Akagera

LOCATION

Eastern Rwanda

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Game drives, Boat safari, Walks

WHAT YOU'LL SEE

Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos

overview

Akagera National Park, located in eastern Rwanda, spans an impressive area and showcases a diverse range of wildlife. The park is a haven for various antelope species, including impalas, elands, and topis. It is also home to zebras, crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, and a variety of primate species such as olive baboons and vervet monkeys. With over 350 bird species, including the rare shoebill stork, Akagera is a bird lover's paradise.

One of the park's highlights is the walking safari, allowing visitors to explore the park on foot under the guidance of a knowledgeable ranger. This immersive experience provides an up-close encounter with the wildlife and an opportunity to appreciate the park's intricate ecosystem, from diverse plant species to vibrant butterflies. Akagera also offers a range of other activities, including boat safaris, horseback riding, and exhilarating game drives. A boat safari on Lake Ihema provides the chance to observe hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species in their natural habitat. Meanwhile, the horseback riding safari offers a unique perspective to explore the park's landscapes and witness zebras and antelopes grazing peacefully in the grasslands. Akagera National Park promises an unforgettable adventure for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers alike.

SUGGESTED LODGES

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Ruzizi Tented Lodge
Magashi Camp
Akagera Game Lodge
Akagera Rhino Lodge
Karenge Bush Camp

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