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2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari Overview

Want to experience the best of wildlife game drives in Rwanda, Book this 2 days Akagera Wildlife Safari itinerary to Rwanda’s only Savannah park where you will be rewarded with exhilarating magical experiences with the big five animals and several other wildlife game species in Rwanda. This particular wildlife safari highlights the major tour activities being the game drive experience, bird watching, Lake Ihema boat trip where you get the ultimate chance of watching the huge crocodiles, hippos and prolific birdlife at the lake shores. Akagera park is home to Rwanda’s big five mammals and several other wildlife species including the Rhinos, Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, Elephants, Kobs, antelopes, impalas, Hippos,  and so much more which will give you the best photographic safari moments.

Highlights of the 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

  • Arrive at Kigali airport, meet-up with your tour guide from Visit and Tour Rwanda
  • Short Game Drive & Lake Ihema Boat Ride
  • Akagera Game Drives & WIldlife Safari


Your 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari will begin as you immediately pop into the city of Kigali with a scheduled pickup at the airport by our waiting driver-guide. After a briefing about your tour itinerary and arrangement of the activities, you will embark on the 2,5 hours journey to Akagera national park, Rwanda’s only wildlife national park managed by African park. You will reach in time for lunch after which have an afternoon game drive wth beautiful views of wildlife like lions, roan antelopes, giraffes, elephants, buffaloes, reedbuck and so much more.

Accommodation Options: Up Market : Ruzizi Tented Camp, Mid – range : Akagera Game Lodge, Meal plan : Lunch and Dinner


Today, wake up to a sumptuous breakfast at the lodge and after head on for an exciting boat trip on Lake Ihema. The boat ride will reward with beautiful views of aquatic mammals such as the muddy hippos, huge crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants etc. After the boat trip, you will go for a game drive safari cruising through the park in a safari vehicle as you exit the park using the northern gate. Enjoy your scenic journey driving back to Kigali city. You may opt to go for an additional tour experience of Kigali city visiting the genocide memorial site in Kigali, local markets and crafts centers. Otherwise, our driver-guide will drop you off at the airport/hotel/residence to bring to an end your 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari. Meal plan – Breakfast & Lunch.

2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari– 2019

Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6
@person – Akagera Game Lodge $1000 $600 $500 $450 $400 $390
@person – Ruzizi tented camp $1100 $700 $600 $580 $550 $450

What’s included in 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

  • Ground transportation in 4WD Safari Vehicle
  • Bottled Drinking water
  • Full board accommodation – 1 night
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive
  • Boat trip
  • Service of a professional English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

What’s not Included in 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

  • Airfares
  • Rwanda Tourist Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guide/porters
  • Telephone fees
  • Insurance

What to Bring for Your 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

  • Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part
  • A torch is essential for safety purposes
  • A Zoom lens Camera for photographs
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
How to Obtain a Rwanda Visa

Acquiring your Rwanda visa just got much easier as the Rwandan government established a new visa regime starting January 2018. Presently, all travelers access visa on arrival at Kigali international airport. Also, remember to carry other travel documents such as passports and medical certificates

Other Akagera National Park Tours to Consider

1 days Akagera National Park tour

10 Days Best of Rwanda Wildlife Safari

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