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Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

This is the largest national park in Tanzania with a total a protected area of 45,826 sq. kilometres. Crocodiles, hippos and clawless otters soak and play in the water and on the banks of the great Ruaha River.

Reedbuck, waterbuck and buffalo drink, ever watchful for lion, leopard, jackal, spotted hyena and hunting dog. The grassland borders of the River are home to greater and lesser kudu, a large elephant population, eland, impala, Grant’s gazelle, dik-dik, zebra, warthog, mongoose, wild cat, porcupine and the shy civet.

There are plenty of Eurasian migrant birds on their outward and return journeys as well as resident kingfishers, plovers, hornbills, green wood hoopoes, bee-eaters, sunbirds and egrets. The best months to go are between July and November when the animals are concentrated around shrinking water holes.

Activities

  • Vehicle photographic safaris
  • Walking safaris
  • Accommodation in fly camps, flying safaris. Luxury lodge/tented camps, camping in and out of the park – park bandas.

Park Features

The Great Ruaha River, sand rivers, rolling hills, marsh lands, open plains. Elephant, lion, hyena, leopard, cheetah, wild hunting dog, giraffe, zebra, antelope, sable, roan antelope, wildebeest, buffalo, greater and lesser kudu, waterbuck, bush buck, wart hog bush pig, duker, crocodile, hippo, bird watchers paradise.

Best time to visit: Any time, however bush airstrips close between the months of April – June and some luxury camps close during this period.

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