8. Akagera National Park Full-Day Game Drive Safari
Akagera is the only Park in Africa that you can traverse in one day from south to north with chances to encounter the big 5. Being in a country of Thousand hills, makes it unique. A combination of beautiful landscapes that are marked with open savannah and more than 10 lakes including Ihema, The second largest rift valley lake of Rwanda. It offers magnificent views and encounters. Join us for this life changing experience. It is a good decision to go with our tour guides who are in the park daily. You will be taken to the best spots with beautiful sceneries and mammals’ territories. Along the game driver, you’ll learn about the wildlife and get to know interesting stories about how these beautiful creatures live. Feel free to ask your cool guide anything that arouses your curiosity. Akagera national park is home to Rwanda’s big five mammals, more than 500 birds species and several other wildlife species including the Rhinos, Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, Elephants, antelopes, impalas, Hippos, and so much more which will give you the best photographic safari moments. Itinerary and Packing List You will be picked up from your accommodation early in the morning, and then take on the journey driving to Kayonza district in the Eastern province of Rwanda. The 2.5 hours journey to Akagera national park will reward you with planned en-route stopovers along the route mesmerizing on the beautiful landscaping views of Rwanda’s beautiful nature and scenery. Feel free to ask your driver-guide questions about the wonderful scenery and even request for photographic stopovers along the way. When you arrive at the park, while the guide will be organizing the entrance permit, you will receive briefing about the safari and learn about the park history. Stretch your legs and get ready to embark on the game drive. We shall be expectant to see the big five safari game such as Lions, Rhinos, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Antelopes, leopard, Baboons, among others. Akagera National park is a varied habitat for wildlife species in Rwanda and a birders haven with more than 500 bird species in the park. After the game drive which takes up to 6 hours depending on your schedule, you will have your picnic lunch and then exit the park through the northern gate to start the journey back to Kigali. We will drop you to your chosen destination (Hotel or airport) Note: We use comfortable 4x4 Car to all our tours. The pop up roof safari vehicle starts for the group of more than 2 people.