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Things to do in Gatsibo

Best attractions to visit in Gatsibo

1. Akagera National Park - Gatsibo

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is located in the north east side of Rwanda and borders Tanzania. Named after the Akagera River that is located on its eastern most border, it is connected to a large number of lakes along with the largest, Lake Ihema. The park also boasts verdant hills and the Brachystegia Woodland and boasts scattered grasslands along with swampy lakes that are home to wildlife tourists flock to see on a yearly basis. This, along with the meandering and sparkling Akagera watercourse make the park one of the most popular tourist destinations for families and couples alike. The park covers over 1,120 km per square inch of Rwanda’s eastern border and is considered to be one of the country’s oldest natural parks. The north side comprises of the savannah and low lying grasslands similar to the scenery a traditional safari explores. The west features rolling hills and vast valleys that are typical to the country’s topography and to the east lies a series of sparkling lakes, swamps and marches that make up Africa’s largest wetlands. These offer a variety of habitats to a diverse wildlife and some of the loveliest scenery in Africa.

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