Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s protected park established to protect wide biodiversity of animal species. The park located in the Eastern part of Rwanda near the border with Tanzania. The park houses incredible species of animals including lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffe, various species of antelopes, baboons, warthogs among many. The park is covered with the rolling hills of savannah with clusters of acacia mingled with open grassland. The scenery is dominated by a labyrinth of swamps forming a sprawling wetland. The safari will enable you enjoy game viewing and also enjoy a launch cruise along the lake Iheme.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Akagera National park.
you will be picked up by our safari guide from your hotel/lodge in the morning after breakfast and then after, he will take you for a Kigali city tour and visit some of the interesting places in Kigali, places to visit include the Kigali genocide memorial site a burial site for the victims of 1994 genocide, visit the national museum, visit the cultural sites and hand and craft markets. after lunch our guide/driver will transfer you to Akagera national park with a scenic drive all through, you will Arrive at the lodge/camp in the evening check in for relaxation dinner and an overnight at, (Budget): Shakani Campsite, Mutamba Campsite, Muyumba Campsite, (Mid-range): Akagera Game Lodge, Umbrella Pine or Dereva Hotel, (luxury)Akagera Game Lodge
Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise on Lake Ihema
After an early morning cup of tea/coffee, embark on a game drive to catch up with very many predators rushing to their hide-outs games expects to see include lions, spotted hyena, leopard and many other the impalas, zebras, bushbucks, elephants, giraffes, buffalos, cape eland, black tailed mongoose, Oribi and some species of primates. After this moment retire to the lodge for full breakfast and lunch, after lunch, in the afternoon embark on another activity boat cruise on Lake Ihema here you will be rewarded with more chance to view more species of birds and animals including schools of hippos and crocodiles just meters from the boat and many species of water birds like papyrus Gonolek and shoebill storks. retire to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at: (Budget): Akagera Game Lodge, Shakani Campsite, Mutamba Campsite, Muyumba Campsite, (Mid-range): Akagera Game Lodge, Umbrella Pine or Dereva Hotel, (luxury)Akagera Game Lodge
Day 3: Departure
After a hearty breakfast at the lodge, you will embark on the transfer back to Kigali, however if you missed the first Kigali city tour, our safari guide will take you for a city tour and visit interesting places and later you will connect to your departure flight at Kigali international park
End of safari
The safari includes
- Transportation and fuel in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- Full Board Accommodation on Safari as included in the itinerary
- Game drive and Lunch cruise on Lake Ihema
- Kigali city tour
- Full English Speaking driver guide and all his associated expenses. We can also provide any other foreign language speaking guide on request.
- Park entrance fees
- Any other Activity fees as mentioned in the Itinerary
But it exclude,
- Accommodation in Kigali unless is on itinerary
- Visa fees,
- Airport taxes
- Item of personal nature, like bar bills, tipping, Laundry, Beverages
- Optional Activity fees
- Other extra expenses not included above