Kigelia Ruaha

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Offering an authentic wilderness experience, with simple tented accommodation and an excellent standard of game viewing, Kigelia Ruaha is a small camp found in the remote Ruaha National Park. Surrounded by sausage trees the camp naturally blends with the landscape, with the 6 tents sporting traditional safari colour and character. While staying at the camp learn to fully appreciate the natural world; sleeping with the sounds of the bush around you and the chance to learn more about the area on foot.

The tents retain a humble simplicity and feature an en-suite flush toilet and bucket shower, which is filled with hot water on request. The accommodation does not feature running water and lighting is provided by solar power. Tents are airy and lend well to the experience of a stay here, their positioning is ideal for a spot of casual game viewing thanks to the camp's prime located in one of the best wildlife areas in Ruaha.

Large elephant herds and lion are frequently spotted and the park itself is a delight to explore, with a wide variety of species populating the area. The camp holds a great remoteness with few other camps in Ruaha and naturally incredible scenery. Led by knowledgeable guides, walking safaris and game drives in open vehicles are the best way to discover all the area has to offer. In the evenings guests can sit around the camp fire and reminisce over the day's exploits with a sundowner in hand.

How to get to Kigelia Ruaha

Daily flights from Arusha to Msembe airstrip followed by a transfer to camp.

Activities at Kigelia Ruaha

Game drives and walking safaris.

Kigelia Ruaha Photo Gallery

Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Kigelia Ruaha

All Tanzania Itineraries
Lion with cub

Southern Tanzania Luxury Escape Honeymoon

Days
16
Cost Per Person
From $9,760 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Locations
Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park, Stone Town, Pemba Island
Game drive zebra

Epic Tanzania safari

Days
21
Cost Per Person
From $15,790 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Locations
Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park, Mahale Mountains National Park, Katavi National Park
Sand Rivers An evening stroll from Sand Rivers Nomad Tanzania

Southern Tanzania and Zanzibar Beach Escape

Days
16
Cost Per Person
From $6,110 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Locations
Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park, Zanzibar Island