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Your 3 days Akagera wildlife safari to explore the Akagera National Park which is located in Eastern Rwanda on the border with Tanzania will give you a great experience to explore this only savanna national park where safari game drive can only be carried in Rwanda. Akagera National Park is known for harboring the Big 5 with the recent introduction of the lions.

Akagera National Park is the only Savannah Park in Rwanda and is home to several mammal species including Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Kobs, Zebras, Bushbucks, Waterbucks and most recently Black Rhinos have been introducing from South Africa, making Akagera national park officially a big 5 park like it was many years ago. There is a lot to see, feel and enjoy. From wildlife, bird species, and the flora

Highlights of 3 days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari.

  • Day Game drives
  • Night Game drive
  • Boat trip on Lake Ihema

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park from Kigali. Travel time +2hrs

Today, after your relaxed morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by our safari guide, have short briefing, before you jump on your jeep, and find your way-out of Kigali to for Akagera national park, the journey to Akagera national park takes about 2.3 hours depending on the stopovers along the way, with the beautiful un winding landscape en-route to the park, feel free to ask the guide for stopovers to capture some photos. On arrival at the park, we shall proceed to our accommodation after a short game drive and check in for lunch.

We order lunch and later head for an evening game drive, in search for wildlife. Later return to the lodge for dinner before you head for a night game drive. This night game drive safari gives you a great opportunity to spot some of the cats and wildlife that do feed at night. You will have great chance to spot some nocturnal and hunters, such as Leopards, hares, hyenas, as well as hippos sometimes. The game drive can last for 2 – 3 hours, and later you’re dropped at your lodge.

Accommodation Options: Akagera Game Lodge (mid-range lodge) Or Karenge Bush Camp (Canvas Tents) Or Ruzizi Tented Camp (Luxury Camp)
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise

After an early morning breakfast at 6:00 am and leave for an early morning game drive in Akagera national park to catch up with late hunters and early risers. We will be searching for the big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species, and recently the re-introduced Lions and Rhinos. The park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a number of bird species with over 500 bird species in the park making it a birding paradise. You will later have your picnic lunch. After lunch, we head for a boat trip on Lake Ihema watch Hippos and crocodiles in the water or by the shores and meet the buffaloes and elephants wallowing by the water banks. Later return to the lodge for dinner and evening stay.

Accommodation Options: Akagera Game Lodge (mid-range lodge) Or Karenge Bush Camp (Canvas Tents) Or Ruzizi Tented Camp (Luxury Camp)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali

You will leave the lodge with after a relaxed breakfast, head for a full day game drive with a picnic lunch before we drive back to Kigali and later be dropped at the lodge or airport to catch up with your afternoon flight. End of service! Meal Plan: Breakfast, & Lunch

The 3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari includes.

  • Transportation on a 4 x 4 safari vehicle with a pop-up roof for game viewing
  • Accommodation with meals as listed.
  • En route lunch
  • Complimentary Rwanda Coffee along the way
  • Service of a French/ English speaking driver guide
  • Park entrance fee
  • Bottled mineral water.
  • Day Game drives
  • Night game drive
  • Boat trip on Lake Ihema
  • Lots of fun
  • Airport pickup and drop off.

The 3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari excludes expenses of personal nature like:

  • Accommodation
  • Air fare
  • Visa
  • Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone
  • Personal insurancePersonal shopping bills and cigars
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