Ruaha National Park: Rich in Wildlife
The park is rich of plants and animals such as Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) which can not be found in any other national park. The park boasts an almost untouched and unexplored ecosystem, making visitors’ safari experience very unique. The Great Ruaha River as other rivers like Mwagusi, Jongomero and Mzombe save as the life line of the park. During dry season, these rivers become mostly the main source of water for wildlife. There are few natural springs saving the same purpose.
In the pick of dry season, elephants obtain water from dry sand rivers using their front feet and trunks.
The remaining water falls along the Great Ruaha River are also important habitat for hippopotamus, fish and crocodiles.
Things to Do in Ruaha National Park
- Game viewing
- Long and short wilderness walking safari
- Bird watching
- Picnics and meals in the bush