Akagera National park is one amazing spot to visit; it’s a famous destination for bird watching. It’s located in the eastern part of Rwanda. The beauty of the park is seen by the surrounding papyrus swamps, open grassland as well as the white Egrets Savanna. The Acacia savanna is a home to various scattered African birds for example the Miombo Wren-warbler, Tabora Cisticola, White-Black-COLLARED Barbet, Headed Black Chat and the Bennett’s woodpecker.Akagera is one ideal place where you will find rare birds that are not found anywhere in Africa. Be well assured to see the uncommon Ring-necked Francolin. The greatly localized acacia expertise Red-faced Barbet can easily be seen around the vicinity of Akagera Game Lodge along with the unusual Souza’s shrike.
What’s more interesting to look for are the Sooty Chat, White-winged Black Tit, Brown Parrot in addition to the Barefaced Go-away Bird. Africa’s most wanted birds are the huge and strange shoebill; the papyrus swamp is a home to many. Other birds that are spotted in the papyrus swamp include the beautiful Papyrus Gonolek, the mysterious White-winged Warbler, Carruther’s Cisticola and the Swamp Flycatcher. As you access the water’s boundary, search for the localized Brown-chested Lapwing and the gorgeous, broadly dispersed Long-toed Lapwing.
Akagera National Park is positioned on the boundary with Tanzania. It’s one unique game reserve in Africa, where one may drive for long hours without coming across another vehicle or probably not knowing the exact wildlife you will experience along the way. As you enjoy a ride in the park, you will be pleased by the beautiful scenery of the area that includes lakes that trail the winding Akagera River Course.
Must see animals in the park include Elphants, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes and many others. As you visit Lake Ihema, you will get an opportunity to see large concentrations of hippos thrashing the water and crocodiles basking in the sun. There are animals that are rarely seen such as Rhinos, Leopard and Lions. When in the park, take note of the important activities that you must engage into: camping, bird watching boat rides. Sightseeing and wildlife viewing. Akagera Game Lodge is the best accommodation to take up for your tour in the game; you will feel the true wilderness of Rwanda.