Mikumi national park south Western area offers a thrilling wilderness experience tourists with two artificial pools that inhabited by hippos, animals like giraffes, black antelope, eland, kudu, impala, zebras, elephants, and wildebeests are always a must see when visiting the park
There are two camping grounds the public campsites and private campsites, the campsites in the public sector are named 1, 3 and 5 located in vuma hills and Mkata plains. Bathrooms water and toilets are available. The private campsite in vuma area is known as campsite 4.
Guided Nature Walks
Tourists can take guided nature walks can be done at different walking trails namely; lodge trails, vuma trail and Kikogoba trail, the best time to do the guided nature walks is early morning and evening this usually takes about 1-3 hours depending on the trail being used.
Mikumi national park has got to picnic sites this are one of the best places to stop over and enjoy a packed lunch while on a game drive, this sites are located in Mkata plains and are millennium and Kusungura.
Birding is one of the main activities at Mikumi national park boasting with over 500 species of birds some of this birds are migratory while others are residential birds examples of birds found at Mikumi are Zanzibar red bishop, yellow throated long claw, lilac breasted roller, bateleurs eagle and open billed stork among the rest.