3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda

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3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda beginsand ends in Kigali. This tour from the 3 Days 2 Nights Kigali Safaris packages takes you to Akagera National park located in the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. The park is named after the river that runs through it. 

Akagera National Park is located around 120 km from Kigali and the drive takes about 2.5 hours. Kibungu is the city that is nearest to the park and the best starting point.

Akagera National Park is one of African's most diverse and scenic game reserves in terms of landscape yet least affected by mass tourism. You are able to drive for hours without another car in sight but only a beautiful wildlife.

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives for great game sightings – see elephants, buffalos, spotted hyenas, leopards, giraffes, impala, monkeys, mongooses, genets, serval cats, baboons, and bush babies among others.

The relaxing afternoon boat ride on Lake Ihema is ideal for great wildlife sightings including lots of hippos, Nile crocodiles, lizards, and lots of birds.

The 3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda has several optional activities at your disposal. These include safari game drives to see the big 5 – (lion, black rhinoceros, elephant, leopard and the cape buffalo), bird watching,fishing in Lake Shakani and boat safaris on Lake Ihema.

3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda Highlights

* Boat ride on Lake Ihema
* Fishing for Tilapia and Catfish in Lake Shakani
* Bird watching – boosts of a rich bird Checklist of over 525 species
* Nocturnal/ Night Game Drives are most exciting – spot  leopard, Lion, serval cat, civet, lion, hyenas etc
* Stop at the village of Nyakarambi allows you to see how Imigongo Cow – Dung paintings – distinctively Rwandan craft
* 4 Safari game drives – See the Big 5 animals +  warthogs, waterbucks, eland, roan antelope, hippo, sitatunga, zebras and others

3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda from Kigali Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali – Drive to Akagera National Park

0700 Hours: After an early morning breakfast at your hotel/ residence, meet up with your safari driver guide and depart by road to Akagera national park. The journey to the park takes about 2.5 hours depending on the stopovers along the way.

An optional stop at the village of Nyakarambi allows you to see how Imigongo Cow – Dung paintings are created by the Kakira women co-operative. This art-form that was invented by Prince Kakira and was used in decorating houses using cow dung.

The dung is dried and mixed with colors made from organic material like plants to create mostly white and red paints. The paintings are quite attractive and vibrant in colors.

Upon arrival at the park, we proceed for a game drive en-route to our accommodations. Check-in and lunch follows. After lunch we proceed for a boat trip along the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake.

The boat safari on Lake Ihema offers you a chance to see water birds including the rare Shoebill stork. You are likely to see hippos, Nile crocodile and the wildlife that comes to the shores of the lake such as elephant, buffalo and various types of antelope.

1830 Hours: Later we return to the lodge/ camp.

Accommodation Option:
Luxury Accommodation: 
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Ruzizi tented Camp, Magashi Camp
Mid-range Accommodation: Akagera game lodge
Budget Accommodation: Akagera Rhino Lodge, Dereva Hotel in Rwamagana

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Akagera National Park Game Drive

After an early breakfast, we enjoy an early morning game drive. An Akagera game drive includes most of the usual plains species. Impala and topi seem to be dominant, with eland, oribi, Maasai giraffe, Defassa waterbuck, reedbuck, bushbuck, sable and roan antelope also present.

Burchall’s zebra, hippo and crocodile are commonly seen whilst game viewing; buffalo are more prevalent in the north as are elephants.  We enjoy a picnic lunch and later continue with the game drive where are likely to see; baboons, cape elands and others.

Akagera National Park is especially good for birding, with over 480 species attracted by its diverse habitat. Savannah birds and raptors are prevalent and several endemic species such as the red-faced barbet and others.

African fish eagles, marabou stork, crowned cranes, open-billed stork, cormorants, herons and egrets are also available. If you are lucky you may even get to see the elusive shoebill stork.

Optional: After dinner we take a nocturnal game drive on which we observe the creatures of the night and hopefully spot a few leopards on the prowl other nocturnal animals.

Accommodation Option:
Luxury Accommodation: 
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, Ruzizi tented Camp
Mid-range Accommodation:  Akagera game lodge
Budget Accommodation: Akagera Rhino Lodge, Dereva Hotel in Rwamagana

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Game Viewing Safari – Drive to Kigali 

0800 Hours: Breakfast and a morning game drive follows. We return to Kigali with lunch en-route. Our 3 day Wildlife Safari in Akagera National Park – Rwanda comes to an end in Kigali.

Note: We can book for you a hotel in Kigali on first day of the safari and the last night after getting back to Kigali if so needed. This safari is easily combined with a gorilla trekking safari or a visit to Nyungwe forest.

Meal Plan: {Breakfast & Lunch}

3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda Prices

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Notes
* The cost of this Rwanda safari depends on number of days, choice of accommodation, number of guests and the season or time of the year you visit

3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda Prices Include;
* Park Ranger Fees
* Park Entrance Fee
* Boat riding in Ihema Lake
* Relevant Government Taxes
* Full time English speaking Driver/ Guide
* Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
* Entrance Fee to Imigongo traditional handcraft makers
* Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends
* Full Board Accommodation (2 Nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary

3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda Prices Exclude;
* Airfares
* Visa Fees
* Personal Insurance
* Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities

Booking & Reservations for 3 Days 2 Night Akagera National Park Safari Rwanda Contacts;

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Mobile : + 254 780-242-711
Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com
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