Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is the largest National park in Tanzania, covers an area of about 22,000 km². It is one of the few of Tanzania’s famous wilderness areas whereby the experience of game viewing spiced up by the exciting landscape. The park’s name is derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows along its southeastern margin and focuses on game-viewing.

Ruaha National Park is believed to have a high concentration of Elephants. It is also a place where magnificent mammals like Greater and Lesser Kudu, 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.


  • Wildlife safaris
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Camping safaris

Getting There:

  • Scheduled and Charter flights
  • Drive from Dar es Salaam or southern regions

Best Time to Visit:

  • The best time to see predators and large mammals is during the dry season between mid-May and February.