Location: Ruaha National Park, Southern Tanzania
Climate: Hot all year, wet in Apr, May, Nov.
Typical Landscape: Doum palms, rivers, rocky outcrops
Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania (and all of East Africa), and is remote and wild. Ruaha National Park covers an area of about 20,226 sq km and is truly located in the middle of Tanzania. The park has an extensive ecosystem which covers Rungwa Game Reserve, Usanga Game Reserve and several other protected areas. The park is famous for its huge herds of elephant, and is also a bird watchers paradise with over 530 species.