Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is a stunning National Park located north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. Named after Akagera River that flow along eastern boundary, the area covered by forest fringed lakes, papyrus swamps, savannah plains and rolling highlands which makes Akagera the most scenic reserve in Africa with exceptional levels of biodiversity and one of the largest protected wetland in central Africa.

Akagera endowed by varieties of game species includes restricted species to papyrus swamps such as sitatunga and shoebill Stork. Other wildlife includes leopard, side striped jackal, hyena, elephant, buffalo, topi, zebra, waterbuck, roan antelope, eland, duiker, oribi, bohor reedbuck, klipspringer, bushbuck, impala, olive baboons, vervet monkey, blue monkey, bush babies and nearly 500 bird species.