Mar 08, 2015
Mkomazi National Park is concealed under the slants of the striking Usambara Mountains and the Pare Mountains, which gives an emotional scenery to the park. You can likewise see the snow-topped pinnacles of Kilimanjaro from the park.
The Mkomazi Game Reserve got its name from an ethnic dialect of the Pare clans signifying 'where the water comes from'.
It flanked by Kenya's Tsavo National Park toward the north, amid the wet season it frames a shared belief for transient groups of elephant, oryx and zebra. Mkomazi with Tsavo frames one of the biggest and most vital ensured biological communities on earth. Umba River shapes the southeastern fringe of Mkomazi which is the main perpetual and dependable water source.
Mkomazi shapes the southern tip of the Sahel zone. It is prevalently fixed with dry savannah prairies, nyika shrubbery, goliath baobab trees, dissipated rough outcrops, acacia trees with umbrella-like highlights are some the pleasant scene of the park .
Mkomazi National Park is home differed greenery. It contains 90% of all plant species found in Tanzania, with 33% named one of a kind in the entire world.
You can spot around 78 unique types of warm blooded animals with different animals in the park, offering a standout amongst the most exciting amusement see encounters. Mkomazi National Park additionally brags of 450 aviary species, making it one of the vital stops for feathered creature watchers.
In any case, the most popular occupants of the park are the endangered dark rhinos and the African wild dogs. It is one of only a handful couple of spots in Tanzania where you can recognize the dark rhinos. The park's semi-dry conditions make it an extraordinary place to recognize the grand oryx in substantial crowds. Alongside these Mkomazi is additionally home to the African Big Five, panthers, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, wild oxen, hartebeests, giraffes and warthogs.
Mkomazi National Park situated on the Kilimanjaro and Tanga locale of Tanzania circumscribing Kenya. It is effectively reachable by roadways and aviation routes.
Tourist going outside Tanzania can achieve Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport and after that take a vehicle ride to reach Mkomazi. You can likewise take direct charter flight from Arusha Airport and Kilimanjaro International Airport to Mkomazi airstrip.
Mkomazi arranged amidst Arusha and Moshi. It takes around 2-3 hours to head out from Arusha and Moshi to reach Mkomazi.
Mkomazi is notable for its Black Rihnos and African wild dog. It is one of only a handful couple of spots in Tanzania where you can detect this jeopardized types of rhinos. You can without much of a stretch spot extensive groups oryx and Gerenuk. You can likewise spot African Big Five, leopard, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, bison, hartebeests giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, dik-diks, Grant's gazelles, topi, eland and warthogs.
Aside from the substantial untamed life populace, you can recognize some uncommon types of aviary fauna and outlandish plant species. A few winged animals that can be spotted at the recreation center incorporate pigeons, hornbills, weavers and guinea-fowl, military hawk and violet woodhoopoe. Mkomazi is home to a portion of the 3,500 types of butterflies and a far more prominent assortment of moth.