3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Tour

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The 3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Tour takes for a 2 days game drive experience in Rwanda’s Akagera National park. Blessed with remarkable wildlife animals, this wildlife tour allows to see more of the Buffaloes, Hippos, Baboons, the recently introduced Black Rhinos, giraffes, among others.

Akagera National Park has a variety of wildlife and is a habitat for over 500 species of birds, dominated scenically by the labyrinth of swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River; the most remote source of the Nile, this is archetypal African savannah landscape of tangled acacia woodland interspersed with open grassland. This is where herds of elephant and buffalo emerge from the woodland to drink at the lakes, while lucky visitors might stumble across a leopard, a spotted hyena or even a stray lion. You will also see lots of Hippos, Zebras, Impalas, warthogs, buffalo, and Giraffes among others.

3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Tour Highlights

Itinerary Summary Tour Activities
  • Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Akagera National Park
  • Day 2: Morning Game Drive, Boat Trip on Lake Ihema
  • Kigali City Tour – Departure
  • Wildlife Game viewing in Akagera National Park
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Delicious meals
  • Afternoon Boat ride on Lake Ihema
  • Kigali City Excursion
  • Genocide Memorial Visits





3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari in Rwanda Tour overview

Before you take this most sought Rwanda Wildlife Safari, its important to note that the Akagera National park covers an area of 2500 square kilometers that is covered with savannah as well as beautiful scenery and also represents an African wildlife tour without the crowds and you visit Rwanda and this is park that should not be missed. On your 3 day safari to Akagera , you will spot over 500 birds, elephants, zebras, leopards, buffaloes, lions, hyenas, giraffes as well as sitatungas antelopes.

It is akso important to note that with the lodges in AKagera National park, you have got two options and these include; the high-End Ruzizi tented lodge and the moderate Akagera Game Lodge, So you need to decide on which Accommodation you would prefer before you decide on booking this safari.



Day 1:  Kigali – Transfer to Akagera national park

Upon arrival in Kigali at the Kanombe International Airport, you will be welcomed to Rwanda by our waiting tour guide, get briefed about the 3 Days Akagera National Park safari highlights and then enjoy a 2-3 hours (depending on traffic situation) drive to Akagera national park.

The journey to Akagera national park is filled with the beautiful landscaper 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 dinner and overnight stay.

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation: Upmarket: Ruzizi tented camp, Mid-range: Akagera game lodge


Day 2: Game Drive & Boat Trip in Akagera National Park

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and start your day with an exciting half-day game drives in our safari customed vehicle. Be on the spot to view a variety of animals on the game drive including Akagera elephants, buffalos, hippos, lions, Masai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, oribi, Butchel’s zebra, topi, bush baby, leopard, and bushbucks, among others.

After having a delicious lunch at the lodge, you will in the afternoon go for a boat ride on Lake Ihema where you have a chance to get a very close encounter with the aquatic mammals such as the crocodiles and hippos along the river banks. For bird lovers, Akagera National Park is home to over 525 bird species both migratory and savanna related. Therefore expect to see unique bird species such as Shoe billed stocks and papyrus gonolek can be encountered. Endemics include the jacanas, ibis, sand pipers and herons. Dinner and Overnight as indicated above.


Day 3: Kigali City Tour, Departure & End of Safari

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and start your day with an exciting half-day game drives in our safari customed vehicle as you exit the park. You will have the opportunity to spot the animals you may have missed the previous day (that is if you are lucky!)

Your journey to Kigali will still take 2 hours and upon arrival in the city, take a city tour experience of the beautiful and cleanest capital of Africa. You will visit the genocide memorial sites, local crafts centers and community projects. Later in the day, your driver will drop you off at your hotel or the airport depending on your travel plans. That will be the end of your 3 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari in Rwanda with Amazing Gorilla Safaris

This Tour Includes Excludes
  • Ground transportation in a 4WD Safari Vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Meals + Accommodation – 2 nights
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive in Akagera National park
  • Lake Ihema Boat trip
  • Service of an English-speaking driver-guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
  • Airfares & Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Personal insurance and shopping
  • Any other item not mentioned above


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