Ruaha National Park is the second largest National Park in Tanzania. The Park is named after great river Ruaha from a Hehe word ‘Luhava’ meaning a great river. The Park roads are accessible throughout the year and it can be accessed by road and Air. It is only 625 kms from Dar Es Salaam by road and 130 kms drive from Iringa.
The Park is inhabited by more than 571 bird species, 1,650 flora species, and different animals such as Elephants, Lions, Leopard, Cheetah, Jackals, Elands, Kudu, Impala, Sable, Roan antelopes, Giraffes and Zebras.
The great river is a home of reptiles such as crocodiles and number of snakes (venomous and non-venomous).