Mikumi Wildlife Experience - Dar Es Salaam

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Overview

Mikumi being the closest park from Dar Es Salaam provides an opportunity to enjoy wildlife experience in small group. Mikumi National Park lies on the Northern border of Africa's biggest game reserve - the Selous, and is transected by the road between Dar Es Salaam and Iringa. It is the most accessible part of a 75,000 square kilometer track of wilderness that stretches east almost as far as the Indian Ocean.
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Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Small-group tour
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Day 1: Pick Up, Transfers and Evening game drives

Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Dar at around 05:30am.After greetings/introduction you will start your trip to Mikumi National Park via Morogoro town. This trip will take about 6 hours of standard driving speed with a stop in Chalinze for breakfast and refreshments. When you arrive at the park you will be checked in and taken to your accommodation to refresh and have lunch. Later in the day you begin evening and sunset game drives. Stay at the Park Cottages or Mikumi Wildlife Camp includes: breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments.

 Day 2: Full day Game drive in Mikumi

 On this day you will have sunrise game drives starting from 6:30am and come back to the cottages for breakfast around 8:30am. Then, continue with game drives until lunch time. At the Mikumi Wildlife Camp you can watch animals as they wonder around the camp water holes while having your meals. After lunch and a little rest, you will continue with game drives in another part of the park until sunset around 6:30pm. This will conclude the end of your full day game drive. In Mikumi you can see animals such as Lions, Buffalos, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Zebras, Impalas, Warthogs, elephants, hippos and more than 300 bird species. After the game drive will go back to your chosen accommodation for dinner and overnight stay. Meal plan Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments

 Day 3: Sunrise game drives and transfer to Dar Es Salaam.

 Early morning you will have sunrise game drives till about 8:00am, have breakfast at your lodge, and then drive back to Dar Es Salaam to connect to Zanzibar. (If traveling to Zanzibar by boat on the same day – we can also book boat tickets for you at an extra cost). When you arrive in Dar you will be transferred to your residency or ferry and that will be the end of your Mikumi Wildlife Experience with Watu Safaris. Meals plan Includes breakfast, lunch and refreshment

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Inclusions for Mikumi Wildlife Experience

  • 2 nights accommodation at Mikumi Park Cottages or Mikumi Wildlife Camp
  • Park Entrance fees for the 3 days
  • All meals and light refreshments  as detailed in the per itinerary
  • Vehicle for Pick up, transfers and all game drives accompanied by English speaking driver/guide
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Exclusions for Mikumi Wildlife Experience

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Alcoholic drinks
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Itinerary:

Day 1: Pick Up, Transfers and Evening with Sunset Game Drives
You will be picked up from your hotel or airport in Dar es Salaam early morning (around 5:30 am or when you arrive). After greetings/introduction you will start your trip to Mikumi National Park via Morogoro town. This trip will take about 6 hours of standard driving speed with a stop in Chalinze for breakfast and refreshments. When you arrive at the park you will be checked in, refresh at your accommodation, and have lunch. Later in the day there will be sunset game drives. Transfers to and from game drives, breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight will be at the Park Cottages.

Day 2: Full day Game drives
On this day you will have sunrise game drives starting from 6:30 am and return to the cottages for breakfast at around 8:30 am. You will continue with game drives until lunch time which is in the park. After lunch and a little rest, you will continue with game drives in another part of the park until about 6:30 pm which concludes the full day game drives. This day tour includes breakfast, game drives, lunch, dinner, and over night stay at the Park Cottages.

Day 3: Sunrise Game Drives and Transfer to Dar Es Salaam.
Early in the morning you will leave for sunrise game drives till about 9:30 am. Then, have breakfast before driving back to Dar. Transfer back to Dar will vary due to things such as the ferry to Zanzibar or catching flight. This will be discussed at the start of the tour. This day tour includes Sunrise game drives, breakfast, lunch and transfers to Dar. When you arrive in Dar, you will be transferred to your residence or appropriate location and that will be the end of your 3 days/2 nights safari.
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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