How To Get To Akagera National Park : Akagera national park id famous for its big five animals in Rwanda that can be seen when you participate in a number of notable activities in Akagera national park for a memorable safari experience. The park is among the oldest national parks in Africa which was gazette in 1934, the park located on the eastern border of the country with Tanzania and it covers 1,120sqkm. For travellers interested in visiting the park to participate in a number of different activities, there are a number of different ways you can make your way to the park to participate in the activities in order not to miss out on the rewarding safari experience in the wild and in this article here’s all you need you know on how to make your way to the park for a memorable safari experience.
While making your way to the park, you can either use air transport or road transport to access the park premises to participate in a number of activities like the game drives in Akagera national park, the boat cruise on lake Ihema, birding in Akagera national park which will lead you to the endangered shoe bill stork, the hot air balloon safaris in Rwanda and many other rewarding activities in Akagera national park.
The best vehicle to make your trip to Akagera national park is a 4×4 safari vehicle which will give you the most comfortable experience while you during through the trails in the park which can get bumpy along the way butt that shouldn’t stop you for making your way to the park to enjoy the rewarding safari experience in the park. the only entry to Akagera national park is through Kayonza gate in the south close to the park headquarters and Akagera best lodge.
You can also reach the park by using public transport however it’s a bit challenging visiting the park this is because you will have to hire a park 4×4 safri vehicle to participate in the game drives in the park. for public transport users, they will have to take mini buses that either go to Kibungo or Kayonza which will lead you to the junction from there you will have to get a motor bike/ taxi however taxis aee quite hard to get but if you get one it will take you upto the park premises to enjoy your time to the park. The notable routes that you will take by road include driving through Rwamagana and on to Kayonza. When you get to Kayonza, take the right turn at the roundabout and drive Kabarondo town then from there connect to Rwinkwavu which leads you to Akagera national park.
You can also travel to Akagera National Park by using air transport. Akagera Aviation has daily scheduled flight to Akagera national park in the morning and evening. You can book the flight where you will first head to Kigali international airport where you will board your scheduled flight to the park. you can book for a flight through your trusted tour operator and this will take you less than one hour to access the park which will give you more time to participate in a number of different activities.
Some of the different activities that you should not miss out on when you visit the park include the game drives in Akagera national park which will lead you to a number of herbivores from the rhinos grazing in the plains and the elands being chased down by the lions and many other rewarding attractions. You can also participate in the hot air balloon safaris in Akagera national park which will give you access to a number of beautiful views in the park from an aerial view, you can also watch a number of bird species like the endangered shoe bill stork as you participate in birding in Akagera national park.
Let us organize your Rwanda safari to Akagera national park from when you land at Kigali international airport till you finish your wildlife safari in the wild.