This 2 days Akagera national park wildlife safari will offer you the ultimate game drives experience in Akagera national park. The Akagera national park is the only Savannah park where we can have game drives in the custom made vehicles in Rwanda. The park hosts a number of big mammals with the most sought after being Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, Elephants, and Hippos, which will provide for great photographic moments.
The park has in the recent past made great strides in conservation by engaging the community through community tours. With re-introduction of Lions you have numbers of the Big five increasing by the day.
Itinerary for the 2 day Akagera National Park Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera national park from Kigali
We leave for Akagera national park in the morning after your breakfast. The journey to the park is about 2.5 hours depending on the stopovers along the way. On arrival at the park, we shall proceed to our accommodation after a short game drive and check in. We order lunch and later take a boat trip on Lake Ihema watch Hippos and crocodiles in the water or by the shores.
Journey time – 2,5 hours
Meal plan – Lunch & Dinner
- Up market – Ruzizi tented camp
- Mid-range – Akagera game lodge
- Budget – Akagera game lodge
Day 2: Game drive in Akagera national park
We arise early and leave right after breakfast for a game drive in Akagera national park. We will be searching for the big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species, and recently the re-introduced Lions. The park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a birders haven with over 500 species in the park. The game drive will last about 5 hours depending on your interests before we start journey back to Kigali with lunch en route.
Meal plan – Breakfast & Lunch
- Ground transport per 4WD
- Bottled water
- Full board accommodation – 1 night
- Park entrance fees
- Game drive
- Boat trip
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Tips to porters and driver/ guide
What to bring
- Sun hut
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