Akagera National Park was founded in 1934 by the Belgian government, which at the time occupied Rwanda. The park was 2,500 km 2 (970 sq mi) large and was known for its biodiversity. Akagera used to have a large population of African wild dogs.
Visit Akagera national park home of the most convenient add on to gorilla trekking, for the Big Five animals/ wildlife tours in Rwanda. Akagera park is 2hrs drive from kigali and thus can be visited in one day.