Akagera National park: Boat cruise & Game drives
Day 1: Arrival at the lodge
It’s named for after Akagera River that flows along the eastern boundary and feeds
into a labyrinth of lakes. Rolling hills of Acacia bush with panoramic views across
scattered grassland, patches of thick forest and mosaic of swamp -fringed lakes
along the meandering Akagera watercourse contribute to this park’s almost
unrivalled diversity and scenic beauty. Our driver will pick you from place of residence at 2pm for a drive to the park overnight at Rhino lodge.
Journey time: 2hrs: 30 minutes
Day 2: Boat Cruise and Full Game drive
After breakfast you’ll head for park registration and boat trip and later continue with a full game drive from southern to the northern part of the park. The full day game drive offers you more opportunities to spot a variety of wild animals that you might have missed yesterday such as elephants, buffalos, lions, Masai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, oribi, Butchel’s zebra, topi, bush baby, leopard and bushbuck coupled with large concentration of bird life; over 525 species identified and Camping in the Northern part of the park.
Day 3: Morning Game Drive
Wake up for an early game drive at 5am in search of early risers like Hyena. Have breakfast at Kilala plains at 9am, continue with a short game drive and later return to Kigali for overnight stay.
Journey time: 3hours from the Northern gate to Kigali
Transport on 4WD Safari ideal for photography.
Tents and meals
All park entrance fees to include government taxes.
Service of an English-speaking professional driver/guide.
All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.