Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania. It covers an area of about 13,000 square kilometres.

It is located in the middle of Tanzania about 130 kilometres from Iringa. The park is part of a more extensive ecosystem, which includes Rungwa Game Reserve, Usangu Game Reserve, and several other protected areas. The name of the park is derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows along its South-Eastern margin and is the focus for game-viewing. The park can be reached by car via Iringa and there is an airstrip at Msembe, park headquarters.

Ruaha National Park has a bimodal pattern of rain forest; the short rainfall season begins November to February, while the long season is between March and April. The park experiences its dry season between June and October. The park is one of the Tanzania birds’ paradise with more than 571species and some of them are known to be migrants from within and outside Africa. Ruaha is believed to have high concentration of elephants than any National Park in East Africa. It is also a place where, magnificent mammals like Kudu, Sable and Roan antelopes can easily be spotted in Miombo woodland. The park is also a habitat for endangered wild dogs. Other animals in the park include lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, elands, impala, bat eared foxes and Jackals.

What's included

  • Pick up and drop off Services

  • Full board accommodation during safari.

  • Transport in 4 X 4 jeep with pop up roof for easy game viewing and photography.

  • Services of our professional Safari guide.

  • Guaranteed window seat.

  • Park entrance fees.

  • 1 bottle of Mineral water per person per day during safari.

  • 1Flying doctors service.

What's Excluded

  • International and domestic flights and Visa Cost.

  • Travel and medical insurance

  • Other optional activities and items not included in the list of inclusions above.

  • Items of a personal nature e.g. tips, porterage, drinks, telephones, laundry, etc

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