Ruhudji is situated at the top end of the famous Kilombero Valley, Bordered by the Ruhudji river to the north and the Pitu river to the east, giving it 70+ miles of river frontage. It is an hour and forty five minutes flying time from Dar es Salaam and a seven hour drive from the closest regional airport in Iringa.

The accommodation is made up of a thatched mess/dinning area overlooking the Ruhudji River and 3 spacious client tents under the canopy of the riverine forest. All tents have in suit bathrooms and 220 volt electricity. The tranquility of Ruhudji camp with the sound of flowing water and hippos in the background makes it a place where one can really get back in touch with nature.

The terrain is made up of a mixture of riverine forest, flood plains and mature miombo forest. The Kilombero Valley is considered to have the highest buffalo population density in Tanzania. It is also home to a large lion, Leopard and plains game population including the iconic Roosevelt Sable. The rivers produce some exceptional hippo and crocodile trophies every year. As an added bonus the Ruhudji is world famous as one of the best tiger fishing destinations in Africa.

Baboon yellow
Crocodile Nile
Duiker common
Duiker red

Eland Livingstone
Genet cat
Hartebeest Lichtenstein
Hyena spotted

Reedbuck southern
Sable Roosevelt
Serval cat
Waterbuck common
Zebra Burchell’s