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Protected Area Mikumi National Park

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Located in Tanzania :: Tanzania
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area


The Mikumi National Park is located 283km west of Dar es Salaam, north of Selous, and en-route to Ruaha, Udzungwa and Katavi. It is the fourth largest National Park in the country and covers an area of 3230 kmĀ². The national park is near Morogoro, Tanzania and was established in 1964. The park is the nineth largest National Park in Tanzania. There is no camping at the lodges in the park, the park has its own campsites.

Address :  Tanzania
Contact :  Chief Park Warden
Contact 2 :  Commanding Officer (Mikumi National Park)
Tel :  +255(0)23 262 0498
Cell :  +255(0)767 536 135
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Host Website :  Click Here

Time Information
Best Time to Visit :  All year round. June to October is the best time to visit Mikumi National Park.
Gate Opening and Closing Times :  Gate opens at 06h00 and closes 18h00

Rates and Payment
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash
Fee/s :  Conservation Fee: USD30pp/pd (Citizens); USD15pp/pd.(Residents). Motor Vehicle Fees USD40 -USD500 (fees determined by vehicle weight). Motorbikes are not allowed. (Oct-22)

Destination Information
Lodging Camping Airstrip

Camping Landing Strip Safe Parking Available
Accommodation (Lodges. Cottages)

Game Viewing Game Drives 4WD Trails Guided Walks Bird Watching Photography
Game to View :  Cheetah. Lion. Elephant. Buffalo. Rhino.Zebra. Wildebeest. Impala.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  2X4WD&4WD

By road: Self-drive or local transport from Dar es Salaam.
By air: Charter flights from Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Selous.

The A7 road, passes right through the Mikumi National Park, which is not fenced and animals, especially buffalo's, feed on the grass next to the road. Drive extremely carefully as there are also several huge humps in the road, as is the case throughout Tanzania. (Feb-13).

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