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Ruaha National Park

A Journey Less Taken but Defying Expectations!

Snuggled in the heart of Tanzania, Ruaha National Park stands as a well-kept secret, often overshadowed by more renowned counterparts. This expansive wilderness, spanning over 7,800 square miles, takes the crown as one of East Africa's largest national parks. Named after the life-giving Great Ruaha River, which winds along its southeastern border, the park becomes an oasis during the dry season, drawing wildlife from near and afar. We at Simba Safaris, we urge travelers to visit this hidden gem and benefit from the chance to escape the well-trodden paths.

Simba Safaris – Tanzania – East Africa, has Followed this simple yet successful formula for over Fifty years and it has earned us a reputation as the finest luxury safari operator in East Africa. Despite the challenging global situation, we have no plans to change our “modus operandi” and we plan to enhance it further.


We share the Heart of Tanzania with every Guest and bring its warmth to you – the adventurer!

Firoz Simba
Founder, Simba Safaris

In our hearts beats a deep love for Tanzania, a place we hold in the highest regard. Our mission is to share the warmth and friendly spirit of the Tanzanian communities with every guest who goes on this incredible journey. To achieve this, we've assembled a team of expert hosts, guides, and excursion managers who share our passion for this country. It's our dream and privilege to open its entrances to people from around the world. We eagerly anticipate the day we welcome you to Tanzania, to share the special gift that is this extraordinary land.

Things to do


From exhilarating wildlife encounters. To tranquil moments along the riverbanks. Ruaha invites each and every safari-goer to craft their specialized safari activity journal.

  • Game Drives
  • Walking Safaris
  • Birdwatching
  • Boat Safaris
  • Balloon Safari
  • Cultural Tours
A Touch of Brilliance

Exploring Ngorongoro In Simba’s Way

At Simba Safaris, we redefine the safari experience in Ruaha National Park. We go beyond the usual possibilities to ensure that every moment of the journey is an enchanting exploration.

Ruaha National Park

When To Visit

Ruaha National Park is the usual dry-season park. Visiting during the dry season from June to October is the best choice. These months offer unbeatable game viewing opportunities.That is because, during the dry season, animals usually gather around water sources, giving visitors some of the best wildlife views.

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • Aug
  • Sept
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Green Season
  • Long Rain Season
  • Dry Season
  • Short Rain Season
Ruaha’s Wild Residents

Wildlife In Ruaha

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With A Myriad Of Atraction

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You can reach Ruaha by flying into the park's airstrips from major Tanzanian cities like Dar es Salaam and Ruaha.

Ruaha's vast size, diverse ecosystems, and lower tourist numbers provide a more exclusive and unspoiled safari experience.

The dry season (June to October) is ideal for wildlife viewing. The reason for this is that the bush vegetation thins out and animals gather around different waterholes.

Yes, you can visit local communities and learn about their traditions to add a cultural dimension to a Safari in Ruaha National Park.

Ruaha is home to a wide range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, cheetahs, leopards, and various bird species.

Don’t Take Our Word For It


Tanzania is Calling


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