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RUAHA NATIONAL PARK SAFARI PLAN FROM MOROGORO

This is the best park in Southern Tanzania, it’s also the biggest National Park in Tanzania and second in Africa, has much to see more than Mikumi National Park and nice landscape, we recommend to visit this park if you have at least 3 days. This trip can be on budget, mid-range or luxury accommodation depends on

your budget,The park history dates back to 1910 when it was gazette Saba Game Reserve by the Germany then the name was changed by British to Rungwa Game reserve in 1946. In 1964 the southern portion of the Game was gazetted as Ruaha national park and in 1974 a small section of South Eastern part of the Great Ruaha River was incorporated into the park. The name “Ruaha” originates from the Hehe word “Ruvaha”, which means “river”. Ruaha National Park is part of Rungwa-Kizigo –Muhesi ecosystem which covers more than 45,000km2. In 2008 Usangu game Reserve and other important wetlands in Usangu basin have been annexed into the park, making it the largest park in Tanzania and East Africa with an area of about 20,226km2. Ruaha is believed to have high concentration of elephants than any national park in East Africa. It is also a place where, magnificent mammals like Kudu (both Greater and Lesser), Sable and Roan antelopes can easily be spotted in Miombo woodland. The male Kudu have beautiful spiraled horns while male Sable antelope have impressive curved horns. The park is also a habitat for endangered wild dogs. Other animals in the park include lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, elands, impala, bat eared foxes and Jackal


 
Sample of car will be used for this trip, pop up roof perfect for animal viewing

DAY 1: MOROGORO TO RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

On this day at around 05:30 hours you will be picked up from your residence in Morogoro town and start driving to Ruaha National Park. When you arrive at the park you will be checked in and refresh at your accommodation and later on will go for late afternoon till sunset game drives. The drive from Morogoro to Ruaha National Park takes about 8 to 9 hours and the total kilometers are estimated 445km (300km tarmac and 145km off road) Om your way to Ruaha National Park you will pass by Mikumi National Park and this will give you a chance to spot some animals before you rich your destination in Ruaha National Park  You will have a short break in Mikumi town for breakfast and lunch in Iringa town at Neema craft

Bandas accommodation inside Ruaha National Park  

DAY 2: FULL DAY GAME DRIVES IN RUAHA NATIONAL PARK 

On this day you will leave early at 06:30 hours to go for sunrise game drives with breakfast break taken within the park. After breakfast break will continue with game drive searching for wild animals around different locations of the park till lunch break. After lunch and a little rest within the park you will continue with the game drive till around 18:30 hours and that will be the end of a full day game drives. Animals and attractions you should expect to see includes but not limited to Buffalos, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Zebras, Impalas, Warthogs, elephants, hippos, Lions, Cheetah, different birds, plants and reptiles species

DAY 3: MORNIMG GAME DRIVES EN ROUTE TO MOROGORO

On this day you will have a morning game drive till around 10am, the game will be en route to exit the park so you will leave the accommodation with all your luggage do a morning game drive heading to the main entrance gate Breakfast will be in Iringa town and continue to drive to Morogoro and arrive late evening to be dropped at your hotel/house or your choice place to stay

 
View from Ruaha river home of hippos inside Ruaha National Park

PRICE FOR THIS TRIP

NUMBER OF PEOPLE PRICE NON RESIDENTS PRICE RESIDENTS
1 PERSON USD 860 USD 850
2 PERSON USD 560 PER PERSON USD 540 PER PERSON
3 PERSON USD 465 PER PERSON USD 450 PER PERSON
4 PERSON USD 425 PER PERSON USD 400 PER PERSON
5 PERSON USD 400 PER PERSON USD 385 PER PERSON

PRICE INCLUDE 

  • Pick up from Morogoro
  • Park fees for two days in Ruaha National Park
  • Accommodation inside the park for two days
  • All meals/water during safari
  • Game on arrival first day
  • Full game drive second day estimated 200km
  • Morning game drive on third day
  • Safari car pop up roof perfect for animal view
  • Knowledgeable Driver/Guide 
  • Drop off in Morogoro

Contact

P.O BOX 694, MOROGORO TANZANIA

info@safarispartners.com

+255 768 141 516

 

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