Fact about Rwanda Wildlife Safaris – Rwanda Wildlife Safaris; are quite an exceptional safari destination for travelers who are planning to visit Rwanda on Wildlife Safaris.

Fact about Rwanda; Rwanda is known as the land of a thousand hills, which are habitat for variety of wildlife species that are worth interesting. Although, the most spotted wildlife species in Rwanda are the famous endangered mountain gorillas which can be found in Volcanoes National Park.  The referred activity one can engage in too these unique mountain gorillas – Rwanda Gorilla Trekking /Rwanda Gorilla Safaris / Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda. We see thousands of tourists travel from different races of the world flocking in the country to go engage in the gorilla experience. Besides   doing gorilla trekking experience, you can decide to book for Rwanda Wildlife Safaris with us Achieve Global Safaris.

Volcanoes National Park also home to other kind of primate species such as Golden Monkeys. Golden monkey tracking also sounds one of the top done activities in Volcanoes National Park –Rwanda Safaris. Apart from the golden monkeys and mountain gorillas, a visitor can be able to engage in other activities like birding, game drive, boat cruise, canopy walk, chimpanzee trekking, city tour on the Rwanda Wildlife Safaris /Rwanda Safari.

Nyungwe National Park is the second visited park on Rwanda Safaris, because it harbours a variety of chimpanzee species. Chimpanzee trekking is a famous activity along the Rwanda Wildlife Safari, that many travelers are interest in. The park is also a stunning safari destination; it has hiking trails which visitors can trek the thick forest as they be able to spot different wildlife species in the park. They are interesting trails for birding and primitive viewing. More so, Nyungwe boosts with an impressive canopy walkway which is a suspended bridge measuring 60 meters above the ground.

Rwanda is also blessed with savannah national park ‘’Akagera’’ that harbors wide range of mammal species and aquatic wildlife in the Lakes with in the park. Akagera National Park is home to Big five mammals such as lions, elephants, rhinos, buffaloes and leopards and other animal species like giraffe, zebras, hyenas among many. There is also lots of antelopes including bushbucks, Topis, Oribis, Water-buck, roan antelope and duiker impala and the Cape eland.

Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s biggest national park, covering a total area of about 1122square kilometers. The park was established in 1934, making it one of the oldest game parks on the African continent. It was primary gazette as a national park to protect the biodiversity of plants and animals and also comprises with savannah grasslands, mountain and marshlands.

The park is home to more than 8000 wildlife animals including; lions, the leopard, black eastern rhinoceros, the Cape buffalo, over 100 savannah elephants, antelope, impala, crocodiles, hippos and around 500 bird species.

Activities in Akagera National Park

Game drive in Akagera National Park

The park is an ideal place to go for wildlife viewing in Rwanda, especially seeing the Big 5 animals. Visitors visiting the park can spot variety of wildlife species like Burchell’s zebra, giraffes, antelopes, impala, topi, sitatunga, jackals and hyenas many more.

During night game drive, visitors have a chance to spot nocturnal animals like leopards, lions civets, hyenas, bush babies and serval cats among others.

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Akagera National Park

Boat trip in Akagera

Visitors in Akagera National Park can go for impressive boat trip on Lake Ihema that ranks as the second biggest lake in Rwanda. Visitors can boat cruise in Akagera get the chance to sight see aquatic animals like hippos and crocodiles. There are four sessions; start session of day starts at 7:30am ,9am ,3pm and 4:30pm respectively.

Note; There are non-scheduled boat trips available in the park for visitors who wish to take private boat trips in the lake.

Birdwatching in Akagera National Park

First of all, AKagera is home to variety of bird species with over 500 birds and some of the commonly spotted birds include; Marabou stocks, egrets, crowned cranes, herons, swamp fly catchers, Red-Faced Barbets, rare Shoebill stork among other species to see.

Fishing Activities

The park has got several lakes where fishing can take place, mostly on the Lake Shakani, a popular home to spot variety of fish species like tilapia and catfish. Other activities to engage in while on safari in Akagera National Park include; Hiking and guided nature walks, community cultural experience, walk behind the scene.

Get started now! Planning a visit to Rwanda National Park to enjoy plenty of thrilling activities, and attractions while on Rwanda Wildlife Safaris / Rwanda Safaris.

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