Ruaha National Park
Location and Getting There
Ruaha is located in southwestern Tanzania along the Great Rift Valley. It can be reached on land reached on land from Dar – es – Salaam or by plain.
Wildlife and Natural Highlights
Ruaha is the largest national park in Tanzania. Its woodlands extend to Mozambique. The park has Umbrella acacia, African sausage trees, and an abundance of baobab trees. The Ruaha River is one of the largest rivers in Tanzania and the national park has the largest number of animals in Tanzania’s southern circuit. Wildlife include lions, leopards, elephants, kudus, Roan antelopes, Sable antelopes, bucks, wild dogs, waterbucks, hippos, zebras, crocodiles, and giraffe and over 450 species of birds.
The best time to visit Ruaha NP is between June to October, the dry season. During dry season, animals tend to congregate together in small congregate around remaining water sources.
A Great place for game viewing, birding and walking safaris.