Mkomazi National Park

Mkomazi National Park

Overview

Overview

Flanking the Tsavo West National Park of Kenya the Mkomazi National Park is set underneath the tendencies of the obsolete Eastern Arc Mountain degrees of Usambara and Pare. Beginning late grabbed the status of a completely gazetted National Park Mkomazi covers a zone of 3245 square kilometers and is engineered around 112 kilometers from the Foot slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro town of Moshi.

Well Known For Its Imperilled Species

The parks name Mkomazi is a Pare group word for a scoop of water and the park is starting at now essential wildlife is in spite of its little size, as a result of the assurance attempts that have seen the presentation of the two most imperiled species; the Black Rhino and the African Wild dogs.

Migration between Mkomazi and Tsavo

Particular animals that satisfactorily relocate from and to Tsavo National Park of Kenya unites; the periphery eared Oryx, the since a long time back necked gerenuk, the lesser kudu, giraffe, hartebeest, eland, zebra, elephant, and wild bulls.

Mkomazi has in like way quick-changed into a birders asylum with 450 sorts of flying animals having been spotted, among them the cobalt chested vulturine guinea fowl, yellow-throated nudge fowl , other extensive ground flying animals, for example, ostriches, secretary winged animal, kori bustards, ground hornbill and some other transitory flying creatures including the Eurasian rollers.

Safari Facts

Safari Facts

  • Mkomazi National Park lies beneath the slants of the marvelousUsambara and Pare mountain ranges.
  • Situated in northeastern Tanzania, flanking Kenya's Tsavo East National Park to its north
  • Mkomazi National Park derives its name from Pare tribe’s word for “scoop of water,” which means little water
Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Dazzling landscape with perspectives on Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Situated in northeastern Tanzania, flanking Kenya's Tsavo East National Park to its north
  • Exclusive and doesn't become overcrowded
Cons
  • Untamed life is daintily populated and skittish
  • Constrained accommodation options
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Map

Mkomazi National Park
Uniqueness of Park

Uniqueness of Park

Fundamental shelter for two very jeopardized species, the alluring dark rhino, and amiable African wild dog.

The awesome goal for birdwatchers, with in excess of 450 avian species recorded.

Mkomazi underpins a few dry – nation pros' species that are uncommon somewhere else in Tanzania; these incorporate the spectacular fringe-eared oryx, with its long back clearing horns, and the attractive spiral – horned lesser kudu. Strangest of all is the gerenuk, a gazelle recognized by its thin neck.

Getting There

Getting There

Mkomazi composed amidst Arusha and Moshi. It takes around 2-3 hours to take off from Arusha and Moshi to reach Mkomazi.

You can likewise take the charter plane from Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha Airport to reach Mkomazi.

Best Time to Visit

Best Time to Visit

Mkomazi National Park is open throughout the entire year for visitors, regardless, the dry season, June to October, is the best time to visit the park. In the midst of this period with the vegetation being progressive, slim animals can be viably spotted.

Activities

Activities

  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Birdwatching
  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Bush dinners
Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Several vaccinations are recommended for Mkomazi National Park and Tanzania in general– consult your personal physician before traveling to Tanzania.

It is safe to visit Mkomazi National Park, like any other park in Tanzania.

Food

Food

You can find all the cuisines of the world at lodges and camps at MkomaziNational Park. If you an avid food enthusiast you can also try authentic local cuisine like Ugali, Mshikaki, and NyamaChoma. Dietary restriction such as vegan, dairy free, gluten free are also available at the accommodation, however, you have specified any food restriction while booking.

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