Wildlife: This vast wilderness is rich in wildlife and contains a wild variety that includes greater and lesser Kudu, roan and Sable antelope, huge herds of elephant, over 8000 resident elephants remain the largest population of any national park in East Africa. Sly Kudu's also there are Lion, Leopard, jackal, hyena, hippo, crocodiles and packs of wild dog-rare elsewhere.
Access: The Ruaha National Park lays 112 Kms from Iringa, and is accessible by roads up to 10 hours via Mikumi or Arusha via Dodoma. Access is to one of the airstrips close to the park Headquarters at Msembe, charter flights are from Dar-es-salaam, Mikumi, Iringa and Arusha.
To do: Day walking safaris or hiking safaris through untouched bush with a ranger and 4-wheel drive safaris; stone age rains at Isimilia, near Iringa, 120Kms (about 75 miles) away.