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2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari


Akagera National park is located in Eastern part of Rwanda bordering Tanzania. It occupies an area of 122km2 and it was established in the year of 1934. This is the only Savanah park in Rwanda that harbours several wildlife species such as zebras, waterbucks, giraffes, lions, kobs, hippos and the newly introduced lions and black rhinos from South Africa, even it’s also a home for many bird species because of its Savanah, woodland and swamp habitats.


  • Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park for Boat cruise
  • Day 2: Game Drive & Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park for Boat cruise

Our company driver/guide will pick you from your hotel in Kigali, that is after your breakfast and he will drive you to Akagera National Park in Eastern Rwanda, which takes about 2hours to 3 hours to reach in the park. Upon arrival at the park you will do en-route game drive as you are proceeding to the lodge, check into the lodge for lunch break and some rest for some few minutes. After the delicious lunch you will go for afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema and be able to see the school of Hippos, crocodiles, elephants, waterbucks in the water, some drinking water because of the hot climate of Africa, mean while others like the hippos can be swimming in the water. You will also see a variety of bird species by the lake shores.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Accommodation plan.

  • Ruzizi Tented Lodge (luxury)
  • Akagera Game Lodge (mid rang)

Day 2: Game Drive & Departure

Arise early enough and have cup of African coffee, after breakfast, head for morning game drive were you will encounter different mammal which include herds of African elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and several Antelope species to mention the few. You will also have high chances of seeing the recently re-introduced lions and Rhinos during your game drive in Akagera national park.

Return to the lodge, check-out of the lodge with packed lunch. Have another brief game drive as you are driving out of the park to Kigali. Upon arrival at Kigali city, our company guide will either drop you to the hotel or Kigali international airport depending on your program.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

End of 2 days safari to Akagera National Park


  • Park entrance fee
  • 4WD safari vehicle
  • Transport to and from
  • Accommodation full board for one night
  • Services of an English speaking guide/driver
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise
  • All mentioned activities per itinerary.


  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Laundry
  • Extra accommodation
  • Tips to guide/driver
  • Telephone fee
  • Alcoholic drinks

What to bring on 2 days safari

  • Travel passport
  • Travel insurance
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
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