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Per Person
  • 2 Days / 1 Night
  • Max People : 6
  • Mikumi

Experience the thrill of Tanzania’s wildlife with our 2-day Mikumi Safari from Dar es Salaam, a top-rated all-inclusive tour package designed for those seeking a short yet unforgettable adventure. This safari offers a perfect blend of excitement and relaxation, with the added benefit of enjoying a hot lunch inside the park. Discover the beauty of Mikumi National Park at an affordable price and create memories that will last a lifetime.

How to Get to the Safari from Dar es Salaam

Traveling from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park is straightforward and convenient, ensuring you can focus on the adventure ahead. Here’s how you can get to the safari:

Booking the Safari Package: Book the 2-day Mikumi Safari from Dar es Salaam through our website. Ensure you receive confirmation of your booking, including pick-up details.

Hotel Pick-Up: On the day of departure, you will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel in Dar es Salaam. The specific time will be communicated to you beforehand, usually around 4:30 AM to 5:00 AM to make the most of the day.

Comfortable Transportation: You will travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned safari vehicle. Our vehicles are well-equipped for long journeys and offer excellent viewing opportunities for wildlife and scenic landscapes.

Scenic Drive: The drive from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park takes approximately 4 to 5 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Along the way, you will pass through beautiful Tanzanian countryside, and small towns, and possibly spot some wildlife even before reaching the park.

Arrival at Mikumi National Park: You will enter the park and begin your safari adventure. Your driver-guide will take care of all entrance fees and park formalities, allowing you to focus on the experience.

This comprehensive package ensures that you can focus entirely on enjoying your safari experience without worrying about the logistics.

Included and Excluded

  • Comfortable round-trip transportation from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park in a top-rated safari vehicle.
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable driver-guide who will provide insightful information about the wildlife and the park.
  • All entrance fees to Mikumi National Park.
  • One night’s stay at a comfortable lodge or tented camp within or near Mikumi National Park.
  • Meals: Day 1: Hot lunch inside the park, dinner at the lodge, Day 2: Breakfast at the lodge, packed lunch for the day.
  • Multiple game drives in Mikumi National Park, including an afternoon game drive on Day 1 and early morning and mid-morning game drives on Day 2.
  • Packed Lunch: Provided on Day 2 for your convenience during the game drives.
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Visas
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional drinks, or snacks.
  • Travel Insurance: It is advisable to have your travel insurance.
  • Tips and Gratuities: Tips for the driver-guide and lodge staff are not included and are at your discretion.

Highlights of the Tour

  • Convenient Departure: Start your journey with a comfortable, early morning pick-up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam.
  • Scenic Drive: Enjoy picturesque views and the chance to spot local wildlife during your drive to Mikumi National Park.
  • Hot Lunch Inside the Park: Relish a delicious hot lunch surrounded by the natural beauty of Mikumi National Park upon arrival.
  • Afternoon Game Drive: Experience your first thrilling game drive, spotting diverse wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, and zebras.
  • Comfortable Accommodation: Spend the night in a well-appointed lodge or tented camp, complete with a delightful dinner.
  • Early Morning Game Drive: Maximize your wildlife sightings with an early morning game drive when animals are most active.
  • Breakfast and Packed Lunch: Enjoy a hearty breakfast and pick up your packed lunch for the day.
  • Mid-Morning Game Drive: Continue your wildlife exploration with another game drive, ensuring you see as much as possible.
  • Lunch in the Park: Savor your packed lunch in the serene surroundings of Mikumi National Park.
  • Scenic Return Journey: Conclude your safari with an afternoon drive back to Dar es Salaam, arriving in the evening with unforgettable memories.


Early Morning Departure: Begin your Mikumi Safari from Dar es Salaam with an early morning pick-up from your hotel. Our comfortable safari vehicle and professional driver-guide ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey. Scenic Drive: Travel through the picturesque landscapes of Tanzania, spotting local wildlife and enjoying the scenic beauty along the way. Arrival and Hot Lunch Inside the Park: Arrive at Mikumi National Park just in time for a delicious hot lunch inside the park. Savor your meal while surrounded by the breathtaking natural scenery. Afternoon Game Drive: Embark on an exciting afternoon game drive. Witness the park's diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and more. Our knowledgeable guide will share fascinating facts about the animals and their habitats. Dinner and Overnight Stay: Return to the lodge or tented camp for a delightful dinner. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in well-appointed accommodations, providing a perfect end to your first day.

