GUIDE ON RUAHA RIVER LODGE IN TANZANIA
Ruaha River Lodge occupies a prime site for an active-adventure safari vacations in Africa, beside the Great Ruaha River with stunning views over the rock-tumbled river bed and surrounding miombo woodland as well as rocky tors and the distant Ruaha Escarpment. It is owned by the Fox family who are dedicated to the conservation of Ruaha and eager to share their knowledge and love of the area. If you must choose only one off-beat park to visit on your AfricanMecca tour in Tanzania, the little known Ruaha National Park but the largest in Tanzania offers spectacular, constantly changing scenery and a tremendous concentration of diverse flora and fauna including over 14,000 plant species. It is a bird-watchers’ dream with over 570 avian species and a photographer’s delight with large concentrations of elephant and buffalo, hippo and crocodile, with prides of lions and packs of endangered African painted dogs. In an area slightly larger than Slovenia or Wales, much of which is accessible only with exertion, and therefore largely unspoiled; you will also find such rarities as goat-like Roan and glossy Sable antelope as well as the amazing spiral-horned Greater kudu. From Dar es Salaam, a two hour flight brings you to the nearest airstrip where you will be met and taken on an eye-opening trip through Ruaha to the lodge. En-route, the diverse landscape holds troops of baboons, extended elephant families, solitary giraffes, herds of buffalo, groups of zebra, roaring lions, wild pigs with tails down and cute warthogs running with tails erect like aerial pennants.
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RUAHA RIVER LODGE ACCOMMODATION
There are 28 stone-built thatched bandas which blend into their riverside surroundings, commanding a delightful panorama of unmatched wilderness each with a large verandah and a bathroom.
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SAFARI & TOUR AT RUAHA RIVER LODGE
Walking safaris with armed rangers familiarize you with the sounds and smells of wilderness: the dung and spoor that tell wildlife presence, as well as the cameo images that make for memories.
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DINING & CUISINE AT RUAHA RIVER LODGE
Food prepared at the lodge is healthy and appetizing, supplied from the family’s highland farm, are prepared in international flavors and served in the restaurant or provided as picnic meal.
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Jambo Raza, It was a wonderful experience in Tanzania. Rogers, our guide was superb; knowledgeable, helpful and very friendly. We were treated very well by all your ground team and everything ran smoothly. I enjoyed it all.
Alan Winner, Minnesota, United States
Ruaha was everything we had hoped it would be. We couldn't imagine a trip there without visiting Ngorongoro Crater and a combination of Ruaha and Selous. Our thanks to the AfricanMecca team and Raza for a most exceptional trip!
Warren & Sharon Hanselman - California, United States
Loretta and I had a great time on our honeymoon. Simiton, your safari guide in Tanzania was awesome! He was very professional, very accommodating and very knowledgeable. We are already talking about our next trip to Africa!
Loretta and Danny Haag - California, United States
First off, we had the most amazing time ever and wanted to thank you very much. Tanzania proved without a doubt to meet all of our expectations. Every detail was thought of on our trip by AfricanMecca and were are all flawless.
Marcy Burton & Ryan Kerr - Ontario, Canada
I booked my safari holiday through AfricanMecca. They were the most helpful company I have ever dealt with and I work within the travel industry. I had the most amazing time. The holiday went as clockwork with no hitches anywhere.
Shelley Roberts - Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
We wanted to thank you for the great amount of care you put into helping us with our travel planning for Africa. We were very much in your hands. Many thanks again, Raza for all your care, attention, advice and professionalism.
Lorraine Beach and Marilyn Jolly - Marrickville, Australia
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SAFARI TRIP IDEA FOR RUAHA RIVER LODGE IN RUAHA TANZANIA
When staying at Ruaha River Lodge in Ruaha, we recommend combining your safari with a visit to Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Selous and Ngorongoro. You may optionally extend out to Western Tanzania, and experience the off-beat wilderness areas of Katavi, Mahale or Gombe ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar.READ MORE
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