Ruaha tourist camp is a budget accommodation found in  Ruaha national park , Right at the edge of the great Ruaha River down the hill from Msembe village Tanzania region.  The camp is nestled 22km from Ruaha national park , perfect location for Tanzania safari adventures to tourists who want to explore the park with its beautiful views and a prolific diversity of  wildlife.  The best way to travel to Ruaha national park from ARUSHA CITY is a flight that takes 5-6 hours to the close airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge.  It’s very far by road taking about 941 km .

Ruaha Tourist camp consists of  7 spacious and comfortable bandas  overlooking the beautiful wilderness reflecting traditional building styles with en suite private facilities of flushing toilet , hot and cold showers, mosquito nets , hard wood floor, wooden chairs and tables , extinguishers, free bottled water in the rooms , free toiletries ,white curtains to mention but few . Each banda has terraces out of the front, with large sitting areas that give a stunning view of the surrounding environment.   Each banda is well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds with clean beddings .Bandas are in different sizes with singles bed  with individuals, doubles beds for couples / twins, and family rooming options 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.

Ruaha tourists camp offers more services and facilities which include;

 A restaurant in the main building serving different cuisines both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered include buffet 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 beautiful gardens 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 bar and shared lounge with variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, you relax and take any drink of your choice overlooking the spectacular view of the 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 lodge 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 since its close  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 , hiing and historical visits to Kalenga and many more activities.

Ruaha tourist camp
Ruaha tourist 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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