Located in Kagera region, The Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park is found in Karagwe close to the Lake Victoria zone in Kagera Region, North West of Tanzania. The Karagwe region is a land of many spectacles which holds an unparalleled diversity of fauna, flora and many natural folded features.  Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park is as well a beautiful area with great potential for photographic tourism.

The Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park is a new converted park which was established in 2019 and is one of the most important destinations of the Tanzania Safari Tours in western Tanzania. The park boasts of natural forest that honors the beauty it deserves. The park has large groups of assorted wild animals- carnivores, herbivores, Omnivores and birds located in different parts of the park.

The essential core of the Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park is quite a deep valley with a slow twisting river at its base which breaks up into lakes and swamps along the move. The slight slopes of the valley are heavily vegetated by forest and dense bush. The higher slopes of the valley have Acacia tall grass woodlands which are expansive and attractive and are clearly kept relatively open by seasonal fires.

The Best time of your safaris at Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park

The Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park can be accessed by road through various public transport services running from upcountry regions to Karagwe town in Kagera region. The park can be reached by road through buses from Kaisho 18.4km, Kyerwa 26.6km or Kaitambuzi 27.1km. By making a different road route, the park can be accessed from Bukoba to Murongo at a distance of 220 km and or from Chato to Murongo  at a distance of 327 km. There are airports at Chato and Bukoba from which light aircraft can fly to Ithanda Village. The park can also be easily accessed by scheduled flight via Ibanda to Murongo at a distance of 110 Kms. Rumanyika –Karagwe  National Park experiencing two rainy seasons in a year, a short rainy period is from October to November and the wet season is from March to May. The best time to visit a park is at the end of the short rainy season every year.

The best time to visit the park is between June to August because visitors will enjoy Wild flowers and Butterflies.  From December to February is the time for birds’ migration. With these big events you will accept that the Rumanyika Karagwe National Park Safari is the most rewarding tour.

The uniqueness of Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park

In Rumanyika -Karagwe National Park, hunting is the most popular intervention within the Park. People from all over the world come for this amazing Tanzania Safari Tourism activity. Bird viewing is another wonderful activity in the park

The wildlife available in these national parks includes lions, leopards, elephants, hippopotamus, giraffes, buffalos and antelopes, among others. These are the best tourist attractions to provide safari in a great way. The new developments in this region including infrastructural and tourist activities has made this national park a thriving place and a great destination for wildlife lovers. For the bird watching enthusiasts and also those who love exploring new destinations, we highly recommend adding Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park into your Tanzania Safari Tours package to make the best out of it.

Tourism Activities in Rumanyika -Karagwe National Park

The park is gifted to have various places of interest and desires where tourists can visit. Normally for its intrinsic or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical importance, natural or built beauty, offering leisure, adventure and delight, the RumanyikaKaragwe National Park is the best.

Wild Animals

One of the distinct attractions to Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park is that visitors are able to see giraffes, buffalo, impala, waterbuck, leopard, zebra, bushbuck and Baboons moving together and in groups.


The slight slopes of the valley which are heavily vegetated by forest and dense bush make the place a pleasing area for birds’ homes. It is difficult to visit this attractive park and not be impressed by the number and variety of birds you will see. The great cross-section of vegetation types and altitudes help to contribute towards this attraction within the park.


The Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park has massive nice Vegetation to look for and enjoy.

Nice Landscapes

The Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park gifted with a lot of good-looking landscape to enjoy


When visiting Rumanyika National Park, travelers will enjoy various activities in the park such as day and night game drive, Camping, bush meal, bird watching and nice landscapes.