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Akagera National Park

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Full-Day Akagera National Park Safari from Kigali
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1-Day Akagera National Park safari
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“day trip” (26 reviews)
“tented lodge” (15 reviews)
“water buffalo” (15 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew from before that Akagera National Park isn't the best safari if you wanna see the big five but since neither me or my sister had been to safari before we were really happy with our experience. We saw many giraffes, buffaloes, baboons, different...More

Thank josefinairas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Akagera is a truly beautiful park. We saw everything from leopards to bush babies to elephants. Would definitely recommend going on a night safari to see nocturnal animals that can't be seen normally without the expert eye of a guide. She saw things that we...More

3  Thank Eva C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my mother had two game drives at this National Park, once a short night game driver and the other the day long game drive. The park is relatively big and scenic and you can come across several animals (in our case we did...More

Thank Ardementozo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first African Safari or safari in general and I think Akagaera was a great park. Myself and 8 others from my university were in Rwanda for a class with our professor, studying ecotourism and conservation. We were in the park for three...More

2  Thank Sophia S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Akagera National Park is one of my Favorite Place to visit and I will Recommend it to everyone who wish to enjoy and Explore it's Beauty.

Thank GoldenRw
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was a great experience doing a game drive in akagera national park where i saw almost all the big five animals

Thank safarisammy95
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the lodge and did the The boat ride on Lake Ihema in the evening after checking in.A wonderful and safe experience. Lots of Hippos, crocs and many birds. The next day we did the south of the park and on the last...More

Thank Rohpro
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

We spent 2 nights in the park at the Akagera Lodge. We went for an afternoon drive for a few hours, then a 9 hour drive the next day, and a morning boat drive the third day. This isn't the same type of safari as...More

1  Thank BunRab11
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

You can not compare Akagera National Park to other game parks in Africa. If you want to see lots of animals then head to South Africa, Kenya or Tanzania. Akagera is nice for those that live in Kigali as it is an easy drive there....More

1  Thank ExpatAnnette
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Only 2hours and 13min(105.1KM) form Kigali to Akagera National Park home of the largest game collection in Rwanda the park is home of Hippo, Elephant, Baboon, Zebra,Giraffe the park is filled with Swamp, Rivers, and lakes which allows the largest diversity of wildlife.

Thank Ismael N
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Sandrine H
May 20, 2017|
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Response from GoldenRw | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandrine, I can advise you to hire a guide to be sure for your safety, Normal those they have all information regarding next day spots so if you have them it help you much and they even advise how you have to behavior... More
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January 18, 2017|
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Response from gill1312 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We didn't camp inside the park but we did meet a group of campers who were on their own. There is a small area which is fenced with electric fencing and provides a BBQ area and toilet/washing facilities. You can get... More
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