Welcome to Ruaha River Lodge is located within Ruaha National Park on the banks of the great Ruaha river, about 120km or 2hours drive from Iringa town, 600km or 10hours drive to Dar es Salaam and about 300km or 5hours drive from Mikumi national park. Built from local stone and thatch the lodge blend well into the surroundings.
Accommodation: Overlooking the great Ruaha river, the lodge comprises of 24 individual stone and thatched rooms, either twin beds or a double bed (additional beds can be added), all with en suite bathroom featuring a shower, toilet and wash basin with solar-heated hot water. The rooms are protected with mosquito gauze on the windows, and a generator provides electricity for lights and battery charging until 11pm each night.
Facilities & services: The restaurant serves a variety of dishes using fresh organic produce from the lodge’s highland farm. Drinks are served around a campfire on the river bank, or high up in the elevated bar with spectacular views over the river. Activities include walking safaris accompanied by an armed ranger during dry season (May-November), game drives, and fly-camping in dome tents with a separate toilet and bucket shower.