3 Days Rwanda safari to Akagera national park takes you to Rwanda’s most beloved wildlife park. It is truly a beautiful park marked by her unique habitat diversity, providing permanent home to numerous wildlife. The park harbors open grassland savannah of Akagera plains home to numerous wildlife, the shimmering Lake Ihema where launch cruises take place offering the best views of Akagera national park, plus cultural tours and souvenir shopping within Kigali city.
3 Days Akagera Wildlife Tour Overview
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park
In the morning after breakfast, our experienced driver guide will pick you from the lodge you will have spent the night and begin your transfer to Akagera national park. The journey will give you opportunity to enjoy awe-inspiring views of the thousand hills of Rwanda covered with alluring lush.
You will have a stopover at various tea and sugar cane plantations that are as extensive as the eyes can see and take memorable pictures and videos. You will also have your lunch here and then proceed to check in at your pre-booked lodge.
Day 2: Morning Game Drive & Afternoon Boat Ride
Today you will wake up easy and head off early to the park with packed breakfast and drive to the interior to begin your early morning game drive with a ranger from the Akagera game park. These rangers know all the spots with wildlife, you will view large herds of elephants, Roth’s child’s giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, prides of lions, variety of savannah birds and so much more.
Return to the lodge, enjoy lunch and head out for an afternoon Launch cruise on Lake Ihema. Expect to view many animals on the shores of the lake, which include crocodiles, hippos, and buffaloes, herds of elephants, lizards and lots of birds. In the evening, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali
Wake up; have breakfast and later set off for Kigali for drop off at either your hotel or Kigali International Airport. However, with an early arrival, you can embark on a short city tour in Kigali City; visit the Kigali Genocide memorial Site in Gisozi (which still stores the remains of 1994 Rwandan Genocide), big market centers like Kimilonko, Kigali craft market, presidential palace museum, etc. Be dropped off at the airport for your onward flight.