3 Days Mikumi Safari is a Tanzania safari tour that takes travelers to the southern safari circuit of Tanzania, visiting Mikumi National Park which is one of the most rewarding Tanzania tour destinations with abundant wildlife viewing opportunities. You shall enjoy extensive game drives and see a number of wild game including elephants, lions, wild dogs, hyenas, and so much more.

Summary Itinerary of 3 Days Mikumi Safari

Day 1: Pick and Transfer to Mikumi National Park, Game Drive

Day 2: Full Day in Mikumi National Park

Day 3: Game Drive, Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick and Transfer to Mikumi National Park, Game Drive

In the morning, pick up from the harbor in Dar es Salaam and travel 283km to Mikumi National Park where you will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, you go for afternoon game drives in the park and see abundant wildlife such as Elephant, Lion, Wild dog, Zebras, Hyena, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Eland, Hartebeest, Crocodile, Lizard and other residents.

Accommodation: Mikumi Safari Lodge

Day 2: Full Day in Mikumi National Park

Breakfast followed by morning and afternoon game drives in Mikumi National Park for further exploration. This hosts over 300 species of birds and the fauna includes many species characteristic of the African savannah. According to local guides at Mikumi, chances of seeing a lion who climbs a tree trunk is larger than in Manyara which is famous for being one of the few Tanzania safari parks where the lions exhibit this rare behavior. Dinner and overnight stay as above.

3 Days Mikumi Safari
Mikumi wildlife Safari

Day 3: Game Drive, Departure

We begin with an early morning game drives in Mikumi then back to the lodge for breakfast. We then check out and drive back to Dar, arriving early in the afternoon in time for your ferry crossing back to Zanzibar, bringing your safari to an end.

End of 3 Days Mikumi Safari


  • Safari base vehicle + English speaking driver/guide
  • 2 nights full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Pick up and drop off from the harbor
  • Ferry crossing fees from and to Zanzibar
  • Park fees & activities mentioned
  • Drinking water in the safari vehicle
  • Government taxes


  • Flights and Visas
  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Medical and luggage insurance
  • Tips: we recommend US $ 20 per group per day 
  • Dar es salaam airport transfers
  • Other personal expenses and extra activities

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