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Itinerary: Safari in Ruaha National Park

Safari in Ruaha National Park

Ruaha is famous for its abundance of elephant - boasting to have the highest population of any East African National park. It is also a top destination for birdwatching,

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Safari in Ruaha National Park

RUAHA NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania's 2nd biggest park and host to a number of animals which rare or absent in the North. The rare animals include the African Wild dog, roan and sable antelope and the greater kudu. The Great Ruaha River, which provides life to the park, flows through the eastern side of the park and is home to hippos, crocodiles and a variety of water birds.

Day 1:
Pick up from Hotel/Airport and depart for Ruaha National Park. This will be a long day’s drive passing sisal plantations, local villages before starting to climb the Great Rift Escarpment, Iringa Town and eventually to Ruaha National Park. Overnight at Ruaha Huts/Lodge, Half board.

Day 2:
Early morning departure for Ruaha National Park arriving at mid afternoon. The drive to Ruaha is a truly fascinating one which gives you the real feel of the African countryside. Arrival time will be just in time for a late afternoon game drive. Over night, Ruaha Huts/Lodge, full board)

Day 3:
After a light breakfast, depart for a walking safari which will bring you close to some of the smallest animals and plants that you would not see on a vehicle game drive. The crisp fresh African air mixed with the wild smell of the animals evokes your smell sense to the intoxication unique bush smell of Africa. Each plant and tree has medicinal value in the African Community and our guide will point them. Return to Ruaha huts/lodge for a full breakfast after breakfast return for afternoon/evening. Your guide will guide you through the park in such of the elusive wild dogs, herds of elephants and buffaloes game drive in search of the elusive wild dog. Overnight at Ruaha Bandas/Lodge, full board.

Day 4:
Depart for Dar es Salaam. This will be a long drive taking between takings between 9 – 10 hours. Packaged lunch will be served en-route.

Prices inclusive of:
accommodation as mentioned above
meals as indicated above
Cook at the bandas
4 WD vehicle
walking safari
game drives
park fees
local evacuation medical cover
water while on safari

Prices exclusive of:
accommodation prior and end of safari
concession fees
local flights
personal and travel insurance
any other activities not mentioned above.


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