Ruaha National Park, Iringa

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Iconic undulating landscape dotted with wildlife defines Ruaha National Park, one of the largest parks in Africa. Open grasslands covering 45,000 sq km (17,000 sq mi) with 20,226 sq km (7,809 sq mi) of wetlands support about 10,000 roaming elephants and 571 bird species, including hornbills, kingfishers, and sunbirds as well as migrating white storks. Take a safari to see lions, leopards, giraffes, hippos, cheetahs, African wild dogs, monitor lizards, Cape buffalos, and sable antelope in their natural habitat along Ruaha River Gorge, a former German colonial game reserve. Many natural springs and rivers attract large herbivores and predators which hunt them. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Iringa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • I highly recommend Tanzania Horizon Safaris, I have been on safaris with other companies, which have also been wonderful experiences, but I rate Tanzania Horizon Safaris as the best of the companies.....  more »
  • We had an amazing 2 days in Ruaha National Park. It was the rainy season (it was SO green), but we mostly avoided the rain, except for the second afternoon. Game is not massively plentiful, but what.....  more »
  • Go with Sam. You will get the best. Good park but the road from Iringa to Ryaha is terrible. Use safariguides car, dont your own.  more »
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  • A true definition of being in the Wild for the Adventurous.
  • Good road. Clear informations. A few picnic sites with toilets. 3 public campsites. Family cottage. Perfect national park for self drivers!
  • Wonderful views . Excellent food. And I guide was superb period
  • The true undiscovered wilderness of africa
  • The place is amazing, lots of animals especially the big cats, you cant miss lions on your visit
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