DAGAA SAFARI CAMP – RUAHA NATIONAL PARK
Dagaa Safari camp is a mid –range accommodation lying within 32 miles from Gulosilo Forest Reserve found in Iringa close to the game rich Ruaha national park just 24 miles , Tanzania region. The property is 100 minutes’ drive from Sao hill industries. The best way to travel to Ruaha national park from ARUSHA CITY is a 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 to thrill while on Tanzania Safaris Tours.
Dagaa safari camp consists of 16 spacious and comfortable permanent rooms offering single beds for individuals, double or twin beds and family rooming options with the view of the park built in African Traditional style with natural materials. Rooms are well elevated , decorated and furnished with tranquility and en suite private facilities of flushing toilet , bathroom with hot and cold showers, mosquito nets , wooden chairs and tables , free bottled water in the rooms , free toiletries had wash basin to mention but few . Each Room has a large Veranda, terraces, with large Interior sitting areas that give a stunning view of the park and wildlife roaming around the camp. Rooms 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 .Rooms are in different sizes with singles bed as mentioned above with different costs ranging from 150$ per night and above. The room rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season
Dagaa safari camp offers more services and facilities that include;
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 parkor in the dining areas. Bush breakfast is also offered 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 park and surrounding area.
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house- keeping services available, 24 hour desk
WIFI hotspot available in the rooms that will keep you connected and also enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends
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.
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 Tanzania safaris, walking night 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.