The Tanzania southern circuit presents a wide range of encounters, from savannah to wetlands, walking safaris to boat experience. The Southern parks epitomize Tanzania in her most perfect form, off the beaten track, away from the crowds of tourists and give the feeling of being all alone. You will discover the plentiful and rare wildlife in a remote area of Africa.
Slap blast in the middle of Tanzania’s second-largest park after Nyerere National park. Few visitors make it to the beautiful attraction due to it being not as accessible as the other national parks, although the scenery and wildlife make the trip worth it.
The park hosts 10% of the world’s lion population and has been a Lion Conservation Unit since 2005. It’s not uncommon to find a pride of more than 20 lions in the park. The leopard stalks the thicker woodland areas, while cheetah can be found scanning the plains for prey. The wild dog is endangered, but Ruaha is home to almost 100 of them. There are healthy populations of hyena and black-backed jackal too.
Elephants are seen in high densities during the dry season when they gather around the dry riverbed to dig for water with their trunks and front feet.