3 Days Ruaha National Park

3 Days

    Overview

    Ruaha Budget safari is an affordable Ruaha safari starts and ends up in Iringa town. For travelers who prefer to go on this tour are suppose to travel to Iringa and in the following day join the tour. Iringa town is accessible by tarmac road from Mbeya, Morogoro, Dodoma, Arusha and Dar es Salaam. If you have sufficient time and you are in either of the mentioned town you can then board a bus to Iringa town and overnight awaiting for the next day tour.

    Ruaha safari with no doubt is the best due to the presence of abundant wildlife in the park and constant changing landscapes which add a magical touch to the whole experience. Despite of being the largest park in Tanzania Ruaha National park receives few number of visitors compared to the northern Tanzania parks like Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti. Situated far off the beaten track, away from crazy camera clicking crowds this rough tract of wilderness pulsates the real energy of an Africa long-forgotten. Visitors come to Ruaha to enjoy the dramatic landscapes and abundance of wildlife, with well-maintained roads and few visitors.

      Itinerary

      Transfer from your hotel to Dar es Salaam Airport for your flight at 0700am landing at 0930am in Msembe Airstrip you will start game moment the plane touches down you might see pair of giraffe parading across the runway more so elephant mothers protect their young one under the shade of a baobabs, full day game drive, with packed lunch boxes. After game drive will start heading to the camp while doing enroute game drive and arrive to the camp before dark, for dinner and over night.

      The remarkable beauty of Ruaha is not only in the landscape and its diversity of flora and fauna, the impressive big game, but in the feeling of having the wilderness all to yourself. Located close to the core game viewing area of the Mwagusi River High densities of lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo.

      > Meals: Lunch & Dinner Included

      After breakfast depart for the full day game drive in Ruaha. Apart of being the Largest National park in Tanzania and East Africa, the park is one of the Tanzania birds’ paradise with more than 571 species and some of them are known to be migrants from within and outside Africa. Migrating species from Europe, Asia, Australian rim and Madagascar have been recorded in the park. Ruaha is believed to have high concentration of elephants than any national park in East Africa. It is also a place where, magnificent mammals like Kudu (both Greater and Lesser), Sable and Roan antelopes can easily be spotted in Miombo woodland.

      The park is also a habitat for endangered wild dogs. Other animals in the park include lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, elands, impala, bat eared foxes and Jackals.

      Apart from large animals, the park also harbors a number of reptiles and amphibians such as crocodiles, poisonous and non-poisonous snakes, monitor lizards, agama lizards and frogs.

      > Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

      After breakfast, you will pack all your luggage for transfer to Dar es Salaam. On the way, we will see different villages and some activities that the locals have done around the environment as we pass. In the afternoon, we will get lunch at Morogoro town then continue with the transfer. Our representative will assist you to the airport or to your hotel and we look forward to receiving you soon again for your next adventure.

      > Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

      What is the best time of year to visit Ruaha National Park?

      Best time to visit

      Ruaha National Park is a typical dry season park, with the best time to see larger mammals and predators being between mid-May and December. As water becomes scarce toward the end of the dry season, the game gathers around available water sources, offering unbeatable game viewing opportunities.

        What are the unique in Ruaha National Park?

        The convergence of vegetation zone in this huge Park has resulted in unusual combination of animals ,Particularly Greater and Lesser Kudu, together with sable and roan antelopes in the Park a feature that is not found in other National Park in the country.

          What is the problem facing Ruaha National Park?

          The research found out that majority of respondents faced challenges from park related tourism activities such as environmental problems, traditional and cultural destruction, loss caused by wild animals through livestock and crops and habitats damages, and poor leakages within local economy.

            Are there elephants in Ruaha?

            Around 16,000 elephants live in the Ruaha area in southern Tanzania, which STEP monitors. This is the largest elephant population in East Africa! The region is home to 35% of East African elephants and 7% of African elephants.

              Are there cheetahs in Ruaha?

              The park’s rugged rocky outcrops are home to a healthy population of leopards and we are privileged to see Hunting Dogs as well as cheetah, jackals, bat-eared Foxes, genet and civet. Many elephant herds are seen close to the lodge and throughout the Park.

                How many elephants are in Ruaha national park?

                around 16,000 elephants
                With around 16,000 elephants, the Ruaha area is the largest elephant population in East Africa today! On the eastern edge of the Ruaha National Park in the southwest of Tanzania, STEP is coordinating protection of an important elephant area within a diverse 777 sq km nature area.

                  How do I get to Ruaha national park?

                  Ruaha national park is served by 2 airstrips that are Msembe airstrip and Jongomero airstrip, flights to Ruaha national park are offered by many domestic carriers such as Air Tanzania, Precision Air, Regional Air, ZanAir, Safari Air Link and Coastal Aviation.

                    What is the least visited national park in Tanzania?

                    the Ruaha National Park
                    As one of the most remote tourist destinations in Tanzania, the Ruaha National Park is one of the least visited national parks. This, combined with its massive size, results in safaris that feel super-exclusive and all the more special with low numbers of game vehicle traffic.

                      Are there rhinos in Ruaha?

                      In Ruaha the only missing member of the Big Five (lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino) is rhino – there have not been any in the park for years. There is no doubt that Ruaha is one of Africa’s finest destinations for big cats.

                        Are there leopards in Ruaha National Park?

                        Animals in the area

                        Many other impalas, waterbucks, lions, leopards, the Greater Kudu Antelope and wild dogs live in Ruaha National Park.

                          Where is Ruaha located?

                          Southern Tanzania
                          Where is Ruaha National Park located? Located in central to southern Tanzania, Ruaha National Park is around 130km west of Iringa. Covering an area of 20,226km², Ruaha National Park is the largest protected area in Tanzania and East Africa.

                            3 Days Ruaha National Park Trip Includes

                            • Accommodation as per category stipulated in the itinerary.
                            • Transportation 4 x 4 safari land cruiser with a pop-up roof for game viewing & photography.
                            • Services of an English speaking driver-guide.
                            • All game viewing drives.
                            • All parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
                            • All Government taxes and levies.
                            • Complimentary 2 liters mineral water per person per game drive in the safari vehicle.
                            • Local flight from Dar Es Salaam to Ruaha National Park 2 ways
                            • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.

                             

                            3 Days Ruaha National Park Trip Excludes

                            • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc. Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide(s).
                            • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
                            • International flight
                            • Laundry services.
                            • Any other item(s) not included in our itinerary.
                            • Visa fees

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