Situated in eastern Rwanda along the Rwanda-Tanzania border is the Akagera park named after the Kagera river that flows through it feeding numerous lakes the most popular being Lake Ihema. The savanah plains, mountains and swamps are home to a variety of wildlife with over 50 mammal species including the recently introduced Lions and Rhino meaning you can track all the Big five in Africa here. The Kagera river and papyrus swamps are home to over 525 species of bird ranking it among the best bird watching destinations in Rwanda.

Getting there- Distance from Kigali city to Akagera national park is 80 kms and road trip lasts about 2 to 3 hours but only one hour drive from Kibungo.

Planning to make tour to Akagera national park and searching for the ideal rental car to use, Rwanda Car Rental Services offers a wide range of safari cars including Land cruisers and minivans ideal for park tours. Whether you require the services of a driver guide or prefer a much more private and affordable self drive experience, we are ready to serve you making your budget, safety and comfort our top priorities.


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Rent A Car & Go Tour Akagera National Park

Toyota Rav4

From US$ 65 per day for self drive , excludes fuel

Safari Van

From US$ 130 per day with driver/ guide , no fuel

Safari Land Cruiser

From US$ 200 per day with driver/ guide, no fuel

Land Cruiser Prado

From US$ 100 per day with driver, no fuel

Coaster Bus

From US$ 350 per day with driver, no fuel.

Toyota Super Custom

From US$ 120 per day with driver, no fuel

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