3 Days Akagera Np Safari

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The 3‑day safari to Akagera Nation­al Park, Rwan­da guar­an­tees you an unfor­get­table big 5 game view­ing expe­ri­ence. You will enjoy a game dri­ve, boat cruise in Akagera, Rwanda’s only savan­na park, with an overnight stay in one of the best lodges. Akagera Nation­al Park is a savan­na park, locat­ed on the far East­ern side of Rwan­da, about 2 and half hours dri­ve from the Kigali capital.

Akagera Nation­al Park is one of Rwanda’s old­est parks, found­ed in 1934, and pro­tects a diver­si­ty of ani­mal species. The park’s diverse ani­mal species range with­in its dif­fer­ent habi­tats and they include warthogs, zebras, Masai giraffes, hip­pos, buf­faloes, ele­phants, lions, leop­ards, and over 500 bird species includ­ing shoe­bill storks. Your wildlife tour to Akagera begins and ends in Kigali, tak­ing 3 days, 2 nights.

Detailed itin­er­ary

Day 1: City tour & Akagera Nation­al Park

You will begin your day with a hefty break­fast at a hotel in Kigali, and after, leave for city tour. On Kigali city tour, expect to spend at least 2 hours and you will pay a vis­it to Gisozi geno­cide site, city mar­kets, for­mer pres­i­den­tial palace, art cen­ters, etc. Lat­er, set­tle for a leisure­ly lunch and fol­lowed by trans­fer to Akagera Nation­al Park in East­ern Rwan­da, which is 2.5 hours’ dri­ve in your 4x4 tourist vehicle.

Day 2: Full day expe­ri­ence at Akagera- game dri­ve, boat cruise tour

Begin with a game dri­ve ear­ly in the morn­ing with an expe­ri­enced dri­ver guide, and you will be explor­ing the rich North­ern game trails of Akagera. Expect­ed morn­ing game dri­ves range from impalas, zebras, top­is, giraffes, ele­phants, rhi­nos, lions, leop­ards, birds, roan antelopes, warthogs, and more. Have plen­ty of time to take pic­tures, and then get back to relax at the lodge, and have lunch. In the after­noon, embark on Lake Ihe­ma boat cruise 2–3 hours, which comes with expo­sure to aquat­ic life such as hip­pos, croc­o­diles, and birds.

Day 3: Kigali

Enjoy a hefty break­fast at the com­fort of your lodge, and after, set off for anoth­er ses­sion of game dri­ve through Akagera. Today is ded­i­cat­ed for you to have the last glimpse of your favorite ani­mals, take pic­tures, and after, return to check out of your accom­mo­da­tion. After, start a short road trip back to Kigali for depar­ture or set­tle at a hotel, and today marks the end of 3 days Akagera NP safari tour to explore the big game.

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