Rwanda family safari tours and holidays

Rwanda is a very family-friendly travel destination that you need to visit at all costs.

Rwanda Family Safaris

Rwanda Family Safaris is a great way to get away from your exact comfort zone and go to a place away from home to sharing the happiness and memories that come with it. Rwanda is a very family-friendly travel destination that you need to visit at all costs. Family safaris to Rwanda go beyond luxury and leisure. They create stronger ties in your family and write new remembrances in your lives. The kids also get an opportunity to learn more about different cultures in Rwanda and its surroundings.

When you book your family safaris to Rwanda with us, we ensure that the experience you get exceeds your expectation in all ways. All the arrangements such as accommodation, transport, and activities meet your desires and fall within your budget. The biggest fear among parents visiting Rwanda is the safety and health of the whole family, something that is good to ensure before traveling to any destination. Rwanda is very safe for any family and there is no war, tribal segregation, or racism in the country. The local people are very receptive and friendly whereas the government has set up strict laws that protect tourists.

Rwanda family safari tours and holidays

No epidemics have been noticed in Rwanda, a guarantee that everyone’s health is safe; all accommodations have nets to guard guests against mosquito bites. Despite this fact, nothing can be taken for granted, and as such it’s very important to vaccinate yourselves, carry sweaters, jumpers, wear long trousers, long-sleeved shirts, and mosquito repellents to use during the trekking time in the jungle. Additionally, lodges, camps, and transportation are very relaxed and suited for all family members among which include children. You have an option of driving or flying depending on your budget and preferences, bearing in mind that it’s a family vacation, time to be happy, and manifest a strong family bond.

Furthermore, you will visit any of the popular national parks in Rwanda, namely; the Nyungwe national park hosting over 13 primate species in its forest, and they are chimpanzees that human closet relatives with 98% DNA. Others are colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, vervet monkeys, and golden monkeys among others. The experience of trekking these giant apes is very awesome and rewarding, though hectic and tiresome if these primates have moved a bit far to look for food, only children ages 15 and above are allowed to trek. This same destination offers a fantastic canopy walk experience that gives you an amazing view of the Nyungwe forest and other surrounding areas. Volcanoes national park is a primate destination to all visitors visiting the park; it harbors the world’s endangered mountain gorillas that are open for trekking by a group of only 8 people who are ages 8 and above.

Visit Akagera national park, a destination with numerous mammals and suitable for game viewing, nature walk, and birding, it is an ideal place for children since there is no age limit and children take part in sighting different bird species and visiting the nearby communities, will entertain you will beautiful songs, dances, and ancient skills. Visit Rwanda for a family safari and give your children a lifetime memory and thoughts filled with adventurous experiences.

2 Days Family Safaris In Akagera national Park Rwanda

This 2 days family safaris Akagera national park Rwanda takes you to the only savannah park in the country for an amazing game drive to enjoy the cool breeze off lake Ihema, see birdlife, and encounter Africa’s big five mammals and other wild animals. Other animals in Akagera national park include giraffes, zebras, topis, cape elands, bush bucks, impalas and so much more. Akagera national park is located on the eastern side of Rwanda covering an area of 1112 sq. km. the park was named after river Akagera which feeds Lake Ihema and other lakes inside the park. the park was opened up in 1934 making it one of the oldest national parks in Africa. Akagera national park hosts so many lakes such as Lake Mihindi, Lake Hago, Lake Shakani, Lake Ihema, and Lake Rwanyakizinga to mention but a few.

2 Days Family Safaris In Akagera national Park Rwanda Highlights

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Akagera national park

Day 2: Akagera national park morning game drive and transfer back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Akagera national park

You will be picked by our English-speaking driver guide who will brief and guide you on your 2 days Akagera national park Rwanda safari. You will then start your journey to Akagera national park passing through different hills, villages, and towns. The drive to Akagera national park is about 2 – 3 hours. Upon reaching Akagera national park, you will be welcomed by green thrilling vegetation cover which acts as a habitat for the parks’ wildlife. When you reach the park, you will proceed to your lodge, check-in, relax and wait for lunch.

After enjoying your lunch, you will head out for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema which is the largest lake in Akagera national park and the second biggest lake in Rwanda after Lake Kivu. On Lake Ihema you will enjoy the cool breeze of the lake which seeing hippos and crocodiles in the waters. If you a bird lover you will see water birds like shoebill stork, African fish eagle, and papyrus gonolek. You will also see herds of elephants along the shores of the lake drinking water or bathing. After the boat cruise, you will get back to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Akagera game lodge – luxury, Ruzizi tented camp – mid range, Mutumba campsite – budget.

Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer back to Kigali

You will wake up early in the morning and our driver-guide will take you for a game drive in Akagera national park. You will go for game drives in the southern sector of the park because the biggest population of the game is found there. During the game drive, we expect to see so many animals such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, zebras, rhinos, impalas, bushbucks, cape elands, giraffes, baboons, oribis, waterbucks, topis and so many others. If you are lucky you will see leopards. If you are a good birder, you’ll see some of the 525 different species among which include water birds, forest birds, endemic to rift valley species. The game drive in Akagera national park also gives you an opportunity of seeing numerous lakes that are spread inside the park. After the game drive, you will get back to your lodge for relaxation, have lunch and check out and start your journey back to Kigali at either your hotel or airport to end your 2 Days Family Safaris In Akagera national Park Rwanda.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Tour includes


Service of an English-speaking guide



Park entrance fees

Boat cruise

Drinking water

Tour excludes 

International flights


Personal expenses

Extra drinks



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