One Day Safari to Akagera National Park

One Day Safari to Akagera National Park

Short Overview

If you're pressed for time or have a long layover in Kigali, the one day trip to Akagera is the perfect way to experience a safari on a short turnaround.

Departing from Kigali at 5am, your day trip will have you in Akagera National Park by 8am for a full day of game drive adventures. See the park's elephants, leopards, buffalo, giraffes, zebras, and their newly reintroduced lions.

You'll depart from the park in the afternoon and return to Kigali in the early evening.

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Why us ?
Unlimited game drives with expert guides
Private 4x4 custom safari vehicles
AMREF air rescue insurance included in each trip

All year round

Jan - March & June - December

Details

Details of One Day Safari to Akagera National Park

You'll depart from Kigali at 5am for the drive to Akagera, arriving at 8am.

You'll then enjoy a day long game drive through the small but remarkably diverse park. Home to a huge variety of wildlife, including four of the Big Five, Akagera is sure to amaze with its landscapes and how much beauty it packs into a small package.

You'll start from the park's southern entrance and make a circuit around the park's lakes, stopping on the highest hills for a nice view of the park. You'll have a picnic lunch within the park before continuing into the northern portion of the park - where the greatest concentration of game can be found.

With more than 8,000 large mammals in the park, you ought to have plenty of opportunities to snap photos before returning to Kigali in the early evening.

Included

  • All meals on the safari. When staying at lodges it will be on full board basis and when budget camping then our accompanying chef will prepare delicious warm meals.
  • All Park entrance fees & taxes.
  • All prices are quoted in US Dollars.
  • Camping equipment if applicable (tents mattresses sleeping bags pillows table and chairs)
  • Flying Doctors rescue insurance for the time of the tour with Shadows of Africa.
  • Game safari to national parks as specified
  • Hotel/lodge/camp accommodation for the duration of the safari.
  • Private 4x4 wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch and sliding windows for 360 degree view of the wildlife surrounding you
  • First aid kit - Every safari vehicle comes standard with a fully stocked first aid kit. Our guides are all trained in providing basic first aid.
  • Spare tires - for any unforeseen issues that may arise on bumpy African outback
  • Charging station - Each car includes a charging station so you can charge your phone, camera battery, or laptop while on the road.
  • WIFI - Our Tanzanian vehicles come standard with WiFi so that you can stay connected while on the road.
  • Tea & Coffee - Every safari departs with a box including coffee and tea that can be enjoyed at any point during your safari.
  • Binoculars - 1 pair per car
  • Professional English speaking safari and tour guide / driver
  • Water and hot drink (coffee and tea) during safari.
  • Wildlife tours according to your itinerary preferences.
  • All game viewing activities specified Safari
  • Excluded

  • Any sightseeing excursions and optional activities other than those specified
  • Entry visas
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions
  • Tips and gratuities to safari crew - recommended: 15-20 USD per day to safari driver
  • 10 – 15 USD per day to safari cook
  • Travel insurance
  • Addons

    Extensions

    Itinerary in Brief


    • DAY 1 - AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK Full day game drive. (L)


     


         

    B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner

    Attractions


    • Full day game drive in Akagera National Park.

    • See four of the Big Five.

    • Start and finish in Kigali.

    • Enjoy a picnic lunch within the park.

    • Ideal day trip from the Rwandan capital.

    Why Book with Shadows of Africa?

    Tailor Made, Private Tours

    Tailor Made, Private Tours

    We specialize in tailor-making your tour to suit your tastes and budget. We can customize everything from routes to accommodation to optional activities.
    Expert Advice

    Expert Advice 24/7

    With offices in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, the USA, Europe, and Australia, you have access to Shadows of Africa personnel 24/7. We’ re with you from the planning stages all the way through to dropping you off at the airport at journey’ s end.
    World Class Guides & Unlimited Game Driving

    World Class Guides & Unlimited Game Driving

    Our drivers are all fluent in English and all have at least a decade of safari experience. Our guides are chosen to be personable and knowledgeable, and with no limit on drive distance – you can game drive from dawn until dusk.
    Specialized Safari Vehicles

    Specialized Safari Vehicles

    Our safari fleet is made up of specially customised 4x4 Toyota Land Cruisers equipped with large windows, pop up roof, phone charging stations, comfortable seats, and a fully stocked supply of water, coffee, and tea.
    Full Financial Protection

    Full Financial Protection

    With offices in the US, Europe, Tanzania, and Australia, you can make payment to whichever is most convenient. We also accept payments via credit card and PayPal.
    Your One Stop African Operator

    Your One Stop African Operator

    We can arrange safaris in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, or Kenya, as well as beach getaways to Zanzibar, the Kenya Coast, or the Seychelles.

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