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Mikumi National Park

This is relatively a small (3230 sq km) National Park .It lies 300 km west of Dar-es-Salaam and is the closest park to the capital. . As it is close to the Selous ecosystem and therefore part of it, it benefits from the highest game density of the entire conservation area, while it is easily to access. It is huddled between the Uruguru Mountains to the East and the Rift Valley escarpments to the Southwest.Although less spectacular concerning Flora and Fauna, the Mikumi national park obtains a good imprint of the African animal world and is suitable very well for a short visit. There is a rich variety bird species as well as large numbers of buffaloes, giraffes and elephants and close to the water holes also lions, leopards and hippos. Furthermore you can see zebras, lions, pythons, wild dogs, wildebeest, hartebeest, elephants, warthog, impala, eland and antelope. Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Mikumi National Park is mostly Miombo woodland with gently rolling hills.

Accommodation
For accommodation the place has Two lodges, one luxury tented camp with plans for a second, 3 campsites. Guest houses in Mikumi town on the park border.

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