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Mikumi

Tanzania Morogoro National Park

About Mikumi

The Mikumi is a National Park in Tanzania in the provinces of Morogoro. The park was established on 01.01.1964 and covers an area of 3.23 km². The Mikumi offers the possibility of self-drive safaris.

The park is located in central Tanzania about 280 km west of Dar es Salaam and borders the Selous Game Reserve to the south.

General information
Biodiversity Sighting conditions
Very high Okay
  • 153Mammals
  • 525Bird species
  • 0Reptile
  • 0Fish specie
  • 47Amphibians
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Official Name

Mikumi

Provinces

Morogoro

Area

3.23 km2

Foundation

1964-01-01

Vegetation

No information

Habitats

Grassland savannah,Woodland savannah

Big Five-reserves

No

Self-drive-reserve

No

Entrance gates

1

Highlights

The park is located in central Tanzania about 280 km west of Dar es Salaam and borders the Selous Game Reserve to the south.

Landscape

The main habitat of the Mikumi is the Grassland savannah.

The vegetation and landscape is comparable to the Serengeti. The park mainly consists of savannah covered with acacias, baobabs, tamarind trees and some rare palm species. Miombo woodland grows on the slopes to the east and west. The plains are covered by flooded grasslands and swamps.

Entrance gate
Name Location
Park Entrance Central
General information
Biodiversity Sighting conditions
Very high Okay
  • 153Mammals
  • 525Bird species
  • 47Amphibians
The best travel time for Mikumi
The best travel time

Overview
Weather and climate

Excellent Good Okay Poor
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Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec

Best tavel time

June (Beginning) - October (End)


Dry time

June (Beginning) - October (End)

Climate

mild-warm


Tavel time

November (Beginning) - May (End)

Climate

mild-warm


High season

June (Beginning) - October (End)


Low season

June (Beginning) - October (End)


No information

The rainy season takes place from Beginning November to End May The dry season first extended over the months from Beginning June to End October inclusive. The best time to tour is Beginning June End October.

The climate in Mikumi varies from warm to hot and humid, with little change throughout the year. The warmest months are October to March, and the coolest are June to August. In the rainy season, rain falls almost daily, usually in the afternoon, but rarely for long.

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Overview
Top animal species

The Mikumi is home to 153 mammals such as Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe as well as 525 bird species, 0 reptile species, 0 fish species and 47 amphibian species. The Mikumi provides Very high conditions for wildlife viewing.

Big Five

Lion

Big Five

Elephant

Big Five

Leopard

Big Five

Cape Buffalo

Giraffe

Zebra

Spotted hyena

Wildebeest

Hippopotamus

African Wild Dog

Common eland

Greater Kudu

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