Asanja Ruaha camp is a 4-star luxury accommodation found on the banks of Ruaha River in southern part of Ruaha national park (Tanzania’s second largest park) Tanzania Region. The camp is set amongst Miombo Pristine forest and the stunning baobab of Ruaha overlooking the magnificent views of Ruaha River. It’s a perfect place for relaxation and Tanzania safari adventure for tourists and travellers. You can be in Ruaha national park from ARUSHA CITY by flight that takes 5-6 hours to the close Msembe airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the camp .  It’s very far by road taking about 941 km .  The camp is owned and operated by Asanja Africa that run different and unique accommodations across Tanzania.

Asanja Ruaha camp consists of 8 spacious and comfortable en-suite tents Raised on deck stretching along river banks   built in African Traditional style with natural materials and high levels of comfort.   Each Tent is 140 square meter , well elevated , decorated  with timber  and furnished with tranquility and en suite private facilities of flushing toilet , hot and cold showers, mosquito nets , wooden chairs and tables , extinguishers, free bottled water in the rooms  , free toiletries had wash basin , white curtains to mention but few .

Asanja Ruaha camp
Asanja Ruaha camp


Each Tent has its own large Veranda out of the front , with a large Interior  sitting areas and private balconies that give a stunning view over the great Ruaha River and the park .   Tents are well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds and wooden ceiling fans.   There is a fire place pit with comfortable seats where guests relax especially after a safari as they share stories ,it  also provides warmth during chill weather .tents are in different sizes with singles bed  with individuals, doubles beds for couples / twins,  and family rooming options with different costs ranging from 250$ per night and above. The rate  keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season.

Ruaha river lodge offers more services and facilities which include;

WIFI hotspot available  in the rooms that will keep you connected and  also enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

 A restaurant  in the main building with the view of the park serving  different cuisines  both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered include Continental breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and welcoming staff, you can have meals in any place of your choice either veranda overlooking the great river or in the dining areas. Bush breakfast is also served while enjoying morning sunrises and bush dinners while overlooking the stars in the sky.

A-well stocked bar with variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic   overlooking the spectacular view of the river, park, and surrounding area.

Services; plunge pool for you to cool off  the hot afternoon,  Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry  and house- keeping services available , 24 hour desk

Activities to do while at the lodge include; game viewing in the park and around the lodge that will give you a chance to see more wildlife roaming along the river, Guided nature walks ,birding/ birdwatching in the park and many more activities.

Ruaha national park is  the second largest national park in Tanzania after Nyerere national park  found in the south of the central  mid- point of Tanzania  and west of Iringa Town .

Asanja Ruaha camp
Asanja Ruaha camp

The park was established in 1964 and  It covers the total area of 20,226 square kilometers (7,809 ) square miles  The Park is  most visited and has  different categories of accommodations that include  Budget, Mid- range/ moderate  and Luxury/expensive accommodations that are convenient and affordable to  any travellers, tourists  visiting the park.  Ruaha national park has a variety of wildlife that includes; large herds of elephants, 10 percent of lions, Zebras , Buffaloes , cheetahs , Giraffes , antelopes , hyenas, Hippos  and many more  and over 570 species of birds  that includes ; endemic species, migratory species with  ostriches, starling , weaver birds, Kingfishers, hornbills etc.  There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge  which include; , game drive in the park which enables  you to spot  wide range  and different animals in the park ,Guide nature walks in the park,  Hot air balloon rides that gives good view of the Savannah  plains at 450$ per person , hand craft safaris, Camping ,Flying safaris, walking night Tanzania safaris, cultural visits in the  local villages, Bird watching/Birding since the park has more species bird ,the watchers can’t be disappointed  to mention but  a few .

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