Akagera National Park is found in North Eastern Rwanda, at the country’s border with Tanzania. It is dominated by swamps and small lakes that flow into River Kagera. All the different water sources work together to create a piece of spectacular scenery. It is quite a remarkable eco-system. The Park was named after River Kagera.
Akagera national park is home to a big number of wildlife which includes, elephants, buffalos, giraffe, zebras, leopards, hyenas, lions. It inhabits several antelopes like bushbucks, Topis, Oribis, water-buck, roan antelope and duiker, bohor reedbuck, klipspringer, impala and world largest antelope – the Cape eland. You can watch schools of hippos and crocodiles resting in the sun near Lake Ihema.