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Welcome to Mikumi National Park!

Nestled in the heart of Tanzania, Mikumi National Park is a true gem waiting to be discovered. With its vast savannahs, diverse wildlife, and breathtaking landscapes, this park offers an unforgettable safari experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.

Covering an impressive area of over 3,230 square kilometers, Mikumi National Park is the fourth-largest national park in Tanzania. It is located in the southern part of the country, bordered by the magnificent Uluguru Mountains to the northeast and the sprawling Selous Game Reserve to the south.

The park's landscape is a blend of open grasslands, acacia woodlands, and scattered baobab trees, creating a picturesque setting that is home to an incredible array of wildlife. From majestic elephants and graceful giraffes to stealthy lions and elusive leopards, Mikumi National Park offers a front-row seat to witness the wonders of the African wilderness.

One of the unique features of Mikumi National Park is its accessibility. Located just a few hours' drive from Tanzania's largest city, Dar es Salaam, it serves as an ideal destination for a day trip or a weekend getaway. Its proximity to the city makes it a convenient choice for both local and international visitors who want to experience the beauty of African wildlife without venturing too far from urban comforts.

Embarking on a safari adventure in Mikumi National Park is an experience like no other. Join one of our expert guides and set off on thrilling game drives, where you'll have the chance to spot the "Big Five" – lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinoceroses. The park is also renowned for its abundant birdlife, with over 400 bird species inhabiting its diverse habitats.

For those seeking an immersive wildlife encounter, Mikumi National Park offers several campsites and lodges that blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings. Wake up to the sounds of the wilderness and enjoy panoramic views of the African plains as you indulge in comfortable accommodations and warm hospitality.

Beyond its wildlife, Mikumi National Park is also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore the park's trails on foot, go birdwatching, or embark on a guided nature walk to learn about the region's flora and fauna from knowledgeable guides. The nearby Mkata River provides opportunities for boating and fishing, adding an extra dimension to your adventure.

Whether you're a seasoned safari-goer or embarking on your first African wilderness experience, Mikumi National Park promises to captivate your senses and leave you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Join us at Pocho Tours as we unlock the wonders of this enchanting national park and create an unforgettable safari experience tailored to your desires.

Start your journey today and let the beauty of Mikumi National Park unfold before your eyes.


Welcome to Pocho Tours, your gateway to the stunning Mikumi National Park! Located in Tanzania, Mikumi National Park is a treasure trove of natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure as you immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and wonders of this incredible national park. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, wildlife lover, or simply seeking a memorable getaway, Mikumi National Park offers an array of experiences that will leave you awe-inspired. 

1. Game Drives: Embark on thrilling game drives across the vast savannahs of Mikumi National Park. With our experienced guides leading the way, you'll have the opportunity to spot a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and much more. Capture those picture-perfect moments and witness the incredible interactions between predator and prey in their natural habitat.

2. Walking Safaris: For a more immersive and up-close experience, join a walking safari and explore the hidden gems of Mikumi. Accompanied by knowledgeable guides, you'll have the chance to discover the park's diverse flora, learn about the smaller inhabitants of the park, and appreciate the intricate ecosystems that thrive within. It's an intimate experience that allows you to connect with nature on a deeper level.

3. Birdwatching: Mikumi National Park is a haven for birdwatchers, boasting over 400 species of birds. From majestic raptors to colorful songbirds, the park's varied habitats provide a rich tapestry of avian life. Grab your binoculars and embark on a birdwatching adventure as you spot vibrant feathered creatures flitting through the trees or wading in the park's waterways. It's a paradise for bird enthusiasts and photographers alike.

4. Overnight Camping: Experience the enchantment of the African night by camping within Mikumi National Park. Fall asleep to the sounds of wildlife and wake up to breathtaking sunrises over the horizon. Our camping excursions provide an immersive experience in nature, allowing you to truly disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with the tranquility of the wild.

5. Cultural Interactions: Beyond the stunning natural landscapes, Mikumi National Park also offers opportunities for cultural interactions. Visit nearby local communities and engage with the local people to gain insights into their traditional way of life. Learn about their customs, traditions, and crafts, and perhaps even participate in traditional dances or ceremonies. It's a chance to forge connections and appreciate the rich cultural heritage of the region.

6. Conservation and Research: Mikumi National Park plays a crucial role in wildlife conservation and research efforts. As part of your visit, you can participate in educational programs or join guided tours that highlight the park's conservation initiatives. Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing wildlife and the ongoing efforts to protect and preserve their habitats.

At Pocho Tours, we strive to create unforgettable experiences that combine adventure, education, and appreciation for nature. Explore the wonders of Mikumi National Park with us and create memories that will last a lifetime. Contact us today to plan your journey to this remarkable destination!


Welcome to Mikumi National Park, one of Tanzania's hidden gems and a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Pocho Tours is delighted to offer you a range of exceptional accommodation options that will enhance your experience in this breathtaking wilderness.

1. Safari Lodge:

Nestled within the heart of Mikumi National Park, our Safari Lodge provides a truly immersive wildlife experience. Wake up to the mesmerizing sights and sounds of the African bush as you stay in one of our comfortable and spacious chalets or tents. Each unit is tastefully decorated and equipped with modern amenities, ensuring your stay is both luxurious and authentic. The lodge also offers a swimming pool, a restaurant serving delectable local and international cuisine, and a bar where you can unwind and share your safari adventures with fellow travelers.

2. Luxury Tented Camp:

For those seeking a more intimate and exclusive experience, our Luxury Tented Camp is the perfect choice. Set in a secluded area of the park, the camp offers elegantly furnished canvas tents, blending classic safari charm with modern comforts. The spacious tents feature comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms with hot showers, and private verandas where you can relax and soak in the breathtaking views. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness while indulging in gourmet meals prepared by our skilled chefs.

3. Eco-Lodge:

If you prefer a sustainable and eco-friendly accommodation option, our Eco-Lodge is an excellent choice. Designed to minimize environmental impact without compromising on comfort, the lodge offers cozy and rustic cottages constructed using locally sourced materials. Each cottage is equipped with solar-powered lighting, en-suite bathrooms, and private balconies overlooking the park. The lodge's restaurant focuses on organic and locally sourced ingredients, allowing you to savor delicious meals while contributing to conservation efforts.

4. Campsites:

For adventurous travelers who wish to immerse themselves fully in the untamed beauty of Mikumi National Park, our well-maintained campsites provide the perfect opportunity. Set amidst the wilderness, the campsites offer basic amenities such as clean ablution facilities and cooking areas. Enjoy the thrill of sleeping under the stars, surrounded by the sounds of nature, while having easy access to the park's attractions and game-viewing opportunities.

No matter which accommodation option you choose, our experienced staff will ensure your stay at Mikumi National Park is memorable and comfortable. Our knowledgeable guides can assist you in planning and organizing exciting game drives, nature walks, and other activities that will allow you to explore the park's diverse ecosystem and encounter its abundant wildlife up close.

Book your stay with Pocho Tours today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in Mikumi National Park, where the wonders of nature await you at every turn.

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