Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

Established in 1910 as a Game Reserve, Ruaha was Gazetted a National Park in 1964. The park, covering an area of 20,226 square km, is the largest in Tanzania and second largest in Africa. Ruaha is located 125 km west of Iringa town.

Map

Ruaha National Park Map

Uniqueness of Park

Large populations of greater and lesser kudu, roan and sable antelope, Great Ruaha River which is the lifeline of the park, High diversity of birds.

Best Time to Visit

May- October (dry season) you cansee predators and large mammalsand November-April (wet season)

Dry Season

June - October

Wet Season

June - October

Rain Season

June - October

Getting There

By Road: 625 km from Dar es Salaam city, approximately 10 hours drive, 125 km from Iringa, about 3hrs drive on rough road.

By Air: The Park is also reachable by scheduled and chartered flights from either Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Zanzibar, Dodoma or any other airport in Tanzania.

Wildlife

Buffalo

Buffalo

100%
Giraffe

Giraffe

80%
Lion

Lion

80%
Wildebeest

Wildebeest

100%
Elephant

Elephant

100%
Zebra

Zebra

100%
Leopard

Leopard

80%
Hippo

Hippo

90%

Activities

  • Walking safaris
  • Birding Safari
  • Game drive
  • Camping
  • Night Game Drive
  • Picnicking

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