Sharing a common border and ecosystem with Selous Game Reserve to the south. However, Mikumi National Park is only three to four hours drive from Dar es Salaam. Therefore, this lying astride the main highway to Zambiaas well as route to the National Parks. So, the parks of the Udzungwa Mountains as well as Ruaha and Kitulo. But, The main feature of the park is the Mikumi flood plain. This found along with the mountain ranges that border the park on two sides. Moreover, the Open grasslands dominate in the flood plain, eventually merging with the miombo woodland covering the lower hills.
Mikumi National Park covers an area of 3,230 sq km. Also is rich in wildlife including buffalo, wildebeest. Zebra, lion, elephant, impala, hippos, baboon, giraffe. Also, arthog, waterbuck, and eland. So viewed throughout the year. But, Reptiles including crocodiles, monitor lizard and python are also resident in the park. However, Other animals that sighted although rare are the Sable Antelope. Tsese residents in the southern part of the park bordering the Selous. Also the Greater Kudu, leopard, and the wild dog is also known as the African Hunting Dog. So, More than 400 bird species recordes, including European migrants during the rainy season.