Mwagusi safari lodge is a 3-star mid- range accommodation situated on the banks’ of Tanzanias’ seasonal Mwagusi sand River in the southern circuit of Tanzania Ruaha national park. The camp is found in remote wilderness overlooking the beautiful riverbeds and Vast open plains. It takes approximately 5-6 hours flight from  Arusha Town to the Close Msembe airstrip since its far by road transport to Ruaha national park over 942km and flying is the best way to the park . It takes about 45 minutes’ drive from the airstrip to the Camp and 120km (3 hours’ drive) from Iringa town.

Mwagusi safari camp consists of 13 spacious and comfortable tented Chalets suitable for family, individual solo travellers and couples with the view of the River and surrounding plains built in African Traditional style with natural materials of grass thatched roofs, local woods.  Tents  are well elevated on a raised platform, decorated  in Ethnic Manner  and furnished with tranquility and en suite private facilities of flushing toilet ,  separate bathroom  with hot and cold showers, mosquito nets , wooden chairs and tables , extinguishers, free bottled water in the rooms  , free toiletries, had wash basin , white curtains to mention but few .  Each Chalet has a large Interior sitting areas and covered  veranda that give a stunning view over the Mwagusi sand River and surrounding areas.   Chalets are well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds and wooden ceiling fans.   There is a camp fire pit with comfortable seats where guests relax especially after a safari as they share stories; it also provides warmth during chill weather. Chalets are in different sizes with singles bed  with individuals, doubles beds for couples / twins,  and family rooming options as mentioned above  with different costs  starting from 200$ per night and above. The room rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low seas

Mwagusi safari lodge
Mwagusi safari lodge

Mwagusi safari camp offers more services and facilities which include;

 A dining area in the main building with the stunning view of the park serving different cuisines both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered includes 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 and the park  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 variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic overlooking the spectacular view of the park and surrounding area. You relax while sipping the sundowners as you listen to the Africa’s sound of nature.

Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house- keeping services available, 24 hour desk

 WIFI hotspot available in the rooms that will keep you connected and also enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the lodge include; game viewing in the park and around the lodge that will give you a chance to see more wildlife roaming along the river, Guided nature walks ,birding/ bird watching in the park and many more activities.

Ruaha national park is  the second largest national park in Tanzania after Nyerere national park  found in the south of the central  mid- point of Tanzania  and west of Iringa Town .

Mwagusi safari lodge
Mwagusi safari lodge

The park was established in 1964 and  It covers the total area of 20,226 square kilometers (7,809 ) square miles  The Park is  most visited and has  different categories of accommodations that include  Budget, Mid- range/ moderate  and Luxury/expensive accommodations that are convenient and affordable to  any travellers, tourists  visiting the park.  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 includes ; endemic species, migratory species with  ostriches, starling , weaver birds, Kingfishers, hornbills etc.  There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge  which include; , game drive in the park which enables  you to spot  wide range  and different animals in the park , Guide nature walks in the park,  Hot air balloon rides that gives good view of the Savannah  plains at 450$ per person , hand craft safaris, Camping ,Flying safaris, walking night safaris, cultural visits in the  local villages, Bird watching/Birding since the park has more species bird ,the watchers can’t be disappointed , to mention but a few.

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