2 DAYS AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK AND WILD LIFE TOUR
This is the best way to explore the major savannah National Park in Rwanda.
With Rwanda being such a small country most attractions are within 3-4 hours of the capital. In the 2 days Akagera National Park and wild life tour you will be able to visit the eastern province of the country and experiencing the different scenery and landscape of the land of a thousand hills, diverse and remarkable beauty of Rwanda’s nature.
Where you will get to have game drive through the park, spotting most of the animals such as buffalo, giraffe, birds, zebras, types of impala, warthog, elephants, hippos, crocodile and etc
DAY 1: PICK UP FROM YOUR HOTEL TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK
African Expert Safaris representative will meet you at your hotel, where you will be briefed and transfer to the eastern province, in Akagera national park.
Arrivals at the park reception, register for your entrance into the park, and proceed for a short game drive in the southern part of the park. During this game drive, you will get a chance to spot most of the animals such as buffalo, giraffe, zebras, warthog, and types of impala, Baboons, birds, and much more. Late you will proceed to Ruzizi tented lodge, check-in, and refresh. In the evening you will go for a sundowner boat Cruise at Lake Ihema the biggest lake in Akagera National Park where you will see the concentration school of hippos, various birds’ species, Crocodiles, Buffalos, and Elephants on the shores of the lake if you’re in good timing and by chance, you may see Monitor Lizards. Return to your lodge. This is a truly unique experience as often the Hippopotamuses come right up to your tented lodge. It’s ok as your tent is on a platform and the Hippos cannot jump. Dinner and Overnight at Mantis Akagera Game Lodge or Ruzizi Tented Lodge
DAY 2: DAY GAME DRIVE IN AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK NORTHERN AND TRANSFER TO KIGALI
Early in the morning after breakfast, proceed to Northern circuit game drive to search for animals that you may have missed out in the previous game drive, lunch in route. It is not a guarantee that all the animals can be seen during a game drive. This is set at a relatively low altitude on the border of Rwanda and Tanzania in the northern part. Akagera National Park could scarcely be more different in mood to the breezy cultivated hills that characterize much of Rwanda.
Dominated scenically by the labyrinth of swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River, the most remote source of the Nile, this is archetypal Africa’s savannah landscape of tangled acacia woodland interspersed with open grassland. Akagera is, above all, famed for its hosting of big game, end of your game drive, and transfer back to Kigali at your hotel for dinner and Overnight Stay at your own arrangement.