Akagera National Park, Wildlife Adventures in Rwanda
Akagera National Park is located in the North Eastern part of Rwanda covering an area of 1,122 km2 (433 sq mi) along the border with Tanzania. The Park was named after the prominent Kagera River which flows along the Eastern Border pouring its waters into Lake Ihema and various candid Lakes. The Park offers remarkable Wildlife Tours to all travelers looking for amazing Wildlife Tours in Rwanda on Holiday. The Park inhabits numerous wildlife animals’ species i.e leopards, lions, civets, serval cats, hyenas, birds as well as the bush babies.
Activities to do in Akagera National Park
Game drives in Akagera National Park are the most prominent Safari activity carried out in the Park and requires you to transfer along the various tracks watching wildlife animals wandering in their habitat. The Wildlife you watch here include; leopards, lions, civets, serval cats, elands, topis, giraffes, monkeys, hyenas, birds as well as the bush babies etc. The Game Drives take a period of 2 to 3 hours depending on the location of the wildlife animals.
Boat cruises are the other safari activity carried in the Park and these are scheduled twice a day i.e in the Morning and Afternoon offering remarkable views at the hippos and crocodiles beneath the waters. You will also see numerous species of birds i.e marabou stork, the African fish eagle, the open billed stork, herons, cormorants, as well as the egrets.
Sports’ Fishing in Akagera National Park is another prominent Safari Activity carried out in the park and this is done along the beautiful Lake Shakani located within the Park. Carry/ hire fishing equipment to use for convenient Sports Fishing adventures.
Bird Watching in Akagera National Park is an exceptional safari adventure to take on in the park due to the 520 bird species that inhabit the Park. The Birds you watch here are the marabou stork, the African fish eagle, the open billed stork, herons, cormorants, as well as the egrets, black headed ganolex, the lilac breasted roller, the heuglin’s roin chat, the ross’s turaco , the created barbet, swamp flycatcher, as well as the red faced barbet.