A Small Selection Of The Best Lodges And Safari Camps In Tanzania's Ruaha National Park
A fantastic wildlife destination 20 250km² in size, Ruaha National Park is the largest protected area in Tanzania. Include the surrounding Rungwa, Kizigo and Muhesi Game Reserves with the Ruaha, then the combined area of these reserves now covers an estimated 45 000km². A mind-boggling number by any stretch of the imagination.
The Ruaha National Park is Tanzania's best-kept wildlife and birding secret, especially for those looking to get away and experience a truly wild and remote safari in the African bushveld.
The Ruaha National Park is famous for its panoramic scenery, baobab trees, sausage trees, open plains, the Great Ruaha River, and wildlife. The Ruaha National Park can and does compete with the best in Africa
Wildlife in and around the Ruaha National Park is nothing short of sensational and includes; lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog, spotted hyena, giraffe, hippopotamus, Cape buffalo, and the beautiful sable antelope, to mention only a few. For birders, The Ruaha is one of the best locations on offer in Africa, with 571 species of birds, enough to keep a birder occupied for weeks on end.
May through to November, the dry season in the Ruaha, is the best time for game viewing. For birding in the Ruaha, look at December through to April.
When it comes down to safari types available when staying at one of the below lodges in Ruaha National Park, one is spoilt for choice no matter the time of year. Safari activities include; morning game drives, afternoon game drives, night drives, walking safaris, specialized photographic and birding safaris, fly camping in the wilds, hot air balloon safaris, bush picnics, lunches, and dinners. There are enough Ruaha activities to keep one occupied for weeks, never mind a few nights in one of the stunning lodges.
At Uyaphi.com, we offer visitors a small yet fantastic selection of the finest Ruaha safari lodges and Ruaha tented camp options available within this massive National Park and along the Ruaha River. All Ruaha lodge options are suitable for families, couples, honeymooners, or single travellers just wanting to get out there to experience the very best that Tanzania and Africa offer.
We will be adding more and more safari lodges and tented camp options to this Ruaha National Park selection during the year (we will be concentrating on more options along the Ruaha River) to keep it in line with the rest of our Tanzania lodges portfolio.
As a side note, it is best to travel to the Ruaha National Park is with light aircraft transfer via Dar es Salaam, as the Ruaha is remote and drive-in options take too long in terms of time and a whole day is required.
The Ruaha is genuinely a spectacular wildlife and birdlife destination for those who want to escape humanity for a while and experience all that Africa offers. If you are looking for that something different, something wild, something special in terms of a Tanzania safari, consider including the Ruaha National Park as part of your itinerary; you will not be disappointed.
Enquire now and book your safari lodges in Ruaha today. A truly spectacular destination awaits.
The Best Lodges In Ruaha National Park
From US$ 520.00 per person
Kwihala Camp is set deep in the untouched and wild heart of Tanzania's amazing Ruaha National Park; the camp offers guests an intimate and exclusive Ruaha safari experience with only six tented suites available.
A Ruaha safari camp, Kwihala Camp, is set amongst towering baobabs and dense forests with wildlife surrounding on all sides, is truly spectacular.
From US$ 941.00 per person
Jabali Ridge in the Ruaha, with the most stunning of views is positioned on top of a rocky outcrop overlooking the Mwagusi River and Ikuka escarpment in the Ruaha.
Jabali Ridge, a Ruaha luxury safari camp that offers guests a luxury stay combined with magnificent wildlife sightings and experiences all with this great Ruaha National Park.
Jabali Private House
From US$ 4 705.00 per night
Jabali Private House is set overlooking dense forest that fringes the bordering Ikuka escarpment in the wildlife and birdlife-rich Ruaha National Park.
This Ruaha Private House is the perfect accommodation option in Ruaha for a small group of family or friends that are seeking out a more private safari option.