AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

This park was gazette from 1934,with Albert first a Belgium King,this park is located from Eastern province of Rwanda,along the international border with Tanzania.Akagera national park covers 1112 square kilometers and contains ecosystems such as:Savannah,mountain and swamps.Akagera river which flows along the park Eastern perimeter and feeds lake Ihema and several small lakes,is named for it.over a third of the park which is the largest protected wetland in Eastern-central Africa is made up of a complex system of lakes and connecting papyrus swamp.
The park now has Africa’s big five.thanks to the reintroduction and release of seven lions from south Africa in july 2015,the first lions in Rwanda in 15 years.
As part of the project aimed reversing the local extinction of the species in Akagera national.African parks described this endeavor as”a ground-breaking conservation initiative for both the park and the country”the Lions population has grown up to +40 from 2015 and is still increasing in number.
From 2017,African parks and Rwanda Development Board reintroduced 18 Eastern black rhinoceroses from south Africa which has been missing for 10 years.the national park now has all the Africa’s big five:leopards,lions,buffaloes,elephants,black rhinoceroses.
Akagera received five more Eastern black rhinoceroses in june 2019 from three separate zoos in three different European nations Dvur kralove zoo in the Czech Republic,Flamingo land in the united Kingdom,and ree park park safaris in Denmark are among the zoos participating.this relocation is the first of its type as nothing like it has ever accured between Europe and Africa after 30hours ride,the two males and three females arrived safely at the park.
These beasts are direct descendents of rhinoceroses imported from Africa during colonial times

TOURISM ACTIVITIES IN AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

Day dame drive and night game drive

Those 2 types of game drives are the most traditional sorts of safaris providing an authentic wildlife experience in Rwanda game parks, including Akagera national park which is same to Africa’s big five park.

BOAT RIDE

Once you need to get a sense of the discretion between wildlife encounters,you can go for a boat trip at Akagera national park which real a special activity and different from the game drives.

BIRDS WATCHING

Akagera national park is a home to a diverse range of birds, including 525 species making it a great destinations for birders.

CAMPING AND OVERNIGHT IN THE PARK

One of the most exquisite lodgings is found in Akagera national park and camping is one of the best ways to connect and get connected with a nature

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