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3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

Safari Activities in Akagera National Park

Safari Activities in Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park Activities

The park has a lot to offer to all visitors that come on a safari while in Rwanda, and all it has to offer gives the visitors the greatest lifetime unforgettable experience. As an example,

 

Boat cruises

Boat cruises are available on the river Akagera, which runs through the park, as well as on Lake Ihema and other lakes within the park. A boat excursion will allow you to see many bird species such as the African kingfisher, grey crowned crane, uncommon shoe bill stork, and papyrus Gonolek, among others. The boat ride will also allow you to see the diverse animal population that congregates on the banks of the Akagera River and lakes during the dry season to drink water and bathe, including elephants, impalas, zebras, African buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, among others. The boat cruise excursion provides an exceptional experience that will remember you of your visit to Rwanda, the nation of a thousand hills. The boats run on a set timetable, but there is an option for a private boat cruise journey at any time that is convenient for you.

 

Wildlife game viewing

Wildlife game viewing is available in Akagera National Park, which includes the African big five wildlife animals such as lions, black rhinos, leopards, elephants, and African buffaloes, as well as other wildlife animals such as hippos, zebra, impalas, crocodiles, bushbucks, and wild dogs, among others.

Bird viewing experience, Akagera national park is a birder’s dream with over 480 bird species present in the park, which may be seen throughout the park’s rivers and lakes, marsh sections, and savannah vegetation. The park’s bird species include the grey crowned crane, the uncommon shoe bill stock squacco herons, papyrus Gonolek, huge kingfisher, palm-nut vulture, Senegal lapwings, African wattled plover, and woodland kingfisher, among others. Although birds may be spotted on a game drive or by boat in Akagera, you can also take a nature walk around the park, which allows you to get up close and personal with various species.

Spot fishing excursion is one of the fascinating activities done along the shores of Lake Shakani and may be arranged privately in advance in the park for adequate preparation. While it is a catch-and-release activity, spot fishing will allow you to catch the largest fish from the pure waters of Lake Shakani.

Community visit or walk, travelers can optionally try to “ take a community walks within the nearby communities of Akagera national park so that you can interact with the local community, its people, as well as their authentic cultures and behavioral patterns of life such as traditional cattle milking and keeping the milk in calabashes is so interesting to witness when you visit the local communities.