Ruaha River Lodge

Address: Ruaha National Park, Tanzania | 3 star hotel
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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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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Ruaha National Park


    A travel blog entry by amyanddave on Jul 01, 2015

    1 comment, 18 photos

    ... to the pressure to take an at-home malaria test. It proved negative of course, but do be sure to ask him about the bloodletting he had to endure in order to take said test. He's forever scarred. See photo of said scarred finger. In the end, his sickness was none of the glamorous five - malaria, yellow fever, dysentery, cholera or ebola. It was simply plain old tropical who the F knows, needing only 48 hours of bedrest, a plate of fresh mango, mango juice and ...

    Mdonya camp

    A travel blog entry by barbikewley on Jun 02, 2014

    8 comments, 10 photos

    ... out of tap!
    1 st June Mdonya Public campsiteIt was a very noisy night with lions roaring very close, hyaena screaming, and elephants screeching. The lions roared all night. It was wonderful.Each couple went on their own game drive. The scenery is spectacular, Baobabs, combretum, but very dry where we are camping.Midday it was very warm and we spent it lazing in camp, doing our washing or tidying ...

    Zebra Down on the Mwagusi

    A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Oct 24, 2012

    1 comment, 37 photos

    ... 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 on Oct 23, 2012

    28 photos

    ... 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 on Oct 22, 2012

    67 photos

    ... dry time of year. They look like giant Chinese blossom tree paintings.

    Our guide – not only did not know his ass from his elbow – but spoke so softly that when we could hear what he said, it made no sense. Note to self: Do not take just any person as a guide!

    We saw a Trap Door Spider's Nest at one of the pic nick spots. This, thanks to another guide showing it to his guests. He was of great help in terms of where ...