3 Days Akagera wildlife safari

3 Days akagera wildlife safari offers the best experience in akagera national park the only savannah national park in Rwanda, Akagera national park is a home to many wildlife safaris such as buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, hippopotamuses, rhinos and many more. When you visit akagera national park you get involved in breathtaking safari activities like boat cruise, game drive, cultural encounters and sports fishing.

Highlights of the safari

  • Transfer to Akagera national park
  • Sightseeing
  • Game drive
  • Animal watching
  • Boat cruise

Detailed itinerary for the safari

Day 1: transfer to akagera national park

On the first day of your safari, you wake up early in the morning for early morning breakfast and embark on your journey to akagera national park from your hotel in Kigali city  or picked up from the airport. A journey to the park is a 3 hours’ drive including stopovers for lunch and traffic delays, you are to reach in the park in the afternoon. Upon your arrival in the park you will go a boat trip on Lake Ihema, while on a boat trip you get to spot water animals like hippopotamuses, crocodiles and numerous animals which come to the lake to drink water.


Luxury-Ruzizi tented camp

Mid-range- akagera game lodge

Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Day 2: game drive and community cultural walks  

On the second day of the safari you wake up early for early morning breakfast and then drive to the park headquarters to start a game drive, on a game drive you get to view many animal species as they graze in the park animals like buffaloes, topi, zebras, giraffes, impalas and many more. A game drive is led by a professional guide and it lasts about 2-3 hours, after the game drive you relax and have lunch and in the evening you embark on community walks. While on community cultural walks you visit local community of the locals who live around the park and in the community you get to witness many local practices like traditional way of making yogurt, ghee, traditional cattle grazing and many practices. After community cultural walk you go back to the lodge have dinner and sleep over night.

3 Days akagera wildlife safari
Game drives in Akagera National Park

Day 3: transfer back to Kigali

On the third and last day of the safari you wake up a little late than the usual for breakfast and after breakfast you check out of the lodge and drive to kigali town. If you still have time you can go for a city tour wear you get to visit genocide memorial sites, your drop over will be either in kigali town or at kigali international airport.

Safari inclusions

  • Private transport in 4×4 wheel car
  • Bottled water
  • Accommodation with full board meal plan
  • Park entrance
  • Game drive
  • Boat trip
  • English speaking safari guide
  • All mentioned safari activities

Safari exclusions

  • Extra/ personal expenses
  • Tips to the porters, driver and guide
  • Insurance

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