Game drives is the best way to explore a big area of savannah national parks while on safari. They provide the best way to explore the numerous national parks in the custom-made safari vehicles i.e. Safari vans, Land cruisers and the larger coaster buses which are comfortable enough while on safari. In Rwanda, the only savannah park is Akagera national park. The game drives provide opportunities of sighting the different animals, birds and beautiful scenery while in the comfort of the custom made safari cars.
Akagera national park
Akagera National Park is located in eastern Rwanda with beautiful scenery plains and several animal sightings while on game drive. The park hosts the entirety of Lake Ihema within its borders which provides opportunity to take on a boat safari.
The park is home to about 500 bird species and several mammals, and recently is home to the Big 5 – Lions, leopards, Rhinos, Elephants and Cape Buffalo. Animals to look out for include; Giraffes, Elephants, Bushbucks, Hippos, Impalas, Topi’s, Zebras, Buffaloes and many more. The game drives happen in the northern part of the park because of the terrain there but animals are all over the park. The park entrance is in the south and the northern gate used for exit.