This two days safari trip to Akagera includes wildlife game drives, boat safari on Lake Ihema and birding. A safari in Akagera rewards with sightings of animals such as Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Antelopes, leopards, hyenas, and the recently re-introduced lions and rhinos. Lake Ihema has got one of the largest concentrations of hippos in East Africa and it’s also a sight to behold and there are also many crocodiles that you will find along the shores of the lake.
Day 1: Kigali-Akagera National Park
After an early morning breakfast, our driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel, be driven to Akagera National Park. The journey to Akagera national park takes about 2.5 hours depending on the stopovers along the way. At arrival, game drive and check in at your accommodation. In the afternoon, boat ride on Lake Ihema, expect to view various aquatic wildlife species like hippos and crocodiles and many species of birds. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Morning game drive and return to Kigali
Have an early breakfast and drive deeper towards the north of the park for another game drive. This area has the biggest concentration of wildlife in Akagera so expect to see so many animals and beautiful scenery! After four to six hours, return to the lodge for breakfast and relax till lunch. Check out by 2.30pm and leave for Kigali. Drop off at either a hotel or airport for departure flight.