3 Days Tanzania Safari Mikumi National Park from Zanzibar
03 Days Mikumi Safari from Zanzibar Island – Perfect for the traveler who is at Zanzibar enjoying the white sandy beaches of the Spice Island, this safari to Mikumi can take as few as 3 days and 2 nights as per the itinerary that we have listed here below. It is a quick short safari from Zanzibar that we offer with a short flight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam and a flight back to the Zanzibar Island.
From your hotel in Stonetown Zanzibar or from the beach we can arrange airport pick ups and drop offs for you or you can arrange your own transfers to the airport early in the morning for your flight to Dar es Salaam that usually departs at 07.30 hrs.
3 Days Mikumi Safari Starting from Zanzibar Island
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK is the closest wildlife safari park to the Capital of Dar es Salaam and it is also the closest to Zanzibar Island. If you are in Zanzibar we can arrange a ferry transfer to Dar es Salaam to start this Mikumi safari or a short flight depending on your preferences and budget.
This safari can be done by staying at a nice affordable lodge located just outside the park; Camp Bastian or Midrange lodge or Standard luxury lodges or tented camps. Standard luxury camps in Mikumi include places like Vuma Hills Tented Camp and The Stanley Kopje Camp.
3 Days Mikumi Safari from Zanzibar itinerary
Zanzibar or Dar es salaam to Mikumi
On this first day of your safari you will take a flight in the early morning from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam. You will be met and picked up at Dar es Salaam Airport (Domestic Terminal) by your guide and start on your long drive to Mikumi National Park along the Dar es Salaam – Morogoro highway. Mikumi National Park is nestled beautifully nestled between the Uluguru Mountains of the Ancient Eastern Arc Mountains to the East and the Great Rift Valley Escarpments to the parks Southwest. The park is located about 280 Km from Dar es Salaam but on a good tarmac road, and the the transfer from Dar es Salaam to Mikumi may take take about 4 to 5 hours depending on the traffic flow. You will arrive around noon and go straight for game drives around the park with packed lunch at a picnic site or have a stop over at a restaurant on the way for hot lunch. You will do game drives all afternoon until around 06.00 Pm when you will leave the park and check in at a lodge or camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Camp Bastian a nice lodge located just outside Mikumi Park National Park at the park’s boundaries.