Mkomazi National Park

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  • Size: 3,245 sq km
  • Distance from Moshi: 110km

Mkomazi National Park is located between Tanga and southern dry part of Kilimanjaro region. It's location between Usamabara and pare mountains make it among the beautiful park to visit at any time of the year. The park gets its water from Umber river which make it worth and ease enough to spot wildlife animals along the river.

The vegetation here primarily consists of acacia-commiphora woodlands and towards the western mountain the vegetation changes to dry land forest. Animal to be seen here are Elephants, Giraffe, Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyenas, Jackals, Buffaloes, Hartebeests, warthogs, wild dogs, and Rhinos.

It is the best place to see Ostrich, Wild Dog and Rhinos. Other species of wildlife birds are also available here such as flamingos, kingfishes, ducks, and many other species.