This is on of the most protected areas in Rwanda. Akagera National Park is situated in the Eastern province of Rwanda along the boarder with Tanzania just about 2-3 hour’s drive from Kigali city. The park is named for the Kagera River which flows along its eastern boundary feeding into several lakes the largest of which is Lake Ihema. Akagera Park covers an area of 1,200km2 with highlands providing spectacular views over the expanse of lakes and swamps. And Akagera has its fair share of mountainous terrain with large protected wetlands which rewards you on your Rwanda Safari Holiday.
The Akagera national park is considered as one of the National Parks with abundant wildlife to mention some include giraffe, leopard, hyena, bush buck, antelopes, elephants, hippos and crocodiles can be seen in the Lake plus also various species of birds that feed on and around the lake.
Akagera National park is a home to various species of wildlife game viewing will be one of the activities enjoyed by visitors some of the animals to watch include giraffe, zebra, hyena, leopards, lion, elephants, bush buck, and various species of antelopes and birds, hippos and crocodiles can also be seen during the boat trip at Ihema.
Many of the birds can be seen during the boat trip on Lake Akagera over 524 species of birds live in the park and they live in the savannah grassland of Akagera National Park. Birders are in position to encounter the papyrus