Getting to Akagera National Park From Kigali (& Vice Versa)

Getting to Akagera National Park From Kigali. How to Get to Akagera National Park – by Car & Flights: Map. The Akagera National Park is conveniently located close to the country’s primary entry point, the Kigali International Airport (110 km). Beginning your trip to Akagera National Park at Kigali International Airport, you’ll want to equip your vehicle with four-wheel drive because the gravel roads leading to and within the park are not simple to navigate.

If you are traveling by car from the airport, turn left about 100 meters after leaving the terminal and head towards Rwamagana. Rwamagana is the first town you’ll pass through on your way to Kayonza, where you’ll encounter a roundabout. After the roundabout, keep going straight until you reach a gas station on your left; take that and keep going straight for at least 15 kilometers till you reach a marram road. After 15 kilometers, you’ll reach a crossroads where a sign for Akagera National Park may be found on the left. You can ignore the signpost and reach the national park in just 13 kilometers by continuing on your route.

The trip to Akagera National Park from Kigali International Airport will take about two hours and a half, and though the road there may be tough, it will be well worth it.

How to Get to Akagera National Park – by Car & Flights: Map

Akagera National Park Safari Packages

1 Day Akagera National Park Safari from Kigali

Only in Akagera National Park can you experience a true Rwandan wildlife safari, as it is the only savannah park in the country. Spend a day exploring the wildlife of Akagera National Park for a typical African safari perspective on Rwanda, the land of “a thousand Hills.” The Savannah and the forests of Akagera National Park provide visitors with a wide range of Rwandan landscapes. You may be lucky enough to see some of the large mammals and breathtaking scenery on your journey.

2 Day Akagera Wildlife Safari Viewing and Game Drives

Indulge in the finest game drives in Akagera National Park with this two-day wildlife safari. The only Savannah park in Rwanda where we can take our specially designed safari vehicles for game drives is at Akagera National Park. The park is home to several large creatures; some of the most popular ones include the lions, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, elephants, and hippos. By involving locals in conservation efforts, the park has achieved significant progress in recent years. The reintroduction of lions has resulted in a daily increase in the Big Five’s population.

3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari

This three-day wildlife safari in Akagera national park will provide you with the best possible opportunity to view animals in its natural habitat. The park is the only Savannah park in Rwanda and is home to many large species, including the country’s most popular subjects for wildlife photographers: lions, buffalo, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and, more recently, rhinos. Two game drives and a boat safari on Lake Ihema are in store for you.

4 Days Akagera National Park Safari

The BIG 5 may be found at Akagera National Park, making it a must-see on any 4 Day Akagera National Park Rwanda Safari. Game viewing at Akagera is an exciting and memorable adventure where you might see zebras, buffaloes, warthogs, lions, leopards, or even rhinos. Lake Ihema boat safaris are still the best way to see wildlife including crocodiles, monitor lizards, and amazing birds up close. Experience true natural immersion by staying at the eco-friendly Karenge bush camp.

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