Ruaha River Lodge

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ruaha National Park

In which a Maasai warrior walks us to dinner

A travel blog entry by ckjones8


Today we left Zanzibar on the smallest plane Lily had ever been on. Our flight was full with 12 passengers and one pilot. Lily and Cliff saw whales outside their window as we flew towards the mainland. Really it was more of an air taxi as we made three intermediary stops and dwindled to six passengers before we arrived at Ruaha. We did a short …

Jeep safari

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

Highlights today were hyena pups and watching lions stalk impala.

Zebra Down on the Mwagusi

A travel blog entry by leomcyr


... arrived on the Mwagusi from the far side of the river. We see an extraordinary number of eagles and buzzards on both sides of the river, and, a small herd of elephant digging for water in the river bed.

We drive down the Mwagusi and find Grumpy and two young females lounging on the dry river bed. I’ve heard him enough at night that he seems like an old friend but this is the first time we have seen him in the flesh. We watch these regal beasts for a ...

Finding Water on the Great Ruaha

A travel blog entry by leomcyr


... saved one of their goslings. Today, he waddles along behind his mom and dad but his siblings are gone…all five of them.

We are unable to find the dead leopard on the far side of the Mwagusi so we cross back over the dry river bed. There we find him in the small sand dunes along the bank. The male leopard is a young adult. Marc examines the body and confirms the leopard has been suffocated by lion. We can visualize what happened. We had seen ...

Ruaha National Park (2nd largest park in Africa)

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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... Exceptionally shy elephants. They shied away as soon as we were noticed by them. Mostly young elephants. Either that, or just a small type of elephant. At one point we drove past a mother and baby – she got so spooked that she trumpeted loudly twice and made sure that we knew we were in her space. The so called “guide” nearly shat in his pants.

The Baobab’s are mostly in flower. A wonderful picture in ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in Ruaha National Park, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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