At 12 226 square kilometres (7 457 square miles), the pristine and untouched Ruaha National Park is the largest National Park in Tanzania. Ruaha is bordered in the north by the Kizigio and Rungwa River Game Reserves and together they form a 26 500 square kilometres (10 230 square mile) conservancy, one of the biggest in East Africa.
The focal point of the reserve is the Great Ruaha River, with its deep gorges, swirling rapids and excellent fishing. The river is an excellent fishing destination. With over 10 000 elephant, 30 000 buffalo, 20 000 zebra and huge populations of lion and leopard (not to mention more than 400 bird species), Ruaha is a wildlife enthusias’ts paradise.
Why visit the Ruaha National Park?
At 12 950 km² (7 457 square miles), the pristine and untouched Ruaha National Park is only marginally smaller than the Serengeti. Ruaha is bordered in the north by the …
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Tanzania – what should I pack?
With only 13.5lbs (20kgs) to spare you may need assistance with your packing list