3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park
3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park – Overview
The 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park takes you to explore the only extensive Savannah protected area in Rwanda and as a result is a home to the range of Savannah species including the Big mammals like Buffaloes and Elephants, the Masaai Giraffes, the Cats like lions and leopards and a range of antelopes like Deffassa waterbuck, the Topis, Kobs among others.
The Park features series of lakes including Lake Ihema – the second largest in Rwanda and the famous River Akagera from which the park is named known to be among the sources of the Nile.
The count of 500 bird species including the rare species like the Red faced Barbet and the Shoe bill stork also make the park exploration magical.
The 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park also features historical tour to the Gisozi genocide memorial presenting the real picture of Rwanda’s historical past.
3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park – Highlights
Day 1: Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial and transfer to Akagera National Park
Day 2: Do game drive / wild game viewing in Akagera National Park in the morning & afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema
Day 3: Do another game drive & transfer back to Kigali & depart
3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park – Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Visit The Gisozi Genocide Memorial And Transfer to Akagera National Park
After a relaxed breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali, you embark on the tour to the Kigali genocide museum where the counts of the remains of the Rwandese that lost their lives in the bloody genocide are gathered to commemorate the horrific event that befell this country arising out of an ethnic conflict.
The museum details the cause and effect of this genocide. You retreat from the Museum tour and embark on the transfer to Akagera National Park 135km about 2 ½ hour’s drive exploring the Rwandan countryside with the possible views of the traditional long horned cows at Rwamagana before proceeding to Akagera for relaxation, dinner and overnight
Up market / Luxury:
Ruzizi Tented Camp, Midrange / Standard:
Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic:
Day 2: Do Game Drive / Wild Game Viewing in Akagera National Park in The Morning & Afternoon Boat Cruise on Lake Ihema
The rolling Savannah landscapes of Akagera National Park is the only habitat of its kind in Rwanda with a myriad of wild game suitable to be explored on a safari like this.
The early morning drive through the park presents opportunity to explore the range of species including elephants, Masaai Giraffe, Buffaloes, Topis, Roan Antelopes, leopards, Lions, waterbucks among others.
The wild game viewing encounter lasts 3 – 4 hours after which you retreat to the lodge for relaxation and lunch.
In the afternoon, you embark on the boat cruise on Lake Ihema. The Akagera National Park features the most extensive protected wetland system in central Africa.
Lake Ihema one of the lakes in the park presents the likely views of Nile Crocodiles, Hippopotamus and water birds. Retire for dinner and overnight
Up market / Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Camp, Midrange / Standard: Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic: Dereva Hotel
Day 3: Do Another Game Drive And Transfer Back to Kigali & Depart
After a relaxed breakfast, embark another game drive in the Savannah stretches of Akagera National Park for more wild game viewing.
The second drive offers you an opportunity to explore more game and may be spot those that you might have missed the previous day. Retreat from the activity and embark on the drive to Kigali to mark the end of the tour.
End of The 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Akagera National Park
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- Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
- Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
- Full Board Accommodation on Safari
- Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
- Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
- Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
- Bottled water while on safari
- Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)
- General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
- Laundry Services
- Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
- International Flights (Arranged on request)
- Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
- Optional Activity fees
- Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
- Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
- Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)