While we are already into the second month of 2023, we'd like to report on Rwanda's Akagera NP 2022 Highlights. A little reflection is a good thing, right?  Ask This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on how to include Akagera National Park on your traveler's Rwanda safari.

Akagera National Park was pleased to report the following "Highlights" of 2022:

  • Akagera had record-breaking tourism revenue in 2022.  
  • The Gishanda Fish Farm project was officially launched just outside Akagera Park next to Lake Gishanda.
  • The security of the park's wildlife and their habitats.
  • Newly recorded species and interesting sightings 
  • Important biodiversity surveys
  • Ruzizi Tented Lodge and Akagera National Park have been recognized by TripAdvisor as  2022 Travelers’ Choice award winners.

The park team made great advances in biodiversity surverys including amphibian and reptile reserach, lion and elephant collaring and rhino darting, giraffe monitoring (in conjunction with the Giraffe Conservation Fund), butterfly monitoring (they logged an incredible 164 species in the park!), waterbird studies and executed a community snake "rewildling" project within the park. 

Additionally, park management visited Malawi on cross-polination and systems training programs, rennovated the Rurama House boat launch jetty, and built a commity library. 

Read on for the full summary of 2022 Highlights from Akagera.