Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1: Transfer to Akagera national park. Boat cruise along Lake Ihema.
  2. Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer back to Kigali

Top Activities To Do

  1. Wildlife Game Drive
  2. Boat Rides
  3. Bight Game Drives
  4. Kigali City Tours

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera national park. Boat cruise along Lake Ihema.

Upon arrival; you will meet your guide from our company who will transfer you to the park, north-eastern province of Rwanda, approximately 2 and half hours’ drive. On arrival,  embark on a journey to Lake Ihema for a soothing boat cruise with its banks filled with countless populations of both aquatic and terrestrial animal species which include among others the hippos, buffaloes, and the Nile crocodiles plus a wide range of bird species that dwell within the swampy vegetation including the papyrus Gonolex, Shoebill stork and the African fish eagle, while having the opportunity to experience the ambiance of Rwanda’s second largest lake. Retire from dinner and overnight thereafter.

Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer back to Kigali.

The second day will begin with breakfast and after proceed for a morning game drive with the beautiful sun rises clearing exposing the plain rolling savannah landscapes of the park with a short savannah grassland intertwined with woodlands stretching long to the boarder of Tanzania scattered with countless numbers of wild game. The game drive in the morning exposes you to numerous families of elephants, buffaloes, Masaai giraffes, various antelopes like Impala, bushbucks, water bucks among others, the predators including leopards among other wild game that flourish within this natural shelter. A long stretch to the overhanging slopes of Mutumba generates a rewarding experience on your safari in Rwanda. Later, return to the lodge for lunch and proceed to Kigali in the afternoon, drop off at your  hotel and head to the airport to catch up with the departure flight; marking the end of your 2 days Rwanda-Akagera Wildlife Safari.

About Akagera Park

Akagera National Park lies in eastern Rwanda, hugging the border with Tanzania. It’s characterized by woodland, swamps, low mountains and savannah. The varied terrain shelters wildlife including zebras, giraffes, elephants, lions and hundreds of bird species, such as the rare shoebill stork. In the southern part of the park, vast Lake Ihema is home to hippos and crocodiles.

Akagera Park Insights