3 Days Akagera park wildlife safari

This 3 Days Akagera park wildlife safari is a short trip in Akagera national park of Rwanda basically for nature and wildlife lovers as Akagera national park offers the best vegetation cover that attracts several travelers all over the world purposely to enjoy a game drive safari amidst wildlife species including mammals such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards, lions, Impalas, Hippos, bird species, different species of butterflies, birds and many more. A clear vegetation cover filled with both savanna grassland and woodland is eye catching without forgetting River Akagera that flows into River Nile and many more. This 3 days wildlife safari includes 3 days and 2 nights in Rwanda the land of thousand hills starting and ending at Kigali International airport.

Safari activities enjoyed within days include Game drive and Boat cruise on day 2, & Kigali City tour on day 3

Highlights of this 3 Days Akagera park wildlife safari

  • Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Akagera national park
  • Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise
  • Day 3: Return to Kigali for departures

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Akagera national park

Arrival: upon airport arrival at Kigali international airport on day 1 of 3 Days Akagera park wildlife safari, you will meet and greet our tour representative, have a safari briefing as he explains what you will do during this 3 days trips as you transfer to the eastern part of Rwanda direct to Akagera national park where you will check in at the lodge for a later lunch or dinner depending on your arrival time. A drive to Akagera national park is short taking about 2-3 hours  thus even if you arrive in the afternoon, you will be able to sleep at the park.

Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise

Game drive: after breakfast on day 2 of 3 days Akagera wildlife safari & Rwanda city tour, your safari driver will pick you from the lodge for an early morning game drive within Akagera national park. Be sure to spot a lot of wildlife species including mammals such as Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Leopards, buffalos among others. The park is also a home to several species of birds so during  the game drive, you will watch a lot of them as they fly from one plant tree to another while singing sweet melodies that will keep you going and enjoying the game drive. Amongst the bird species to spot during game drive include Herons, jacana and many more. Return to the lodge for lunch.

Afternoon boat cruise: In the afternoon after enjoying lunch on day 2 of 3 days Akagera wildlife safari & Rwanda city tour, you will be transferred to Lake Ihema where you will enjoy a boat ride while watching different bird species such as shoebill stork, and other water bird like Papyrus Genlok, and different species of mammals at the lake shore including Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Buffaloes, zebras and many more. Later in the evening, you will be driven to return to the park for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Return to Kigali for City tour and departures

Return to Kigali: Being the last day of 3 days Akagera wildlife safari & Rwanda city tour, you will enjoy breakfast at the lodge than check out of the lodge to be driven back to Kigali. Once in Kigali, you will enjoy a Kigali city tour exploring some of the 1994 Genocide memorial ground where you will be introduced to the history of Rwanda genocide that claimed a thousand lives of Rwandese. Lunch will be enjoyed during the city tour at any hotel and proceed with a tour to visit the Kimironko market have a visit to the craft shops for some souvenirs. Later on, you will be driven straight to Kigali international airport for departures and your 3 days Akagera wildlife safari & Rwanda city tour will be done.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

END OF 3 DAYS AKAGERA WILDLIFE SAFARI & RWANDA CITY TOUR

Inclusive in 3 days Akagera wildlife safari & Rwanda city tour

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Park entrance fees
  • All activities mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Accommodation as per Itinerary for 2 nights
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle
  • An English speaking tour guide
  • Enough water for drinking

Exclusive in 3 days Akagera wildlife safari & Rwanda city tour

  • Visa fees
  • Air ticket
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional activities
  • Tip to the guide
  • Laundry fees
  • Souvenirs
  • Other expenses of personal nature such as Emails, airtime, cigarettes and other drinks apart from water.