3 days Akagera and wildlife safaris

3 days Akagera and wildlife safari adventure will take you to Akagera National Park which is located in Eastern Rwanda covering 1,200 kilometers2, along the international border with Tanzania. The Park was founded in 1934 by the Belgium government to protect animals and vegetation in three eco-regions: Savannah, mountain and swamp.

Was named from Kagera River, also Akagera River, which flows along its eastern boundary feeding into Lake Ihema and several smaller lakes. Akagera is a big game country with herds of African elephants and Cape Buffaloes that emerge from the woodland to drink at the lakes. Lucky visitors can stumble across leopard, spotted hyena and stray lion, giraffe and zebra.

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Buffalo in Akagera National Park

Hightlights for Akagera wildife Adventure Rwanda

  • Game drive through the Akagera Park
  • Boat ride on Lake Ihema
  • Kigali city tour
  • 2 nights accommodation in Akagera

Detailed itinerary for 3 days Akagera wildife safari Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer from the airport to Akagera National Park

Meet your driver / guide at the airport who will brief you about the trip and transfer you to Akagera National Park. Check into your booked safari lodge and have lunch. Most importantly, you will head out for an evening game drive where you may get to spot African Elephants, Lions, Zebra, Leopard, Hyena, Giraffe, Topi, Oribi antelopes and different other wild animals. Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options

  • Luxury: Akagera Game Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Budget: Golf Hills Residence

Day 2: Game drives in Akagera and boat ride on Lake Ihema

Have breakfast then after, set out for game drive to catch up with early morning risers looking for breakfast, these include elephants, lions, Zebra, leopard, hyena, giraffe, antelopes to mention but a few. Besides that, return to the lodge to get a few minutes of relaxation before lunch and later after your lunch, you will set out for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema to get a chance to see aquatic wildlife like; Hippos and crocodiles. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation Options

  • Luxury: Akagera Game Lodge
  • Mid-Range: Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Budget: Golf Hills Residence

Day 3: Transfer from Akagera to Kigali or airport

Early morning after breakfast, transfer to Kigali for a city tour, have lunch and later in the evening be dropped off at the airport to catch up with your flight.Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

3 days Akagera and Wildlife safaris Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Game drives as per itinerary
  • Transportation in 4X4 safari vehicle
  • Pickup and drop off of your destination
  • English speaking driver / guide
  • Pure bottled mineral water for drinking while on Safari

3 days Akagera and Wildlife safaris Excludes

  • Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Telephone fees
  • Other services of personal nature
  • Personal shopping bills and any other item not mentioned above