AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK
A National Park, home of wildlife.
The home of wild animals, Akagera National Park is located in the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania, today it is wide of 1,122 square km after its size reduction from 2,500 square km in 1997 only 3 years after Rwanda Genocide in 1994, the name Akagera is raised from the river so called « Akagera » this one flows in the east coast and set a boundary with Tanzania, it keeps flowing toward the north and goes to create the Nile river, founded in 1934, the papyrus swamps, the savannah plains followed with rolling green hills join to make the Akagera National Park the most attraction and scenic wild reserve in Africa.
The Akagera National Park offers you a splendid outlook with the game drive on its multitude of large game species like giraffes, Elephants, many species of antelopes, buffalos, zebra etc…make you stunned! For bird lovers, ANP considered as a real ornithological site, has also a variety of around 450 up to 500 birds species and a large number of them can be found on the wet lands within the park. Other predators’ species were introduced recently in the Park like "Lion, leopard and hyna" and are beginning to multiply for more.
Activities after the game drive.Boat trip and Fishing : The park management organizes a boat trip on Lake Ihema, you will be drifted along the forest-fringed lake edge, hippo and crocodiles are at rendez- vous to be observed, fishing on the off shore of lake Shakani in the deepness of the Park and later prepare your catch on fire while camping.
Birds if you are birds lover, you will be impressed by an immense variety of bird species over 500 species available in ANP, just be ready to release your camera for pictures, « lybius bidentotus , muscicapa boe » as flycatcher and many other species like The rare gems for example the « threatened papyrus gonolek » normally this bird is always restricted to the papyrus swamps.
2 days Akagera safari game drive.
Jambo Africa Tours always recommend the visitors to overnight in the Park to enjoy the full of the Park game. Including the night game drive, then after you can overnight in Akagera National Park game lodge (mid-range) or spend your night in Ruzizi campsite (Luxury)
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Phone: +250 785 730 660
Phone: +250 781 505 108
Rubavu, RWANDA. NDORI's Building Next to 4G Square. Opposite the Mosque
Airport pick up and Drop Available.