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4 Days of Luxury and Adventure in Ruaha National Park's Untamed Wilderness

From $3,388 per person sharing

4 Days of Luxury and Adventure in Ruaha National Park's Untamed Wilderness

From $3,388 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Embark on a four-day journey of discovery with a flying safari to Ruaha National Park, a less-explored treasure in Tanzania’s vast wilderness. This safari offers an intimate glimpse into one of Africa’s most pristine and untouched landscapes, a true haven for authentic safari experiences.

Spanning over 22,000 km², Ruaha stands as Tanzania’s second-largest national park, celebrated for its diverse ecosystems and the enchanting Great Ruaha River. The park’s rich wildlife, including a notable elephant population and a variety of majestic mammals such as greater and lesser kudus, sable, and roan antelopes, along with endangered species like wild dogs, leopards, cheetahs, and giraffes, awaits your discovery.

Your adventure begins with a flight from Dar es Salaam to Msembe Airstrip, where you will transition to an immersive game drive towards the luxurious Jabali Ridge. This unique journey allows you to experience intimate bush walks and thrilling game drives, bringing you face-to-face with the park’s diverse wildlife. Evenings at Jabali Ridge offer a serene escape under the African sky, perfect for reflecting on the day’s adventures. As your safari concludes, a final scenic drive back to the airstrip offers one last embrace of Ruaha’s stunning landscapes and wildlife, ensuring your journey is filled with unforgettable experiences and lasting memories.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses a luxury lodges.

activity

Activities

Game drives

shared tour

Shared tour

This tour will be shared with other guests in the camp; exclusive private tours can be organised at extra cost.

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam

car

Game drives

Open-sided 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1-3
Ruaha National Park
Jabari Ridge
3
Platinum
Day 4
Ruaha – Flight – Zanzibar/ Dar
No Accommodation

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Journey from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

Begin your extraordinary safari with a morning flight from Dar es Salaam to the Msembe Airstrip in the heart of Ruaha National Park, a hidden gem renowned for its undisturbed wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.

On arrival, you’ll be greeted by a knowledgeable driver-guide who will provide an insightful introduction to this majestic park. En route to Jabali Ridge, a luxurious accommodation known for its exquisite setting in Ruaha, immerse yourself in a game drive, witnessing a diverse array of wildlife against the backdrop of stunning savannahs and baobab-studded landscapes.

Settle into Jabali Ridge, set amidst this natural splendour, then venture out on an afternoon game drive in an open safari vehicle, exploring the park’s rich biodiversity. As dusk falls, return to the comfort of Jabali Ridge for a tranquil evening, enjoying a delicious dinner under the starlit African sky.

Day 1 Journey from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Par (Small)

Day 2 & 3: Immersive Safari Experience in Ruaha National Park

These days are dedicated to exploring Ruaha’s extraordinary wildlife and scenic beauty. Start your mornings with guided bush walks, an intimate way to experience the African bush, its sounds, scents, and textures. You might encounter rare birds, smaller mammals, and even track larger wildlife on foot.

After a delightful breakfast at Jabali Ridge, choose between a full-day game drive, where you can witness large herds of elephants, pride of lions, and perhaps even elusive leopards, or opt for a relaxed lunch at the luxurious accommodation, followed by an afternoon drive. Ruaha is known for its impressive predator sightings and vast elephant population, offering thrilling encounters. Evenings are reserved for relaxation at Jabali Ridge, reflecting on the day’s adventures.

Ruaha National Park. Tanzania

Day 4: Return from Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam

Your final morning in Ruaha begins with a satisfying breakfast at Jabali Ridge before packing up for departure. Take a moment to bid farewell to the stunning vistas and wildlife that have been your companions. The journey to Msembe Airstrip includes a final game drive, offering one last chance to soak in the park’s beauty and perhaps catch sight of any elusive animals you’ve missed. As you board your flight back to Dar es Salaam, carry with you memories of the park’s raw beauty and the thrilling encounters that make Ruaha National Park a truly exceptional safari destination.

Day 4 Return from Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam small

Inclusions:

  • Return flight from Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals – (As specified in the day-by-day section), tea and coffee.
  • Taxes
  • Water in the car
  • Park fees
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brands, spirits and cigars)
  • Basic (limited) laundry services

Exclusions:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Tips – (Tipping guideline US$15+ pp per day)
  • Personal items – (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
6 Jan – 14 March 2024
$ 4,238
$ 3,758
$ 3,668
$ 3,508
$ 3,474
$ 3,312%
1 June – 30 June 2024
$ 4,238
$ 3,758
$ 3,668
$ 3,508
$ 3,474
$ 3,312%
1 July – 31 Oct 2024
$ 6,730
USD 5,338
$ 5,552
$ 5,012%
$ 5,236
$ 4,968
1 Nov – 19 Dec 2024
$ 4,238
$ 3,758
$ 3,668
$ 3,508
$ 3,474
$ 3,312%
20 Dec – 5 Jan 2025
$ 6,730
USD 5,338
$ 5,552
$ 5,012%
$ 5,236
$ 4,968

Tour Overview

Embark on a four-day journey of discovery with a flying safari to Ruaha National Park, a less-explored treasure in Tanzania's vast wilderness. This safari offers an intimate glimpse into one of Africa's most pristine and untouched landscapes, a true haven for authentic safari experiences.

