Flycatcher Ruaha Camp is a mid – range accommodation found in southern Tanzania, 125 km west of Iiringa, in the remote areas of Ruaha national park along the great running Ruaha river. The camp is always open from June to October in a perfect location to Ttravellers and tourists for game viewing and watching the setting of the sun in the land of the baobab trees that offers the best experience in the African wilderness. The best way to access  Ruaha national park is by a flight that takes 5-6 hours to the close Ruaha Msembe airstrip from Arusha ,Dar-es salam then an hour drive to be transferred to the camp .

Flycatcher Ruaha camp consists of  6 spacious and comfortable thatched tents  adjacent to the riverbeds  in shades of acacia trees  built in African Traditional style with and  high levels of comfort.  Tents  are well elevated  , decorated  with timber  and furnished with tranquility and en suite private facilities of flushing toilet , hot and cold bucket showers, mosquito nets , sofa chairs and tables , luggage racks,  free bottled water in the rooms , free toiletries had wash basin ,  coffee making facilities ,white curtains to mention but few .

Flycatcher Ruaha Camp
Flycatcher Ruaha Camp

Each tent has a large Veranda out of the front, with a large  Interior sitting areas that give a stunning view of the savannah and movement of animals to the riverbed.   Rooms are well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds with Nordic beddings.  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 200$ per night and above. The room rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season.

Fly catcher Ruaha camp offers more services and facilities which include;

 A dining areas in the main building with the view of the river 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 animals on the riverbed or in the dining areas. Bush breakfasts are 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 drinks, you relax on balcony while siping the sundowner overlooking the spectacular view of the River , savannah plains 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 internet available at the camp to enable guest 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/ bird watching in the park and many more activities.

Flycatcher Ruaha Camp
Flycatcher Ruaha Camp

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 . 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 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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