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Are you interested to take safari in Rwanda, there are several destinations to visit and you can start from Akagera National Park famously known for the African wildlife species like the re – introduced Lions and Rhinos, giraffes, buffaloes, water ad bush bucks and others.

Game Drives

This park is a Savannah grassland and it stretches wide bordering the Tanzania game reserves and a number of wildlife from these corridors do graze in the Akagera National Park. You can spot these animals on open game drives and animals to spot include the lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, warthogs among others. You can take dawn, afternoon and evening game drives.

Boat Ride

Akagera National Park offers the Lake Ihema and from here you can experience the afternoon, evening and sunset boat cruise and on this cruise you can spot wildlife species along the shores of the Lake. Among animals to spot include the hippos, crocodiles, elephants among others and as well as birds.

Birding Experiences

These can be spotted on game drives, boat cruise and nature walks in some of the wetlands that are found in this park. For all birders visiting Rwanda, this is a starting point for your birding tour in Rwanda and among birds to spot include the elusive Shoe bill stork, and is said to found in only in the area and it is also said to be one of the Important Birding Areas.

In addition, Akagera offers birding list including Red-faced Barbet, Bennett’s Wood pecker, Papyrus Gonolek, White-headed, Black and familiar Chats, Carruther’s and Tabora Cisticolas, White-winged and Broad-tailed Warblers and Miombo Wren-Warblers.


Among the accommodations to stay on your visit to Akagera National Park include the Ruzizi Tented Lodge a luxury facility and accommodating all the luxury travelers to this park. It offers nice safari cottages with the nice position in the wilderness.

Akagera Game Lodge is a moderate lodge and suitable to all tourists in this Park and it offers all category of rooming and relatively affordable. Then the Karenge Safari Camp is so flexible following the movement of the wildlife looking for the pasture.

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