Lake Ihema In Akagera National Park : Among the many wonders that can be seen in Akagera national park, lake ihema should not miss out on your travellers bucket list if you’re looking to have a rewarding wildlife safari in Rwanda choosing to visit the lake as your main attraction will give you the most rewarding safari experience. located in the eastern part of Rwanda in Kayonza district, the lake is easily accessible when you make your way to Akagera national park which is famous for the big five animals in Rwanda. It is the third largest lake in Rwanda which is another reason why you should visit it while on your Akagera national park safari. The lake has a variety of bio diversity that can be seen while you make your way to it including a number of herbivores that seen while you take part in the different activities along the lake.
A number of travellers that are interested in visiting Akagera national park will get the chance to participate in the different activities on lake ihema too have an amazing time in the park and among the activities that you should not miss out on include;
The boat cruise on lake ihema. Travellers can either participate in the morning boat cruise or the afternoon boat cruise which will help you observe a number of attractions in the wild for a rewarding safari experience. during the boat cruise you will watch a number of water birds in the wild as they catch their prey.
Among the different bird species that can be seen include; African Darter, African Wattled Lapwing, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Common Squacco Heron, Crowned Lap wing, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Great Egret as they catch the fish which is quite fascinating to watch. You will also get the opportunity to watch the endangered shoe bill stork which is one of the most sought after bird species in Akagera national park for travellers interested in birding in Rwanda.
You will also get the opportunity to participate in birding which will give you a chance to watch over 50 bird species. Birding along lake ihema is best done as you participate in the boat cruise on the lake. Among the other bird species that can be seen include; Red-billed Teal, Paradise Flycatcher, African Hobby African Spoonbill, Black Kite, African Fish Eagle, Pygmy Kingfisher, White-browed Coucal, Grey-capped Warbler Spur-winged Geese, Little Grebe, Common Moorhen, Hadada Ibis, White-faced Whistling Duck Black Crake, Hottentot Teal Black Egret, Cater Egret, and Black-headed Heron and many other attractions in Rwanda.
Other activities that you can participate in in Akagera national park include;
The hot air balloon safaris which will give you an amazing flight in the park which will give you the most rewarding aerial views of the park’s attractions from an aerial view to make your experience quite memorable.
Travellers can also participate in the game drives Akagera national park and get to track the big five animals in Rwanda for an amazing safari experience or get to watch the herbivores as they catch their first bite for the day during the morning game drives and during the nocturnal game drives, you will get to watch how the species especially the carnivores catch their prey in the wild which is quite intense to watch but worthy of all the time spent.
Travellers can also participate in the walk the line safari if they are interested in watching the conservation efforts of the park management but also get the opportunity to watch a number of rewarding views in the park like the different hills and many other rewarding attractions in the wild and many other rewarding attractions.