Mutumba Hills In Akagera National Park

Visitors on a safari holiday in Mutumba hills can have an overnight stay at Mutumba campsites

Mutumba Hills In Akagera National Park Rwanda

Mutumba hills is strategically located in the northern side of Akagera national park covered with dense vegetation overlooking Gishanju loop that hosts different wildlife species. Lake Gishanju is a home to a number of different aquatic species such as crocodiles, hippos and aquatic birds as well as supporting several terrestrial species.

Hiking Mutumba hill is extremely beautiful as it will refresh your body and make you appreciate the stunning nature of the park. Mutumba hills make up the maximum point of Akagera national park and because of this it’s an area with the best view of Akagera and the surrounding areas.

Mutumba hills is made up of dense vegetation and its always difficult to view wildlife species although some impalas, buffaloes tend to stay around this area. The papyrus swamps of Lake Gishanju and Lake Mihindi make up the most accessible marshy areas in Akagera national park and they are worth visiting as they get you best views at papyrus dwellers. The hippo beach is an exceptional site for you to catch a sight at a large concentration of hippos and its one of the three best view spots selected for visitors to safely get out of their cars.

Apart from hiking Mutumba, a safari in Akagera national park allows visitors to take part in other tourism activities such as game viewing, behind the scenes, boat cruises, birding, helicopter tours and nature walks. Swimming in the lake waters is not allowed since the lake waters are homes of the largest concentration of hippos in east Africa.

Visitors on a safari holiday in Mutumba hills can have an overnight stay at Mutumba campsites which are the most beautiful campsites in Akagera national park. The Mutumba campsites are located on spectacular Mutumba hills giving you great views of Akagera national park. You can as well visit Kagulu hill and learn more about the historical site in Akagera national park. When you visit this site, you will be able to learn and understand the history of the region. The safari will be more memorable if you combine it with gorilla trekking or golden monkey trekking in volcanoes national park Rwanda and track special primates. You can as well take a hike to Dian Fossey grave or mountain hiking Karisimbi or Bisoke.

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