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Akagera National Park

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Reviewed February 13, 2016

I spent two nights in Akagera National Park at the Game Lodge. We started off our three day excursion with a night safari. We went in a group of 7 people in a safari truck. It was about 5:30pm when we started our trip. We...More

2  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed February 10, 2016

I was absolutely amazed at the density of animals on the safari. I probably went about five minutes maximum without seeing any zebra, buffalo, or giraffe. After talking with the warden, he checked to see where the lions and elephants were, and to our luck...More

1  Thank Josh N
Reviewed February 10, 2016

I had heard that this park was not the best place to see animals but that is wrong. Saw all of the big animals except the newly introduced lions. Only regret is that we could not spend the night. Two days would have been better....More

1  Thank HeleneDC
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Ok where to start we went all the way from kigali it took 3 hrs to reach there with nice view all around with the banana trees and maize fields also the rice fields we saw on our way the inyange factory for water juice...More

2  Thank Nadine M
Reviewed February 2, 2016

This park was small but has just about everything, and the best part is we didn't even see any other tourists while we were there. On our safari we were the only bus on the trail, and the animals were everywhere, and they were so...More

1  Thank Tricia W
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

The park is on the smaller side and very beautiful with quite few tourists. The freelance guides are very good at what they do and I should highly recommend the boat ride on Lake Ihema since it's very nice, especially if you want to spot...More

1  Thank Hans B
Reviewed January 26, 2016

I traveled to all 4 National Parks in Rwanda (which I would recommend). Akagera is different from the other three because it is Savannah terrain. There is so much to explore in Akagera. We went on a safari, boating, and a night drive and each...More

Thank Haley2216
Reviewed January 17, 2016

In this beautiful place we had the chance to have the best guide (a great guy in-loved in Nature, unfortunately couldn't remember his name). We didn't had the chance to meet the giraffes and the elephants, anyway it was an amazing experience to observe the...More

Thank Natashika
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Went to Rwanda over Christmas and visited the Akagera National Park for two days loved it and saw many animals including elephants, giraffes, zebras and may more all up close. Guides very knowledgeable and speek English. We hired a car with a driver some of...More

1  Thank 32Jon
Reviewed December 26, 2015

Akagera National Park is one of the most beautiful places I've every seen. Animals were visible in abundance and the guides were very knowledgeable and friendly.

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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
January 18, 2017|
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