Mikumi National Park

June 12, 2019

Forming the northern borders of Africa’s biggest game reserve – the vast Selous.  Mikumi is the most popular of Tanzania National Parks, the most accessible park of 75,000 km square kilometer. Most people who visit Mikumi see only 15 percent  of the park that lies north of Dar Es salaam to Iringa road. This area is as the Mkata flood plain, and is notable for its fine particles , clay based black cotton  soil, named after the type of soil where cotton thrives.

Location

Located 283 kilometre west of Dar Es salaam, north of Selous National Park.

Best time to visit

Mikumi has tropical climate, and it is accessible throughout the year, but the best time to visit is between June and October.

Activities

Game drive safari, walking safari and trekking

Accommodation