Situated in Mkato plains, dominated by hills and mountains, Mikumi is a small jewel. The park is divided in to three zones which allow you to see all of the wildlife species and certain rare species such as wild dog.

Best Time: Whole year but btw March and May you must use a four wheel drive.

How To Get There: From Dar es Salaam 4 hrs or by charter 1 hr flight.

To Do: A day trip to Udzungwa Mountains National Park. Spectacular mountain views and waterfalls with its particular flora and fauna.

Do Not Miss: An early morning departure to park at the first light of the day. On the road btw Dar es Salaam and Mikumi visit the handcraft shops selling basket ware, jewellery and gems.