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Akagera National Park, Byumba

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Take a dynamic safari in Akagera National Park, a diverse wildlife conservation area featuring savannahs, mountains, and swamps. With the mighty Kagera River, several lakes, and adjacent papyrus swamps, the park ranks as the largest protected wetlands in central Africa. Bird-watching in the savannah reveals lilac-breasted rollers, grey hornbills, and crested barbets, while shoebill storks and fish eagles live in the swamps. Elephants, lions, and 12 species of antelope make frequent appearances during jeep safaris. Arrange a separate boat trip for Lake Ihema, the largest lake in the park and home to giant hippos and crocodiles. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Akagera National Park and many more Byumba attractions: make an itinerary online using Klarna Trips Byumba online journey planner.
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  • we were hosted by Sibo, from LEGENDARY TOURS RWANDA for this great day trip to Akagera NP. Our host was so knowledgeable of all the many creatures were encountered. The park has so many features... 
    we were hosted by Sibo, from LEGENDARY TOURS RWANDA for this great day trip to Akagera NP. Our host was so knowledgeable of all the many creatures were encountered. The park has so many features...  more »
  • I have been on multiple safaris in South Africa, but this was my first outside of there. It was an incredibly beautiful park. Even if there were no animals, the park would definitely have been... 
    I have been on multiple safaris in South Africa, but this was my first outside of there. It was an incredibly beautiful park. Even if there were no animals, the park would definitely have been...  more »
  • Akagera was my first time safari experience and I wasn't disappointed. Over 3/4 days we saw lions, zebra, hippo, rhinos, leopards, elephant, giraffe and much more - all of the big 5 were ticked off... 
    Akagera was my first time safari experience and I wasn't disappointed. Over 3/4 days we saw lions, zebra, hippo, rhinos, leopards, elephant, giraffe and much more - all of the big 5 were ticked off...  more »

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