Ruaha Hilltop Lodge is 100km from Iringa on the Iringa - Ruaha main road and 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. Click here for a listing of birds that can be found around Ruaha Hilltop Lodge.

The lodge stands on the slopes of Ideremle Mountain and the panoramic view is breathtaking. Jeeps are available for game drives as well as tours of Iringa.

Trips can be arranged to Ruaha National Park and other places of interest such as the Isimila Stone age site, the Mufindi tea plantations and Lake Nyasa.

The lodge also helps local people, providing and funding to expand a village school and other activities. We actively support a young single mothers association in Iringa, buying their craft products and helping to market them. We have got our own Curio Shop with some of these items.


The luxury self contained cottages are very comfortable and private, each with its own balcony with a beautiful view. Our water is heated by solar power. We have 24 hours electricity, solar powered as well. WiFi is available at the lodge.

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.

We also have an own Curio Shop. You can find some pictures downwards.

Our 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.