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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 Park3-day Mikumi safari from Zanzibar  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.

See our 3 days Package Mikumi Safari from Zanzibar on the next tab for individuals  families and groups.

If you have a bigger budget and wish to try your luck in seeing the big herds of wildebeests in the Serengeti, you should check out our 3 days Serengeti safari starting from Zanzibar Island.

Additional information

LocationMikumi National Park
AgeAll Ages

3 Days Mikumi Safari from Zanzibar itinerary

Day 01

Zanzibar - Dar Es Salaam - 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. Lunch box and dinner included.

* Luxury accommodation also available at Vuma Hills Tented Camp or Mikumi Wildlife Camp (at a supplement) . Just request.

*Midrange lodging also available in the form of Tanswiss Lodge or Mikumi Park Bandas.

Day 02

Full day Mikumi National Park

If staying inside the park you can choose to go for an early morning game drives.

Breakfast at your lodge / camp then you will spend a full day with game drives around the Mikumi National Park with a lunch break at the lodge/tented camp if staying inside the park but if staying outside the park then you will have picnic lunch at one of the picnic sites. Mikumi National Park is part of the larger Selous Ecosystem together with the Selous Game Reserve and harbors remarkable numbers of bird’s species and animals. Among the animals that can be spotted at Mikumi includes giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, zebras, hippos, impalas, warthogs, elands, wildebeests, and many other antelopes. Apart from game drives in the park you can also go for an afternoon walking safari guided by an armed ranger who is also a wildlife specialist and a naturalist. in the Later afternoon you will check in a a lodge or camp for overnight. Overnight at Camp Bastian at Mikumi. All meals included.

Day 03

Mikumi - Dar Es Salaam - Zanzibar

Breakfast at your lodge or camp early in the morning, then after breakfast we go for one last game drive in the Mikumi Park before driving back to Dar es Salaam where the safari ends. On arrival at Dar es Salaam you will check in for the late afternoon flight back to Zanzibar ISland.

End of the  03 days Safari from Zanzibar to Mikumi National Park.

Note that:   Your fight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam and back to Zanzibar is included. You can also finish the tour at Dar es Salaam after the safari and that will cost less.

You can request your prefered accommodation option. Luxury or Mid-range lodges/tented camps both available.

If you would like to tour the Northern tanzania safari circuit and willing to spend a little more then our 3 days Tanzania Safari from Zanzibar Island would suit you.

Prices for 3 Days Safari to Zanzibar to Mikumi Park

A Group of 2 Persons – USD 780 per person sharing (Double room or Twin room)

A Group of 4 Persons – USD 640 per person sharing (2 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

A Group of 6 Persons – USD 605 per person sharing (3 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

Single Traveler – Ask for price

Group of more than 6 Travelers – Ask for price

We can customize the program according to your interests and budget.

This 3 days package from Zanzibar includes game drives in the morning of the 3rd day before you drive back to Dar es Salaam. 

The Price includes

Flight from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam and back to Zanzibar

03 days private safari from / back to Dar es Salaam

Transport and game drives in clean well maintained 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch

Services of a professional English speaking safari guide

All game reserve entry fees

All game drives as mentioned

02 x FB at safari lodges or tented camp as per your itinerary

One and a half liter mineral water per person / day during game drives

Tourist Development Levy

Wildlife Management Area Fees where applicable

Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

The Price does not include

All items of a personal nature

Tips and gratuities for safari guide & lodge/camp staff

Travel insurance

Accommodation at Arusha before/after the safari

Laundry services during the safari

Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks & beverages

* Luxury accommodation also available at Vuma Hills Tented Camp or The Stanley Kopje or midrange Mikumi Wildlife Camp (at a supplement) . Just request.

*Midrange options also available at Tanswiss Lodge, or Matembezi Safari Lodge. Get an offer for our 3 Days Mikumi Safari from Zanzibar itinerary

You may also consider doing the 2 Days Tanzania Safari from Zanzibar; a Big 5 safari package that includes a visit to Ngorongoro Crater and the Tarangire National Park.

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