Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is the largest national park situated in the southern circuit of Tanzania. Ruaha is one of the few Tanzania’s famous wilderness area where one can have a rare experience of game viewing spiced up by the fascinating landscape. The park is rich of plants and animals such as Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) which cannot be found in any other national park. The park boasts of her almost untouched and unexplored ecosystem, making visitors’ safari experience very unique.

The Great Ruaha River as other rivers like Mwagusi, Jongomero and Mzombe save as the life line of the park. During dry season, these rivers become mostly the main source of water for wildlife. There are few natural springs saving the same purpose.

The road from Iringa to Mbeya passes near the Ruaha National Park which covers over 20,000 sq km of mostly undulating plateau situated at 3,000ft above sea level. The best months for game viewing are May to November.