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1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park provided by Devine African Safaris

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1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This 1 day tour to Akagera National Park makes a perfect escape out of the city for just a day. This tour is perfect if you are in Rwanda for a very limited time, but have time to spare for a Wildlife expedition. Explore the park by 4x4, looking out for big five and big cats plus other wildlife. Hotel pick up and drop off is included Observe wildlife from the security and comfort of an air-conditioned 4x4
Itinerary
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    Akagera National Park
    Stop: 7 hours - Admission included
    Today early morning we leave Kigali at about 5 am for a day trip to Akagera national park, which is about 2.5 hours away from Kigali. Dominated by lakes, swamps and marshland, the area boasts a huge compliment of nature and wildlife that cannot be found elsewhere in the country. We will arrive for a morning game drive, searching for the big five, rhinos, lions, buffalos, leopard and elephant in the expansive Park.
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Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Akagera National Park
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Siobhan N wrote a review Apr 2020
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Rwanda is beautiful. They are constantly concerned with preserving their environment for future generations. They may be poor but they know how to make what money they do have go far. The country is absolutely beautiful and the main roads are really good quality but be prepared
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Gorilla S, Guest Relations Manager at 1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park
Responded 14 Apr 2020
Hi Sio, Many thanks for your kind words. I am more than happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay in Rwanda. I hope to have you travel with us soon. Have a great day. Stay safe. Best wishes, Nicholas
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CinDee45 wrote a review Feb 2020
St. Louis, United States4 contributions
My daughter and I spent the day in the beautiful Akagera National Park. Every detail of our trip was wonderful from our transportation to viewing the animals to our amazing guide Kenneth. Rwanda is now my favorite place and I plan on going back. We also did the one day monkey
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Gorilla S, Guest Relations Manager at 1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park
Responded 14 Apr 2020
Hi Cindy, Many thanks for your kind words. I would like to thank you for choosing Devine African Safaris to organize your adventure in Rwanda. I hope to have you travel with us again soon. Stay safe. Best wishes, Nicholas
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Djarma O wrote a review Dec 2019
Abidjan, Ivory Coast1 contribution
Is was a amazing safary i really recomanded this campany. Thank you for making my holiday very exciting!!!!!!
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Response from Gorilla S, Guest Relations Manager at 1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hi Djarma, Many thanks for your review. I am more than happy to know that you had a wonderful time while on your trip. I hope to have you travel with us again in the future. Best wishes, Nicholas
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Marleen P wrote a review Dec 2019
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If you go in august like i did you will not see the big 5. I saw monkeys zebra antilope and a few others. No elephant no lions no rhino...no crocodile. They said that in june direct after the raining season its the best time and the biggest chance to see all of the big 5
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Response from Gorilla S, Guest Relations Manager at 1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hi Laura, Many thanks for your kind words. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to write a review on TripAdvisor. Have an awesome day. Best wishes, Nicholas
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Laura M wrote a review Dec 2019
Arlington, Virginia22 contributions18 helpful votes
Thanks to Devine for a wonderful day in the gorgeous Akagera National Park. The lush green of this park and landscape is worth the day visit. While I've been on more impressive safaris in South Africa and Zimbabwe, this is a great day visit from Kigali and I can definitely
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Gorilla S, Guest Relations Manager at 1 Day Big 5 & Big cats in Akagera National Park
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Hi Laura, Many thanks for your kind words. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to write a review on TripAdvisor. Have an awesome day. Best wishes, Nicholas
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