Mikumi 3 days Tanzania safari

Tanzania, Africa

  • 3 days 2 night
  • Max People : 2 - 6
  • Type of Tour : Private/group

Overview of 3 Days Mikumi Safari

The best 3 days safari adventure in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. This tour offers an immersive experience in one of Africa’s most scenic and wildlife-rich parks. 3 days Mikumi safari is designed for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers, the Mikumi Safari combines thrilling game drives, breathtaking landscapes, and comfortable accommodations. Over the course of three days, you will traverse diverse ecosystems, witness an array of wildlife, and enjoy the serene beauty of the African wilderness. This all-inclusive 3 days Mikumi national park safari package ensures a hassle-free and unforgettable safari experience.

About Mikumi National Park

Where is Mikumi national park found? Mikumi National Park is located in southeastern Tanzania. Mikumi national park is renowned for its rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. Mikumi national park covers over 3,230 square kilometers, it is the fourth largest national park in the country. Mikumi national park is part of the larger Selous ecosystem, providing a haven for a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and hippos. Mikumi's open horizons and expansive plains are reminiscent of the Serengeti, making it a prime destination for game viewing. Mikumi national park also features the Mkata Floodplain, where wildlife congregates, especially during the dry season, offering spectacular sightings for visitors.

Accommodation and Amenities on 3 Days Mikumi Safari

During the 3 days Mikumi Safari, Our travelers have the option to stay in Tanapa Bandas within Mikumi national park or other luxury camps such as Camp Atupele or Camp Bastian according to the budget and preferrence. Guests will stay in comfortable and well-appointed lodges or tented camps that blend luxury with the rustic charm of the African bush. Accommodations are equipped with modern amenities, including en-suite bathrooms, hot showers, and cozy beds, ensuring a restful stay after adventurous days in the wild. The lodges also offer dining facilities serving delicious local and international cuisine, along with communal areas where guests can relax and share stories by the campfire. The camps are strategically located to maximize wildlife viewing opportunities while providing a tranquil retreat amidst nature.

Wildlife Encounters on 3 Days Mikumi Safari

Mikumi National Park is a treasure trove of wildlife, promising memorable encounters with some of Africa's most iconic species. Visitors on 3 days Mikumi safari can expect to see large herds of elephants, giraffes grazing gracefully, and lions prowling the savannah. Mikumi national park is also home to buffaloes, zebras, wildebeests, and an array of antelope species. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted by the park's rich avifauna, with over 400 species recorded, including colorful kingfishers, majestic eagles, and vibrant bee-eaters. The Mkata River and its hippo pools offer fantastic sightings of hippos and crocodiles, adding to the diverse wildlife experience.

3 Days Mikumi Safari Tour Mapped Out (Highlight)

The 3 days Mikumi Safari tour is meticulously planned to maximize wildlife sightings and ensure an enriching experience. Starting from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar, the journey to Mikumi National Park takes approximately 4-5 hours on road drive and approximately 1 hour on flight, providing a scenic introduction to Tanzania's landscapes. Upon arrival, guests will go on an game drive, followed by full-day explorations of the park's diverse habitats. The Mikumi 3 days Tanzania safari tour includes visits to key areas such as the Mkata Floodplain, Kisungura Circuit, and Chamgore (Hippo Pools), ensuring a comprehensive safari experience. Each day concludes with comfortable lodging and opportunities to relax and reflect on the day's adventures.

What to Expect on 3 Days Mikumi Safari

On this 3 days safari to Mikumi national park, guests can expect an exhilarating blend of adventure, relaxation, and close encounters with nature. Early morning and late afternoon game drives are scheduled to coincide with peak wildlife activity, increasing the chances of spotting elusive animals. Knowledgeable guides provide insightful commentary on the park's ecology and animal behavior, enhancing the overall experience. The 3 day Mikumi safari also offers opportunities for photography, bird watching, and learning about conservation efforts in the region. In addition to thrilling wildlife sightings, guests will enjoy the tranquility of the African bush, stunning sunsets, and the warm hospitality of the local staff.

Itinerary for 3 days Mikumi safari

Day 1 of 3 days Mikumi safari: Dar Es Saalam or Zanzibar to Mikumi national park

Your adventure begins with an early morning departure from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar, setting off on a scenic drive to Mikumi National Park. Upon arrival around midday, you will check in at your lodge and enjoy a hearty lunch. In the afternoon, embark on your first game drive, where you'll have the chance to spot elephants, lions, giraffes, and a variety of antelopes. As the sun begins to set, painting the sky in vibrant hues, return to the lodge for a sumptuous dinner. The evening will be spent in comfort, surrounded by the sounds of the African bush, preparing for the excitement of the days ahead.

Day 2 of 3 days Mikumi safari: Game drives and Maasai Village tour

on this second day,rise with the dawn for an early morning game drive, a prime time to observe the park’s wildlife as they begin their day. The morning's exploration focuses on the Mkata Floodplain, where large herds of herbivores and their predators are frequently seen. After a fulfilling breakfast back at the lodge, you will visit a nearby Maasai village. Here, you will experience the rich culture and traditions of the Maasai people, witnessing traditional dances, exploring their homes, and learning about their way of life. Return to the lodge for lunch, followed by an afternoon game drive along the Kisungura Circuit and Chamgore (Hippo Pools). Conclude the day with a delicious dinner and relaxation at the lodge.

Day 3 of 3 days Mikumi safari : Mt Udzungwa hike and Departure

After breakfast, set out for a guided morning hike in the Udzungwa Mountains, located near Mikumi National Park. This hike offers a different perspective of the region’s natural beauty, with opportunities to see unique flora and fauna not visible during the game drives. The hike will also provide stunning views of the surrounding landscapes, enhancing your appreciation for Tanzania's diverse ecosystems. There is an option for game drive for others who would not like to hike Mount udzungwa please let us know during the time of booking. Following the hike, return to the lodge for check-out and begin your journey back to Dar es Salaam. Arrive in the late afternoon, concluding your enriching and adventurous 3 days safari in Mikumi National Park.

Price Includes

  • All taxes and VAT applicable
  • National Park Entrance fee
  • Transport
  • pre-tour briefing with the guide
  • Proffesional driver guide
  • Picnic lunchbox

price excludes

  • Tips / gratuities
  • Beverages such as soft drinks, alcohol etc.
  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Visas
  • Items of a personal nature

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