Accomodations Around Ruaha National Park


Ruaha national park is one of the few Tanzania’s famous wilderness area where one can have a rare experience of game viewing spiced up by the fascinating landscape. The park is rich of plants and animals such as Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus  strepsiceros) which can not be found in any other national park. The park boasts of her almost untouched and unexplored ecosystem, making visitors’ safari experience very unique.  

The Great Ruaha River as other rivers like Mwagusi, Jongomero and Mzombe save as the life line of the park. During dry season, these rivers become mostly the main source of water for wildlife. There are few natural springs saving the same purpose.

Ruaha River CampRuaha

Location:Located on a stunning position on impressive rocky kopjes above a sweeping curve of the Ruaha river.
Accommodation: 20 en-suite rooms with double or twin beds.
Activities: Game drives, guided walks
Website: Ruaha River Camp

Mdonya Old River Camp


Location: Located in the western part of Ruaha National Park, a few kilometres from the Mdonya Falls.
Accommodation: 11 en-suite safari tents and comfortably furnished with double or twin beds and with large verandahs.
Activities: Game drives, guided walking safaris
Website: Mdonya River Camp

Mwagusi Tented Camp

Location: Nestled into a bank of the Mwagusi Sand River, this camp overlooks a watering hole in the riverbed
Accommodation: 10 large walk in safari tents under thatched structures and huge en-suite bathrooms. At the front of each banda is a large veranda with a table and armchairs.
Activities: Game drives, guided walking safaris.
Website: Mwagusi Camp

Jongomero Camp


Location: Located right in the heart of the Ruaha National Park lies Jongomero camp on the banks of a seasonal sand river which bears the same name. Being the only camp situated in this area of the park ensures unmatched privacy and a true wilderness experience.
Accommodation: Comprises of eight large and well-appointed tented suites, all built on raised wooden platforms and under enormous thatched roofs that also encompass a spacious private veranda. All tents are spread out, situated on the edge of the sand river.
Activities: Game drives, game walks, fly-camping, bird-watching,
Website: Jongomero Camp

Kwihala Camp

Location: Kwihala is a semi permanent camp. It is located at two sites throughout the year. At present, Kwihala is located in the northern part of Ruaha in the Mbagi area. The camp is only 45 minutes drive from the airstrip at Msembe and also close to the river.
Accommodation: The camp consists of six individual and privately located tents. The spacious tents (40 sq mtrs) are fully furnished with comfortable beds, integral bathrooms (bucket showers) and flushing toilets. Each tent has a covered verandah area, is mosquito proofed and protected from the elements by a heavy duty 'fly' sheet.
Facilities: A spacious mess tent is the main social centre of the camp with separate dining and relaxing areas.
Activities: Game drives
Seasons: The camp is put up on 1st June until 31st October each year, it is then taken down and relocated and reopens on 15th November until 10th March when it is taken down for the rainy season.
Website: Kwihala Camp

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