Set below the verdant slopes of the spectacular Usambara and Pare Eastern Arc Mountain Ranges and overseen by iconic snow capped peak of Kilimanjaro, Mkomazi is a virgin breathtaking beauty exhibiting unique natural treasures and immense sense of space which adds to the fulfillment of high visitor’s enjoyment expectations. Mkomazi supports several dry country specialists’ species that are rare elsewhere in Tanzania these include the spectacular fringe eared oryx, with its long back sweeping horns, and the handsome spiral horned lesser kudu. Oddest of all is the gerenuk, a gazelle distinguished by its slender neck, bizarre alien – like head and having the habit of standing tall on its hind legs as it stretches for acacia leaves that other browsers cannot reach. The park is also a home of large herds of giraffe, eland, black rhino, African wild dog, hartebeest, zebra, black rhino, African wild dog, buffalo and elephant. The park it is also a fantastic destination for birdwatchers, with more than 450 avian species recorded.