The name of the park is derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows along its South-Eastern margin and is the focus for the exceptional game-viewing.
Ruaha’s landscape ranges from river systems, natural springs, wetlands and kopjes to mountains and undulating hills that form a grand habitat for wildlife. The park is a habitat for endangered wild dogs as well as lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, elands, impala, bat eared foxes and Jackals.
The park is one of the Tanzania birds’ paradise with more than 571 species known to be migrants from within and outside Africa.
Seasons: The short rainfall season begins November to February, while the long rain season is between March and April. The park experiences its dry season between June and October.