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Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is a 3-star lodge situated on the slopes of Ideremle Mountain, 100km from Iringa on the Iringa – Ruaha main road and 5km from Tungamalenga village, near the boundary of Ruaha National Park.
The lodge is a mere 15 km from the gate of Ruaha National Park which has some of Tanzania’s richest concentrations of animal, bird, and plant life. The nearest airport is Kuro Airstrip is approximately 416.7 km away.
Ruaha National park has a variety of wildlife that includes; large herds of elephants, 10 percent of lions, Zebras, Buffaloes, Cheetahs, Giraffes, antelopes, hyenas, Hippos, and many more, and over 570 species of birds that include; endemic species, migratory species with ostriches, starling, weaver birds, Kingfishers, hornbills, etc.
The lodge offers 27 cottages (standard cottages, family cottages, group cottages & luxury Utulivu Mbunguni cottages) for solo travelers, couples, families, and groups. Facilities include an open-plan reception area, dining room, and Free Wi-Fi.
The lodge has a restaurant, bar and large terrace from where enjoy the spectacular African sunrise and sunset. A restaurant with a view of the park serving different cuisines both international and African- inspired meals that meet guests’ choice.
Meals offered include Continental breakfast, picnic lunch, and dinner in the main building served by well-trained, friendly, and welcoming staff, you can have meals in any place of your choice either veranda overlooking the river or in the dining areas. Bush breakfast is also offered while enjoying morning sunrises and bush dinners while overlooking the stars in the sky.
A well stocked bar with a variety of refreshments both alcoholic and nonalcoholic overlooking the spectacular view of the park and surrounding area. The viewing deck is the perfect venue to enjoy a sundowner while observing the spectacular panoramic views. Giraffes, elephants, baboons, and kudus can often be seen from the deck.
Activities available from Ruaha Hilltop Lodge include; village visits, bird watching, walking safaris, Hot Air Balloon Safaris, Game Drives, Flying safaris, walking night safaris, cultural visits in the local villages, and bird watching/ birding.
Ruaha Hilltop Lodge Tanzania Accommodation Rates
Ruaha Hilltop Lodge Tanzania Accommodation Rates Per Night Include;
Full Board Accommodation plus Value Added Tax
|Dates To||Single Room
1st Jan 2023
|31st Dec 2023||125 US Dollars||
190 US Dollars
* Children aged 1-4 years are welcome for free
* Children aged 12 years and above pay the full adult rate
* Children aged 5-11 years are welcome at half adult rate
Transfers and Game Drives
* Iringa Transfers and back 250 US Dollars per car of 5 people
* Full-Day game drive is 300 US Dollars per car excluding Park Fees
* Half-Day game drive is 250 US Dollars per car excluding Park Fees
* Airstrip Pick Up + Game 180 (Ruaha National Park) excluding Park Fees
* Airstrip Transfers (Ruaha National Park) 150 US Dollars per car excluding Park Fees