The 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari presents a short wildlife tour in Rwanda. The wildlife safari exposes us to the magical wild game viewing in the largest Savannah habitat in Rwanda that contains a myriad of wildlife including the lions, the Masaai Giraffe, the Topis, Roan Antelope, Leopards, the Impala, Kobs among other species. Its wetland system featuring counts of Lakes including Lake Ihema which is the second largest in Rwanda presents magical boat cruise with possible sights of the Nile crocodile and Hippos not forgetting birds like the gonoleks and the Shoebill Stork. The 3 days Akagera wildlife safari in Rwanda also features historical tour to the Gisozi genocide memorial in Rwanda which is a living testimony of what transpired during the 1994 Rwanda genocide. The safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda with arrival and departure dated inclusive. Connecting to Akagera National Park is not hectic in anyway and travelers on this 3 Days Akagera wildlife safari can explore about how to get there that will lead to the magical offerings of Akagera ranging from water bodies to wildlife, Birds and scenery presenting activities like game drives, the boat cruise, birding, and sport fishing among others. Accommodation is provided in a range of classes from Luxury Ruzizi Tented Lodge, the midrange Akagera Game Lodge and the Budget Dereva Hotel with provision for wild camping.
Day 1 of the 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari.: Arrive in Rwanda at Kigali International Airport and drive to Akagera National Park
Day 2 of the 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari.: Do game drive in the savannah landscapes of Akagera & afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema.
Day 3 of the 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari.: Transfer back to Kigali, visit the Gisozi.
Tourist Attractions in Rwanda
Akagera National park
Nyungwe Forest National Park
Dian Fossy’s grave
Rwanda genocide Memorial centers
Day 1 of the 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari: Arrival at Kigali Airport
Meet our tour guide at Kigali airport holding a placard reading your names; enjoy a 2 hours drive to Akagera national park in Eastern Rwanda, check-in at Akagera Safari lodge. Dinner and overnight the Lodge.
Day 2 of the 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari: Game drive and Boat trip – Akagera National Park
Enjoy an early morning breakfast and start your game drives in an open roofed vehicle. A half day game drive here offers you an opportunity to spot a variety of game including elephants, buffalos, hippos, lions, Masai giraffe, gazelles, impala, baboons, oribi, Butchel’s zebra, topi, bush baby, leopard and bushbuck, etc.
Proceed for a boat trip after lunch on Lake Ihema, for a close encounter with the Crocodiles and Hippos along the river banks, coupled with large concentration of over 525 bird species both migratory and savanna related. Unique species such as Shoe billed stocks and papyrus gonolek can be encountered. Endemics include the jacanas, ibis, sand pipers and herons. Return to your lodge for dinner
Day 3 of the 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari: Departure
After breakfast transfer to Nyamata Genocide memorial site and later return to Kigali International Airport for your flight back home.
End of the tour
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Chimpanzee trekking permit
- Full board accommodation
- Transportation in a safari car rental
- Professional English speaking driver
- Entrance fees to tourist sites
- Bottled water while on safari.
- Border crossing fees
- General tips for the driver guide and site guides
- Laundry services
- Other beverages/ drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
- International and domestic flights
- Optional activity fees
- Airport Transfers( Arranged on request)
- Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.