Ruaha Hilltop Lodge
Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is built on a hill with a wonderful panoramic breathtaking view which stands on the slopes of Ideremle Mountain. Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is a centre for many activities to choose from. Be it a visit to the nearby local tribes to get acquainted with their cultural or a game viewing trip to the Ruaha national park, a walking safari that gives you an adrenalin rush every time you hear a sound nearby or mountain hiking to the Idemerie volcanic caves can arrange an excursion as per your requirement. Not only that, should you want to have a visit to the nearby Iringa Town or the beautiful Mufindi Highlands, its very possible so long as you get ready.
Activities at the lodge:Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is ideal for many exciting activities; Exploring local Hehe tribal villages and culture (bicycles available) , Tours of Iringa (a German colonial settlement a century ago, Trips to the Ismila Stone Age site, Visit to the Mufindi tea plantations, Visit to lake Nyasa,Game drive into Ruaha National Park, Bird watching, Visits from groups who offer information on different aspects of local life and culture, Visits to Masai bomas to watch displays of traditional dancing, Walking safaris inside the park, Mountain hiking to the lderemle volcanic caves. However, the lodge game drives are done in Jeeps as well as tours of Iringa.
The lodge facilities include: the luxury self contained comfortable private, cottages, balcony with a beautiful view, water is heated by solar power, the reception, dining room and bar are all under one roof, with a gallery to enjoy the spectacular African sunrise and sunset (Giraffes, elephants and baboons and kudus can sometimes be glimpsed not far way), Curio Shop, experienced chefs provide both continental and Tanzanian cuisine, using fresh products from the local area. The bar is well stocked and we also serve fresh juice and bake our own bread.
The lodge location: This lodge is found near the Ruaha National park in just 110km from Iringa, 5km from Tungamalenga village and near the boundary of Ruaha National Park. Ruaha has one of Tanzania’s richest concentrations of animals, birds and plant life. We recommend you to choose the Ruaha Hilltop Lodge for quality and affordable accommodation and adventures.
This is a great lodge and I would recommend it to anyone visiting Ruaha national park