You can find Akagera National Park in northwest Rwanda, right on the border with Tanzania.
The park features three very different ecosystems: the lakes (Shakani and Ihéma) and swamps along the Akagera River; the classic African savanna with its trademark acacia trees and open-plains big game, reminiscent of more well-known parks in Kenya and Tanzania; and breathtaking montane landscapes.
Lake Nakuru National Park, established in 1961, is renowned for its millions of flamingos. With 188 sq km of protected land, it has a manageable terrain accessible by car, dotted with over 550 plant species, and prominent hills like Enasoit, Honeymoon, and lion hill ridge. However, a previous fire and 2011 floods have altered the park's ecosystem. The integration of Euphorbia tree species is restoring balance.
Nairobi National Park is a Kenyan national park that covers 117.21 km2 and lays 7km South of Nairobi and this makes it the only park in the world so close to the city. The park was established in 1946, and it is one of the most popular attractions in Nairobi.
Ruaha was desiginated a national park in 1964. The 20,200-square-kilometer park is Tanzania's largest. Ruaha combines Katavi's beautiful environment with the Serengeti and Tarangire's abundant wildlife. As the runway appears, your pilot dodges giraffe and zebra to begin your safari in East Africa's largest national park. The park protects endangered wild dogs.
Tsavo East National Park opened in 1948 and is one of the oldest. it is 13,747 square Kilometers and habours the big five of Kenya including Lion, Rhino, Leopard,Buffalo and Elephant. The Tsavo river that it is named after coverage with the Athi river in the Park to form the Galana River.
Volcanoes National Park was established as the first National Park in Africa in 1925 and is just 160 km2 in size, however, it is significant for the preservation of Mountain Gorillas and served as the site for primatologist Diana Fossey's study.