Ruaha National Park named after Ruaha River is the largest national park of Tanzania after Serengeti comprising usangu game reserve area in southern circuit. Nestled between Iringa and Mbeya region it covers area of approximately 20,000sq km. Ruaha is most famous for largest number of elephants, great kudu and other wildlife species.
Great Ruaha River with other small rivers found in the park as jongomero, mzombe and mwagusi support wildlife existence especially during dry season. Large herds of elephants gathered along the river searching fresh water during dry period accompanied with other herbivores.
Other attractions of Ruaha park includes, baobab trees, miombo woodland vegetation, african wild dog, crocs, hippos, lion, roan, cheetah, leopard, sable and birds. The park is accessible all time of the year.