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Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park, located in the heart of Tanzania, is one of the country’s most pristine and captivating wildlife sanctuaries. Covering an immense expanse of approximately 20,226 square kilometers (7,809 square miles), Ruaha is the largest national park in Tanzania and is a part of the greater Rungwa-Kizigo-Muhesi ecosystem. This park is often regarded as one of Africa’s best-kept secrets, offering a unique and immersive safari experience for travelers seeking a more remote and untamed wilderness adventure.

One of the defining features of Ruaha National Park is its rugged, untouched terrain. The park is characterized by a diverse landscape that ranges from vast open savannahs and rolling hills to rocky escarpments and the Great Ruaha River, which flows through the park. The striking scenery provides an ideal habitat for an impressive array of wildlife species, making it a true haven for safari enthusiasts.

Ruaha is celebrated for its exceptional biodiversity, housing a remarkable variety of animals and bird species. Among the “Big Five,” you can find African lions, African elephants, Cape buffalos, leopards, and both southern and northern white rhinoceroses, the latter being a particularly rare sight. The park also hosts numerous other predators such as cheetahs, hyenas, and wild dogs, offering thrilling game viewing opportunities.

The birdlife in Ruaha National Park is equally impressive. Birdwatchers will delight in the chance to spot over 570 bird species, making it one of the top destinations for avian enthusiasts in East Africa. Some of the notable bird species found here include the African fish eagle, hooded vulture, and the striking Ruaha red-billed hornbill.

What sets Ruaha apart from other parks in Tanzania is its relative remoteness and lack of crowds. This park remains largely undiscovered by mass tourism, ensuring a more intimate and exclusive experience for visitors. Game drives in Ruaha are characterized by the absence of long lines of vehicles, providing an authentic and unspoiled safari experience.

Ruaha National Park is best visited during the dry season, from June to October, when the animals congregate around water sources, offering prime opportunities for wildlife sightings. However, the park’s green season, from November to May, is equally captivating, with lush vegetation, vibrant birdlife, and fewer tourists.

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Wonderful Experience!! I really enjoyed spending time with my family visiting the beautiful Tarangire National Park. Tariq and the team were very accommodating and made sure all our need and wishes were catered too hence making the experience one to definitely remember. Looking forward to booking them in the future for a well deserved visit to Serengeti!! would def recommend to anyone looking to enjoy a safari visit
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