Lake Ihema is among the most rewarding water sources in Rwanda that you should visit while you make your way to visit Rwanda to take part in a number of Rwanda safaris that will make your activity quite memorable. Lake Ihema is the second largest fresh water lake in Rwanda that you should not miss out on visiting when you make your way to the memorable experience.
The lake is located in southern part of Akagera national park, a park famous for the big five animals that can be tracked when you participate in the game drives in Rwanda. the lake is the biggest in the park which covers 90 square kilometres and among the different water sources that can be seen in the park like Akagera river, lake Shakani and many other rewarding water sources in the park.
The lake is surrounded by large seasonal swamps that can be seen when you make your way to the park that a habitat to a number of a number of rewarding attractions that can be seen when you visit a number of rewarding attractions like the bird species like; African Darter, African Wattled Lapwing, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Common Squacco Heron, Crowned Lap wing, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Great Egret, White-breasted Cormorants, Pied Kingfishers, Osprey, Double-tooth Barbet, Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Familiar Chat, Brown-throated Wattle-eye and Spot-flanked Barbet and many other rewarding attractions in the wild as you participate in birding on lake Ihema. There are a number of other animal species that can be seen along the shores quenching their thirst like the elephants, the rhinos and many other rewarding attractions in the park to make your experience quite memorable.
The boat cruise on lake Ihema will give you the chance to watch the sunset as you enjoy the cool breeze while participating in the activity. While taking part in the boat cruise, you will get to watch the different animal species interact in the wild in the evening as they catch their last bite for the day before they head to their hiding spots away from the carnivores like the hyenas, leopards and many others as they can also be seen catching their prey in the wild and many other rewarding attractions for an amazing safari experience.
Interesting about Akagera national park is the fact that aside from Lake Ihema, there are a number of other attractions that can be seen when you participate in the different activities in Akagera national park like;
Game drives in Akagera national park which will give you access to a number of wild life species like the big five animals that you will get to track like the elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, leopards and the lions that can be seen during the morning game drives in Akagera national park and the evening game drive in Akagera national park. You will also get to participate in the night game drives in Akagera national park which will give you another look at the park as the sun sets in the park that will give you another view about the park as you get to watch the herbivores in their hiding spots where they can be seen during their overnight stays. The carnivores in the wild can be seen hunting which is quite thrilling and memorable.
Participate in Rhino tracking in Akagera national park and the chance to observe the behaviour of the rhinos in the wild on foot which is quite memorable. Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will get an up-close look at the rhinos in the wild as they participate in the different activities in the wild. You can also participate in the walk the line safari in Akagera national park and get to watch the conservation efforts of the park team that has ensured sustainable tourism in the park.
You can also participate in birding in Akagera national park this is because the park is one of the best spots for birding in Akagera national park which will give you access to the different bird species including the endangered shoebill stork with its unique features that can be seen during the activity. Other bird species that can be seen include the White-breasted Cormorants, Pied Kingfishers, Osprey, Double-tooth Barbet, Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Familiar Chat, Brown-throated Wattle-eye and Spot-flanked Barbet, Carruthers’s cisticola, white-winged scrub-warbler, slender-billed starling, baglafecht weaver, yellow-browed citril, papyrus canary, thick-billed seedeater and many other rewarding attractions when you visit Rwanda on Rwanda wildlife Safari.