Things to Do in Akagera National Park (Activities)

The best Things to Do in Akagera National Park (Activities). While visiting the Akagera, you can partake in a wide variety of activities, such as daylong boat trips, game drives, birding, nature walks, and cultural tours. If you plan ahead of time, you can easily arrange all of these things to make the most of your time at Akagera National Park.

Things to Do in Akagera National Park

Things to Do in Akagera National Park

Cultural tours outside the Akagera National Park

Visitors to the community on the opposite side of the wall’s power grid will find the friendly inhabitants there both amusing and informative about their way of life. Meeting and mingling with locals, sampling traditional fare, milking cows, singing and dancing, and other fun activities are all possible under the watchful eye of a tour guide. The cultural excursion to the rural area will take roughly three hours.

A Boat trip in Akagera National Park

In addition to the wildlife that calls Akagera National Park home, visitors can also enjoy boating on the park’s many lakes, which also serve as important bird-breeding grounds. Ihema Lake is a popular spot for boat tours and home to a wide variety of aquatic wildlife including hippos, crocodiles, and fish. Morning and evening boat cruises are available for around 180 US dollars per trip (the exact price may vary slightly by season) and accommodate a maximum of 11 passengers.

Camping in Akagera National Park

Camping is a popular pastime in Akagera National Park because of the park’s relatively flat terrain, which makes setting up camp a breeze. Akagera National Park is home to three major camping areas where visitors can pitch a tent for the night: Mutumba, Shakani, and Muyumbu. Tourists can get a view of the various ecosystems and fauna in the Park thanks to these, which can be located throughout the park. Camping tents can be rented at the park’s front desk at any time, and whichever campground you end up choosing will also supply you with firewood to keep you toasty at night.

Birding in Akagera

Most of the birds in Akagera National Park are native to the Albertine region, while the park also attracts a variety of migratory species. There are over 450 distinct types of birds in Akagera National Park, and they all have different breeding grounds that you should be aware of.

The double toothed barbet, The great shoebill stock, The arnot turaco, The Meyer’s parrot, The red faced barbet, The long tailed Cisticola, The open bill stork, The African darter, The marsh flycatcher, The African Jacana and many more others.

Game drives in the Akagera

Most visitors to Akagera National Park look forward to going on a game drive so that they may observe the park’s abundant wildlife and the breathtaking scenery. The finest way to see the park and experience Africa is on an all-day game drive with a knowledgeable guide. Tourists can also go on night drives, during which they might see bush infants, hyenas, owls, leopards, nightjars, and genets, among other nocturnal wildlife. You will be able to witness a variety of creatures, such as:

Hippos, Crocodiles, Giraffes, Zebras, Bush pigs, Antelopes of different species that is the situngas, klipspringer and the roan antelopes. Warthogs, Impalas, Reedbuck, Vervet monkeys, baboons, Black masked civet and many more others.

Akagera National Park Safari Packages

1 Day Akagera National Park Safari from Kigali

Only in Akagera National Park can you experience a true Rwandan wildlife safari, as it is the only savannah park in the country. Spend a day exploring the wildlife of Akagera National Park for a typical African safari perspective on Rwanda, the land of “a thousand Hills.” The Savannah and the forests of Akagera National Park provide visitors with a wide range of Rwandan landscapes. You may be lucky enough to see some of the large mammals and breathtaking scenery on your journey.

2 Day Akagera Wildlife Safari Viewing and Game Drives

Indulge in the finest game drives in Akagera National Park with this two-day wildlife safari. The only Savannah park in Rwanda where we can take our specially designed safari vehicles for game drives is at Akagera National Park. The park is home to several large creatures; some of the most popular ones include the lions, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, elephants, and hippos. By involving locals in conservation efforts, the park has achieved significant progress in recent years. The reintroduction of lions has resulted in a daily increase in the Big Five’s population.

3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari

This three-day wildlife safari in Akagera national park will provide you with the best possible opportunity to view animals in its natural habitat. The park is the only Savannah park in Rwanda and is home to many large species, including the country’s most popular subjects for wildlife photographers: lions, buffalo, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and, more recently, rhinos. Two game drives and a boat safari on Lake Ihema are in store for you.

4 Days Akagera National Park Safari

The BIG 5 may be found at Akagera National Park, making it a must-see on any 4 Day Akagera National Park Rwanda Safari. Game viewing at Akagera is an exciting and memorable adventure where you might see zebras, buffaloes, warthogs, lions, leopards, or even rhinos. Lake Ihema boat safaris are still the best way to see wildlife including crocodiles, monitor lizards, and amazing birds up close. Experience true natural immersion by staying at the eco-friendly Karenge bush camp.

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