Two night breaks available from $650 per person from Dar es Salaam depending on choice of accommodation and duration of stay.
Mikumi National Park is a tiny reserve with beautiful scenery that lies west of the busy town of Morogoro. It is a great place for a two-night stopover and an excellent starting point for day journeys to the Udzungwa Mountains. You can find a variety of animals here, including elephant, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, warthog, impala, and buffalo, as Mikumi shares a border and its game populations with the Selous. The expansive Mkata plain is frequently a good place to look for lions, and those who are lucky might see leopards or even wild dogs there.
National Park of the Udzungwa Mountains
The Udzungwa mountain range is the largest in Tanzania and is a part of the Eastern Arc, a vast collection of ancient mountain ranges that spans Tanzania and Kenya. They are referred to as "an African Galapagos" and were formed at least 100 million years ago, where many endemic species have evolved. Because of local taboos, the wildlife has been preserved, and presently this national park guards over 20% of the Udzungwa Mountains.
Ten species of primates, including the Uhehe (also known as Iringa) red colobus, the Matunda galago, and the Sanje crested mangabey, are among the most notable attractions. The last of these is one of the 25 most endangered primates in the world. with a day to leisurely explore.
Mikumi is the fourth-largest national park in Tanzania, and people frequently compare its savannah scenery, which is speckled with tamarind trees, baobabs, and palm trees, to the Serengeti plains. Elephants, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, antelopes, buffalos, large cats like lions and leopards, reptiles, and a wide range of birds can all be easily spotted.
The Udzungwa Mountains' rain forest is Africa's second-most biologically varied national park. The Eastern Arc, a group of mountains that includes Udzungwa, is frequently referred to as the African Galapagos because to the abundance of endemic species it is home to. With trees over 30 meters high that are covered in lichens, mosses, and ferns and scarcely allow sunlight to penetrate, the forest there is vivacious and mystical. An oasis for