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3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour

The three days Akagera national park safari introduces you to Rwanda’s wildlife. This is one of the places that will prove you that Rwanda isn’t just a country of mountain gorillas, but it also has other several wildlife species like the elephants, giraffes, bushbucks, zebras, warthogs and many others as well as a wide array of bird species.
The trip is to allow you explore the local communities around Akagera national park, enjoy the traditional performances, and also taste the local cuisines.
Then you will have a striking game drive, remember that this park offers the best game drive experiences in Rwanda. You will then have a launch cruise at Lake Ihema, one of the largest lakes in Rwanda. Here you will have a beautiful view of the Rwanda hills, animals that drop by for water and a cool off as well as several sea bird species.

Itinerary Breakdown

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park Rwanda
Day 2: Game drive – Boatride on lake Ihema
Day 3: Transfer Back to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park.
In the morning, you will be picked up by our experienced driver guide from the lodge where you will have stayed in the night. He will simply brief you about the whole trip as you drive to Akagera national park. Thisthree hour drive from Kigali exposes you to the beautiful people of Rwanda and the amazing scenic views of Rwanda hills.
You will have one or two stop overs for lunch and refreshments and then proceed to the park. On arrival in the evening you will just check in at the lodge and then rest as you prepare for the activities of the next day.
Luxury: Ruziizi Tented Camp
Mid-Range: Akagera Game Lodge
Budget: Dereva Hotel

Have breakfast and then board the vehicle for a thrilling game drive in Akagera. You will have stunning views of the striking rolling hills spotted with acacia woodland and patches of grassland crossed with a series of lakes and swamps, all creating an amazing scenery that has not been seen anywhere else in Africa yet.
Just within minutes, you are able to spot the various wildlife species in Akagera like the giraffes, Impalas, Topis, Zebras, bush bucks, African swallows, eland, vervet monkeys, warthogs, baboons, Mongoose, buffaloes, Oribi, hippos, crocodiles, and elephants and other mammal species plus several bird species.
Later in the afternoon, having had a palatable lunch, relax off with a boat cruise on Ihema Lake fed by the great and famous Akagera River. Spot the huge hippos, elephants, crocodiles and various bird species on the shores of this lake. The fresh air here is the freshest you will ever have in Africa.
Luxury: Ruziizi Tented Camp
Mid-Range: Akagera Game Lodge
Budget: Dereva Hotel

After breakfast, embark on the journey back to Kigali and have a city tour, that will expose you to Kigali memorial genocide center, the site that reveals the dark genocide history that befell Rwanda in 1994, visit several craft markets and museums, have lunch and then transfer to the airport to fly back home.

That will be the end of the trip


  • 4WD Vehicle for ground transportation
  • Fuel
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guiding fees
  • Drinking water
  • Game viewing
  • City tour
  • Launch cruise

  • Any other activity not included in the itinerary
  • vDrinks other than water

  • Souvenirs and other shopping
  • Visas and Air tickets
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