3 day Akagera Wildlife Safari Rwanda

3 day Akagera Wildlife Safari Rwanda

This 3 day visit to Akagera National Park and Wildlife Safari: will give you an opportunity to explore the only savanna game park found in the country covering an area of about 2,500 sq km with a very breathtaking landscape that offers habitat to many savanna species such as giraffes, zebras, lions, buffaloes, leopards, elephants as well as spotted hyenas, in addition to different types of antelopes plus a profusion of birds.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Akagera National Park

Today, our guide will pick you up from your hotel very early morning and drive you to Akagera National Park. Along the way you will stopover in Nyakarambi village where you will see the local women make fine-looking Imigongo paintings using cow dung.

Later in the day, you will arrive in the park, check into your accommodation, have lunch and then set off for to Lake Ihema where you will have an exciting boat ride to see various water birds including the rare Shoebill stork, plus different animals including elephants, crocodiles, different antelopes and hippos. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation options: Mid-Range – Akagera Game Lodge / Luxury – Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Day 2: Game viewing

You will have an early breakfast before setting out into the park where you will have a 2-3 hours game drive to see various animals. In the afternoon just after your lunch, you will have another opportunity to see other animals during our well guided game drives. Among the commonly seen animals here are: impalas, oribis, elephants, topis, buffaloes, bush bucks, zebras, water bucks, giraffes, cape elands and a number of primates such as baboons. You will return to your accommodation for dinner and the overnight, and there will be an optional nocturnal / night game drive.

Accommodation options: Mid-Range – Akagera Game Lodge / Luxury – Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Day 3 – Final Game Drive, Return to Kigali – Departure

This is the final day of our safari. You will enjoy one more game drive to see more animals in the early morning before returning to Kigali where you will catch your departure flight.