1 Day Akagera National Park

1 Day Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda

Safari Overview: 1 Day Akagera National Park Wildlife tour Rwanda

1 Day Akagera National Park is a one day wildlife tour to Akagera National Park of Rwanda. The park is home to the big five African game and the best spot for a 1 day tour in Rwanda for wildlife viewing in the scenic wilderness. 

Wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park Rwanda

Wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park Rwanda

Rwanda doesn’t have several wildlife parks but Akagera is a major draw card when it comes to wildlife game drives. 

The park has played a major role in boosting the Rwanda tourism industry as far as wildlife is concerned.

This one day safari to Akagera National Park is favorable for tourists who have limited time but want to have a game drive in Rwanda. Very much recommendable for travelers who are already in Kigali. 

From Kigali, it takes about 2 h 30 min to reach the park on the fastest route and about 3 hours via Akagera road. 

Formed of the forest-fringed lakes, rolling plains, papyrus swamps and savannah plains the park is famed as the most scenic in Africa.

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Detailed itinerary of the 1 Day tour to Akagera Park Rwanda

Typical of day tours, this 1 day Akagera National Park trip stars very early in the morning. Your Rwanda tour guide ensures a pick up as early as 5:00 am local time for a transfer to the park.

Eastern rhino in Akagera National Park Rwanda Wildlife viewing

Eastern rhino in Akagera National Park Rwanda Wildlife viewing

The drive lasts about 2 h 30 min before you reach the park.

Arriving at Akagera National Park, you then undertake a game drive in the scenic savannah plains for about 4 hours depending on the animal sightings and interests. 

Some of the animals that can be seen include the big five game which are Buffaloes, Rhinos, Elephants, Lions and Leopards. Other wildlife species include Giraffes, Zebras, hyena, cape bushbuck, Topis, Oribis, roan antelopes, duikers, impala, cape eland and many more.

After the morning game drive, you have lunch and then take a short game drive before driving back to Kigali. Lunch is either at Akagera game lodge or picnic lunch if you did carry packed lunch.

Arriving in the evening, this marks the end of your day tour to Akagera National Park.

End of 1 Day Akagera National Park Tour

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Your Safari Route: One Day Akagera Park Rwanda tour

Safari Inclusions 

  • Transportation by 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Driver guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Meal Plan – Lunch
  • Game drive fees
  • Bottled drinking water

Safari exclusions

  • Any changes to the included activities
  • Tips
  • International visas
  • Insurance

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