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Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Kizigo Game Reserve and Muhesi Game Reserve

Kizigo Game Reserve was gazetted in 1982 and covers an area of 4000 km2. It is situated in Manyoni Singida Region. The reserve is contiguous to Muhesi Game Reserve and is part of Great Ruaha ecosystem. It is characterized by unique Itigi Thickets.


The reserve is covered by Miombo woodland, interspersed with open plains, rocky outcrops, scattered water holes, springs and riverine valleys. 
Animals mainly found in this area are Eland, roan, lion, leopard, Liechtenstein hartebeest, greater kudu and sable. 
The area is accessible by roads using Four wheel  cars and chartered light aircraft from Arusha and Dar es Salaam.

Muhesi Game Reserve

Muhesi Game Reserve was gazetted in 1994 and covers an area of 2000 km2. It is situated in Manyoni Singida Region. The reserve is contiguous to Kizigo Game Reserve and is part of Great Ruaha ecosystem

The reserve is covered by Miombo woodland, interspersed with open plains, rocky outcrops, scattered water holes, springs and riverine valleys. 
Animals mainly found in this area are Eland, Roan, Lion, Leopard, Liechtenstein Hartebeest, Greater kudu and Sable. The area is accessible by roads using Four wheel cars and chartered light aircraft from Arusha and Dar es Salaam.

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