Breakfast and Packed Lunch: Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the lodge and collect your packed lunch for the day before heading out. Early Morning Game Drive: Embark on an early morning game drive, maximizing your chances of spotting active wildlife in the cool morning hours. Capture stunning photos and immerse yourself in the natural beauty. Mid-Morning Game Drive: Continue exploring Mikumi National Park with another game drive, seeking out any wildlife you may have missed earlier. Lunch in the Park: Enjoy your packed lunch amidst the serene surroundings of the park, taking in the sights and sounds of the natural habitat. Afternoon Departure: Without returning to the lodge, begin your journey back to Dar es Salaam in the afternoon. Arrive in the evening with unforgettable memories from your short but impactful safari tour.

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Frequently Asked & Question

A 2-day safari can give you a taste of Mikumi National Park, but whether it's enough depends on your expectations and priorities: Wildlife Viewing: In 2 days, you can see a variety of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and more. However, the park is quite large, so you might not cover all areas extensively. Scenic Exploration: You'll have time to experience different landscapes within the park, from open savannahs to wooded areas and riverbanks. Time Constraints: If you have limited time, a 2-day safari can fit well into your travel plans, especially if you're combining it with other destinations in Tanzania. Depth of Experience: For a more relaxed and comprehensive safari experience, especially if you're keen on specific wildlife sightings or photography, a longer safari might be preferable. Accommodation: Ensure your accommodation is well-located within or near the park to maximize your time for wildlife viewing. Ultimately, while a 2-day safari can provide a good introduction to Mikumi and its wildlife, consider your personal preferences and goals for the safari experience to decide if this duration is sufficient for you. If possible, extending to 3 or more days could enhance your chances of seeing a wider range of wildlife and enjoying the park's diverse landscapes.

Yes, Mikumi National Park in Tanzania is definitely worth visiting, especially if you're interested in wildlife and natural beauty. Here are a few reasons why: Wildlife Viewing: Mikumi is home to a variety of wildlife species, including elephants, lions, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, and many others. It offers a chance to see these animals in their natural habitat, often in large numbers. Scenic Landscapes: The park features diverse landscapes, from open grasslands to miombo woodlands and riverine areas. This variety enhances the safari experience and provides stunning backdrops for wildlife photography. Accessibility: Mikumi is easily accessible from Dar es Salaam and other major cities in Tanzania, making it convenient for both short visits and longer safaris. Less Crowded: Compared to more famous parks like Serengeti and Ngorongoro, Mikumi tends to be less crowded. This can offer a more intimate safari experience with fewer vehicles around. Birdwatching: It's a great destination for bird enthusiasts, with over 400 bird species recorded in the park, including many migratory birds. Affordability: Mikumi is often more affordable than other parks, making it a good option for budget-conscious travelers without compromising on wildlife viewing opportunities. If you're planning a safari in Tanzania, including Mikumi in your itinerary can provide a well-rounded wildlife experience, especially if you're exploring southern Tanzania or combining it with other nearby parks like Ruaha.

The cost of a safari in Mikumi National Park can vary widely depending on several factors, including the duration of the safari, the type of accommodation chosen, the level of luxury, and whether it's a private or group tour. Here are some general cost ranges to consider: Budget Options: For budget travelers, basic camping safaris or budget lodges can range from approximately $200 to $350 per person per day. These options typically include game drives, accommodation, and meals. Mid-Range Options: Mid-range safaris, which often include comfortable lodges or tented camps, generally range from $350 to $700 per person per day. These packages usually include meals, game drives with experienced guides, and sometimes additional activities. Luxury Options: Luxury safaris in Mikumi, featuring high-end lodges or tented camps with superior amenities and services, can cost upwards of $700 to $1,500 or more per person per day. These packages often include premium accommodations, gourmet meals, private guides, and exclusive game drives.

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