This 2 days wildlife trip is an excellent package to Akagera national park, the only savannah park in Rwanda. The tour rewards you with great views of the big five game, boat cruise at lake ihema and a variety of bird species.
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera national park & boat cruise
Day 2: Game drives and Departure
After breakfast at the hotel in Kigali, drive eastwards to Akagera national park a 3 hours drive from Kigali. Reach in the late morning; check in to the lodge and wait for a hot lunch. In the evening transfer to lake Ihema for a boat cruise expecting to see a variety of aquatic animals such as hippos, crocodiles and many birds along the water shores. Dinner and overnight at Akagera game lodge/Ruzizi tented camp.
Wake up early, have breakfast and go for game driving in the open savannahs. This reward you with spectacular view of the big five (elephants, lions, buffalos, rhinos and leopards) in the park along with other animals such as Masai giraffes, warthogs, hippos, impalas, bush bucks, Roan antelopes, elands, Defassa waterbuck, sables and reed back among others. Have lunch at the lodge drive back to Kigali for a connecting flight.