Mikumi national park is situated in Morogoro region along the Dar es Salaam–Iringa main road. The park covers an area of 3,230 kilometer squares which makes it the fifth largest national park in Tanzania, the park can be easily accessed from Morogoro, Dar es Salaam and Iringa as they are the surrounding region of the park. Its topography is covered by the flood of the Mkata River, woodland and grassland, whereas it is also bordered with the Uluguru and Lumango Mountains.
Mikumi national park is in one ecosystem with Selous making the animals (Elephants, buffalos and Zebras) migrate to and from the northern part of the reserve into the park. Being in Mikumi national park you can encounter some of the animals frequently , this animals includes the Maasai giraffe, zebra, impala, warthog, wildebeest, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable antelope, buffaloes, baboons, waterbuck, hippos, elephant, wild dogs, crocodile and lion. Moreover, Mikumi National Park has an abundant birdlife along its wetland and surround, others are not found in northern circuit of the country. These include violet-crested Turaco, brown-necked parrot, white-backed night heron, green pigeon, and white-headed black chat and the like.
Visiting the Mikumi National park, a tourist can be do the following tourism activities, day and night game viewing, long and short walking Safaris, camping, Filming, photographing, Bird watching, bush meals, sunrise and sun set, picnicking, Conference tourism and Cultural tourism in adjacent communities and visiting the snake park at the Mikumi village.