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Akagera National Park is a picturesque wildlife reserve located in eastern Rwanda, along the country's border with Tanzania. Covering an area of approximately 1,122 square kilometers, it's named after the Akagera River that flows through the park.The park boasts diverse landscapes, including rolling hills, savannahs, wetlands, and a complex network of lakes and papyrus swamps. 

This varied terrain provides habitats for a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos, and various bird species.Once heavily affected by poaching and human encroachment, Akagera National Park has undergone significant restoration efforts, including species reintroduction programs and enhanced security measures. These initiatives have contributed to the revival of the park's biodiversity and wildlife populations.

Visitors to Akagera can enjoy guided game drives, boat safaris, and nature walks, offering opportunities to witness the park's rich wildlife, stunning scenery, and conservation success stories. Akagera National Park stands as a testament to Rwanda's commitment to conservation and ecotourism, attracting visitors seeking a unique safari experience in the heart of East Africa.