Spanning over 22,000 km², Ruaha stands as Tanzania's second-largest national park, celebrated for its diverse ecosystems and the enchanting Great Ruaha River. The park's rich wildlife, including a notable elephant population and a variety of majestic mammals such as greater and lesser kudus, sable, and roan antelopes, along with endangered species like wild dogs, leopards, cheetahs, and giraffes, awaits your discovery.

Your adventure begins with a flight from Dar es Salaam to Msembe Airstrip, where you will transition to an immersive game drive towards the luxurious Jabali Ridge. This unique journey allows you to experience intimate bush walks and thrilling game drives, bringing you face-to-face with the park's diverse wildlife. Evenings at Jabali Ridge offer a serene escape under the African sky, perfect for reflecting on the day's adventures. As your safari concludes, a final scenic drive back to the airstrip offers one last embrace of Ruaha's stunning landscapes and wildlife, ensuring your journey is filled with unforgettable experiences and lasting memories.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses a luxury lodges.

activity

Activities

Game drives

shared tour

Shared tour

This tour will be shared with other guests in the camp; exclusive private tours can be organised at extra cost.

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam

car

Game drives

Open-sided 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1-3
Ruaha National Park
Jabari Ridge
3
Platinum
Day 4
Ruaha – Flight – Zanzibar/ Dar
No Accommodation
-
-

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Journey from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

Begin your extraordinary safari with a morning flight from Dar es Salaam to the Msembe Airstrip in the heart of Ruaha National Park, a hidden gem renowned for its undisturbed wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.

On arrival, you'll be greeted by a knowledgeable driver-guide who will provide an insightful introduction to this majestic park. En route to Jabali Ridge, a luxurious accommodation known for its exquisite setting in Ruaha, immerse yourself in a game drive, witnessing a diverse array of wildlife against the backdrop of stunning savannahs and baobab-studded landscapes.

Settle into Jabali Ridge, set amidst this natural splendour, then venture out on an afternoon game drive in an open safari vehicle, exploring the park's rich biodiversity. As dusk falls, return to the comfort of Jabali Ridge for a tranquil evening, enjoying a delicious dinner under the starlit African sky.

Day 1 Journey from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Par (Small)

Day 2 & 3: Immersive Safari Experience in Ruaha National Park

These days are dedicated to exploring Ruaha's extraordinary wildlife and scenic beauty. Start your mornings with guided bush walks, an intimate way to experience the African bush, its sounds, scents, and textures. You might encounter rare birds, smaller mammals, and even track larger wildlife on foot.

After a delightful breakfast at Jabali Ridge, choose between a full-day game drive, where you can witness large herds of elephants, pride of lions, and perhaps even elusive leopards, or opt for a relaxed lunch at the luxurious accommodation, followed by an afternoon drive. Ruaha is known for its impressive predator sightings and vast elephant population, offering thrilling encounters. Evenings are reserved for relaxation at Jabali Ridge, reflecting on the day's adventures.

Ruaha National Park. Tanzania

Day 4: Return from Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam

Your final morning in Ruaha begins with a satisfying breakfast at Jabali Ridge before packing up for departure. Take a moment to bid farewell to the stunning vistas and wildlife that have been your companions. The journey to Msembe Airstrip includes a final game drive, offering one last chance to soak in the park's beauty and perhaps catch sight of any elusive animals you've missed. As you board your flight back to Dar es Salaam, carry with you memories of the park's raw beauty and the thrilling encounters that make Ruaha National Park a truly exceptional safari destination.

Day 4 Return from Ruaha National Park to Dar es Salaam small

Inclusions:

  • Return flight from Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Safari vehicle
  • All meals - (As specified in the day-by-day section), tea and coffee.
  • Taxes
  • Water in the car
  • Park fees
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brands, spirits and cigars)
  • Basic (limited) laundry services

Exclusions:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa for entry (bought upon arrival, 50-100 USD pp.)
  • Tips - (Tipping guideline US$15+ pp per day)
  • Personal items - (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
6 Jan – 14 March 2024
$ 4,238
$ 3,758
$ 3,668
$ 3,508
$ 3,474
$ 3,312%
1 June – 30 June 2024
$ 4,238
$ 3,758
$ 3,668
$ 3,508
$ 3,474
$ 3,312%
1 July – 31 Oct 2024
$ 6,730
USD 5,338
$ 5,552
$ 5,012%
$ 5,236
$ 4,968
1 Nov – 19 Dec 2024
$ 4,238
$ 3,758
$ 3,668
$ 3,508
$ 3,474
$ 3,312%
20 Dec – 5 Jan 2025
$ 6,730
USD 5,338
$ 5,552
$ 5,012%
$ 5,236
$ 4,968