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Two-day Akagera Day & Night Game Drive, Boat Ride Adventure

Akagera National Park


2 days 1 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Within two-days, explore Akagera National Park, the only savannah park in Rwanda. With our local and friendly tour guide, the transport is assured with a comfortable 4X4 with WIFI onboard to keep you connected with your loved ones and the world. Apart from the memorable day game drive, you will also enjoy a night game drive and a boat ride in Ihema lake in the search of crocodiles and hippos. Ihema is the largest lake in the park and the second largest in Rwanda.


  • Overview
  • Depart from Kigali by 07h30 and drive for an estimated three hours and a half to Akagera National Park. Spend the two days enjoying different activities in the park.


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Day 1: Kigali to Akagera, Afternoon boat ride in Ihema lake, Night game drive

Leave Kigali by 07h30. From Kigali, mid-way: Stop-over by Imigongo Art Center and cafe for leg stretching, viewing Imigongo arts, using the wash rooms. You may also opt to buy a cup of coffee or anything else there. Reaching Akagera by 11h30, proceed with registration formalities and head to Akagera Game Lodge for lunch. After lunch, drive through the park to Ihema lake, the largest lake in the park and the second largest in Rwanda. Enjoy the boat ride and explore crocs and hippos. After the boat ride, we will head to Akagera Game Lodge for check in and getting ready for the 17h30 departure for an evening/night game drive in search for nocturnal animals. Have dinner by 21h00, order the next day picnic lunch and stay over for tomorrow full-day game drive.

Day 2: Full-Day Akagera National Park Game Drive

Have your breakfast and check out to be be ready at 07h00 for pick-up by Excellent African Safaris-guide, ready for a full-day game drive. Pick the picnic lunch and spend the whole day as you will explore the majestic Akagera National Park, home to a variety of savannah animals and wildlife. Akagera National Park has a diversity of wildlife including buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras, impalas and many others. After a long time being extinct in Akagera National Park, the black rhinos and lions have recently been restocked. Their sighting is always not guaranteed due to their small number and the hiding character of the black rhino. Enjoy the game drive viewing the natural habitat of different animals, birds and enjoying the view of different lakes and landscape. Finally, exit the park, drive back to Kigali. You will be dropped to your hotel, airport or any other preferred place in Kigali city.

Arrive back in Kigali towards the evening, around 17h30-18h30.

Enjoy Akagera National Park Adventure with Us for unforgettable experience!


  • • All fees: Akagera entry, Boat ride in Ihema lake, Night game drive
  • • Park Ranger Fees
  • • Relevant Government Taxes
  • • Full Board Accommodation (Mantis Akagera Game Lodge, depending on availability at the time of the booking)
  • • Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
  • • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
  • • Airfares
  • • Visa Fees
  • • Personal Insurance
  • • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.

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