Today early morning we leave Kigali at about 5am for a day trip to Akagera national park, which is about 2 hours away from Kigali. Akagera national park is majorly a Savannah park with Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, and recently introduced Lions. We shall take a game drive in search of these mammals.
Akagera National Park
Day 1 – Drive to Akagera National Park
Akagera national park is located in Eastern Rwanda on the border with Tanzania. African parks is currently managing this park and has done a great job with the conservation. In the past there were lots of conflict between people and the park but this was solved by fencing off part of the park and the introduction of community tours where visitors are encouraged to visit the communities and benefit accordingly. Akagera national park is a the only Savannah park in Rwanda and is home to several mammal species including Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Kobs, Zebras, Bushbucks, Waterbucks and most recently Black Rhinos have been introduces from South Africa, making Akagera national park officially a big 5 park like it was many years ago. It is also home to numerous bird species in the several habitats which include woodland, swamps, lakes and Savannah.
- Main Destination: Akagera National Park
- Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
- Meals & Drinks:
- Meals at own expense
- Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Rates Per Person
|Solo 1 room||2 people 1 room||3 people 2 rooms||4 people 2 rooms||5 people 3 rooms||6 people 3 rooms|
|Jan 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020||$500||$450||$400||$350||$200||$200|
|Jan 1, 2021 – Dec 31, 2021||$500||$450||$400||$350||$200||$200|