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Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

Welcome to Ruaha National Park, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Tanzania's wilderness.

Prepare for an extraordinary adventure where captivating landscapes meet incredible wildlife, creating an unparalleled safari experience. This untouched and unexplored ecosystem will leave you in awe, making your visit truly exceptional. Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing world of flora and fauna, where diversity flourishes. Witness the awe-inspiring Greater Kudu, a majestic creature found exclusively in Ruaha National Park. This sanctuary is a sanctuary for these magnificent animals, offering a rare opportunity to observe them in their natural habitat.

At the core of the park's vitality lie the life-giving waters of the Great Ruaha River, alongside other rivers such as Mwagusi, Jongomero, and Mzombe. During the dry season, these rivers become vital sources of water for the wildlife, attracting an array of species. Watch in awe as elephants skillfully extract water from the dry sand rivers using their ingenious combination of front feet and trunks. These waters also provide a sanctuary for hippos, fish, and crocodiles, creating a thriving ecosystem along the riverbanks. Ruaha National Park serves as a vital water source for both wildlife and human communities. Its impact extends far beyond its borders, supporting agricultural activities downstream and generating hydroelectric power for the country through the Mtera and Kidatu dams. This harmonious relationship between nature and humanity makes Ruaha National Park economically significant and environmentally sustainable.

Discover the Untamed Beauty of Ruaha National Park.

Prepare to be captivated by the remarkable biodiversity that thrives within the park's boundaries. Elephants, buffalos, and antelopes roam freely, showcasing the untamed beauty of the region. Moreover, Ruaha National Park is home to rare and endangered species, including the elusive wild dogs. Every step you take in this breathtaking landscape is an opportunity to discover nature's wonders and contribute to its preservation.

Ruaha National Park, where untouched wilderness and extraordinary wildlife converge, invites you to embark on a journey unlike any other. Experience the harmony of nature, immerse yourself in its captivating landscapes, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the essence of adventure and conservation at Ruaha National Park, Tanzania's most remarkable treasure.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Ruaha National Park depends on your preferences and what you hope to experience during your visit. Here are two key factors to consider when planning your trip:

The dry season, which typically runs from June to October, is considered the best time for game viewing in Ruaha National Park. During this period, vegetation is sparse, and wildlife congregates around water sources, making it easier to spot animals. The reduced foliage also offers better visibility for photography and wildlife observation.

If you are an avid birdwatcher, the wet season, from November to April, offers a fantastic opportunity to witness the park's diverse avian population. Many migratory bird species arrive during this time, and the park is filled with vibrant colors and beautiful bird calls.

It's important to note that the wet season brings occasional rain showers, which can make certain areas of the park inaccessible due to muddy roads. However, the rain also brings the landscape to life, with newborn animals and lush vegetation adding to the park's allure.

  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Birdwatching
  • Game Drives
  • Walking
  • Cultural Tours
  • Photography
  • Picnics
  • Sundowners

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Fredy is just amazing!

“This is absolute and top league for me! Anyone who cares for their customers like Fredy does has gotten for victory. The food is first class, whether in the lodges or under a tree in the great outdoors, where lions and zebras and wildebeest share their homeland. Important to mention is the exceptional multiple for a purely plant-based diet. “
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Freddie was a wonderful guide

“Freddie was a wonderful guide - hospitable, calm, hard working, trustworthy. He went out of his way each day we spent on safari - ensuring we saw everything, keeping us safe. :) He even brought us to his home town to show us around. Freddie works hard to build real connections with his clientele. 5 stars. :)“
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“We were enchanted by the staff at the camps where we stayed. Their infectious enthusiasm shone brightly every time we were in their company, BUT our guide - Fredy Kissay - brilliantly framed our entire trip. Fredy has a wealth of knowledge of all species in the parks and was extremely patient finding animals we came to see. “
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“I have guided international guests throughout Southern and East Africa and have trained guides and game scouts in these areas too. When I am in Tanzania I choose to work with Fredy Kissay of Meet Africa Safari because I recognise that he is an extremely knowledgeable talented guide with a sensitivity to his guests needs. He also has a wealth of experience and local knowledge.“
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“From us a more than one hundred percent recommendation for Meet Africa Safari and Freddy! We were out with him for 2 weeks and every day was so special! We have grown so fond of Freddy. He gave us an incredible amount of knowledge about this wonderful country and its wildlife. He is always super attentive, mindful, in a good mood and positive.“

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