Category: Rwanda National Parks

Rwanda National Parks; Rwanda “The land of a Thousand Hills” provides tourists with a spectacular journey of its kind with spectacular sceneries. The land has green rolling landscape of hills, tea plantations and gardens.

It is also a habitat to one third of the world remaining mountain gorillas as well as almost one third of Africa’s bird species. Other attractions include game reserve, volcanoes, graceful dancers, friendly people, artistic crafts and islands on the expansive Lake Kivu.

Below are some Rwanda National Parks and Game reserves

Nyungwe National Park

Nyungwe National Park is Africa’s largest protected mountain rainforest with an area of over 1000 km2. It offers a rare and important habitat for a lot of species, and mainly the primates and birds. Nyungwe has not been fully discovered there are more than 310 bird species, 26 of which are endemic; it is a bird watching destination in Africa. The highest point in the park is Mount Bigugu reaching…

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is situated relatively at a low altitude on the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. Akagera National Park is named after the Akagera River that flows along its eastern boundary and feeds into a labyrinth of lakes of which the largest is Lake Ihema.  The park is more different to the normal cultivated hills that characterize much of Rwanda, it is mainly dominated scenically…

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park is situated in the northwestern Rwanda bordering Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. In French the park is known as; Parc National des Volcans. Located in the far northwest of Rwanda the park is well known as a haven for the mountain gorilla and home to 5 of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Gahinga …