This 3 days Rwanda wildlife safaris see you at Akgera national park .Akagera national park is located in the eastern region of Rwanda and the park is bordering Tanzania. The park was named after Akagera River which flows along the eastern boundary with others lakes and the largest lake is Lake Ihema.
Akagera national park was established in 1934 and it covers an area of above 1,122 square kilometers. Akagera national park is characterized by swamps, woodlands, savanna plains, rolling hills and low land mountains. The park is among one of the beautiful and most scenic of reserves in Africa.
Akagera national park has variety of wildlife that includes mammals and bird species. Some of the mammals include zebras, leopards, hyenas, roan antelope, eland, lions, giraffes, elephants, waterbuck and some of the bird species include shoebill stork. At the southern part of the park you will find Lake Ihema which is the home to hippos and crocodiles.
Day 1: transfer to Akagera national park
On the first day of your 3 days Rwanda wildlife safaris, our company driver will pick you from the hotel at Kigali town and then he will drive you to Akagera national park which takes only 2 hours and 12 minutes car drive. You will spot rolling hills and mountainous areas as your heading to the park. On arrival to the park you will check-in at the lodge for lunch and rest for some time. In the afternoon you will head for game drive which will reward you with wildlife like giraffes, buffaloes, spotted hyenas, elephants, crocodiles. Hippos, lions and you will watch plenty of bird species. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Akagera Game lodge
Ruzizi tented camp
Day 2: game drive and visiting Lake Ihema
On the second day of your 3 days Rwanda wildlife safaris, you will have an early morning cup of African coffee and then process for game drive where you will have an opportunity to spot large number of wildlife, take photos and witness the African wildlife by yourself. After the game drive return to the lodge for lunch and have 2 hours rest. Head to Lake Ihema for boat ride and you will spot animals from the lake shores drinking water. Most attraction at Lake Ihema is hippos and crocodiles will be spotted from the lake. Return to the lodge where you will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: departure to Kigali
After morning breakfast on the last day of your 3 days Rwanda wildlife safaris, our drive will then drive you back to Kigali where you will have city town, visit the genocide memorial, the museum and cultural sites. Have lunch in the processes of the city tour. After the city tour you will be transfer to the hotel or Kigali international airport to get your flight back home.
Gorilla Cousins Rwanda: We always welcome you back and thank you for choosing our company as your tour agents. We send our greetings to your family and country at large. Be blessed.
Transportation by 4 WD safari vehicle
Accommodation and meal full board
Professional English speaking driver/guide
Park entrances fees
Game drive fees
Boat ride fees
Kigali city tour fees
Excluded on the safari