Mar 08, 2015
Mikumi National Park spread more than 3,230 sq km of land is the fourth biggest park of Tanzania. The Mikumi National Park is a standout amongst the least visited national parks in Tanzania on the southern circuit.
Mikumi is limited by floodplains and mountain ranges from the two sides. The Uluguru Mountains and its rich woods remain in the east, while in the southwest it is flanked by the Udzungwa Mountains and the Uluguru Mountains
It is regularly contrasted with Serengeti national parks because of its fluctuated scene like the previous. You can spot sporadic patches of acacia forest and baobabs in the open meadows of Mkata fields.
Mikumi shapes an exceptional environment with the Selous Game Reserve, which isolates it from others park. Mikumi offers an unmistakable and assorted foundation for wildlife photography.
Mikumi has a wide scope of wildlife including the Big Five – which can be seen in the park alongside huge crowds of zebra, wildebeest, bison and impala. Giraffes and elephants are likewise normal. Predators, for example, lion and spotted hyena are spotted at times. Troops of yellow primate and vervet monkey can be seen everywhere throughout the park. The jeopardized African wild pooches can likewise be seen in the park.
Aside from the differed wildlife, Mikumi has an extremely rich aviary fauna populace with more than 400 aviary species. It additionally has the European transient flying creatures amid the wet season.
Mikumi National Park is accessible by both roadways and airways.
You can reach by flight to Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar Es Salaam, from where you can take shuttle bus services from the airport to the Park’s headquarters. You can also take direct charter flights from Julius Nyerere International Airport, Arusha and Selous airports to Mikumi airstrip.
It is located 280 km away from the largest city of Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam and usually takes around 4 hours to reach Mikumi. It is also well connected to Selous, Udzungwa and Ruaha by roads however during the wet season the roads are not acessible.
You can undoubtedly spot elephants, giraffes, zebras, impalas, wildebeests and bison. Despite the fact that lions, spotted hyena and the jeopardized African wild canines are seen sporadically in the park.
You likewise visit the shoreline on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, watch the stunning sun rise and sun set not on the horizon of Tanganyika.