Mikumi National Park is a popular choice for day trips, especially for those with limited time. However, it is recommended to spend at least one night in Mikumi to fully appreciate the rich wildlife during a satisfying game drive. The park offers various accommodation options to enhance your experience.
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