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3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera National Park

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3-Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera National Park

3-Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera National park is central Africa’s largest protected wetland and the last remaining refuge for savannah-adapted species in Rwanda. The rolling highlands, vast plains and swamp fringed lakes of this north eastern territory contain a rich biodiversity and are home to a number of rare species, With more than 12,000 large mammals and 482 bird species, this breath-taking landscape is every nature lover’s wildest dream. We shall take a game drive in search of these mammals.

 

Detailed guide 3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera

Day 1; Akagera National Park Game Drive

Afterward breakfast, 3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera you will go on a game drive in the park, exploring the best of what eastern Rwanda has to offer. Akagera national park is located in Eastern Rwanda on the border with Tanzania. African parks is currently managing this park and has done a great job with the conservation. In the past there were lots of conflict between people and the park but this was solved by fencing off part of the park and the introduction of community tours where visitors are encouraged to visit and benefit accordingly.

Meanwhile, Akagera national park is a the only Savannah park in Rwanda and is home to several mammal types including Lions, Elephants,3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera Giraffes, Hippos, Kobs, Zebras, Bushbucks, Waterbucks and most recently Black Rhinos have been introduces from South Africa, making Akagera national park officially a big 5 park like it was many years ago. Lastly, it also has many bird types in several homes which include woodland, swamps, lakes and Savannah.

However, the main destination is Akagera National Park

Meanwhile, the best Time to Visit is in the months of; 

June to September as well as mid-December to mid-February (It is drier and wildlife is easier to spot)

While, the high Season is in the months of;

June to September (The park is busiest at weekends)

However, the best Weather is in the months of;

June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Akagera NP 3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera

  • Giraffe
  • Buffalo
  • Zebra
  • Hippo
  • White Rhino
  • Lion

3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera Accommodation option:

Meanwhile, 2000 Hotel is a Mid-range hotel located in or near Kigali

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2; Nyungwe Forest National Park

Meanwhile, an early morning breakfast will be followed by a drive to Nyungwe forest. However on the way, visit Nyanza King’s Palace,3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera the National Museum of Butare and Nyanza which was the base of the ancient Rwanda Kingdom before the arrival of the Europeans. Furthermore, the compound has the modern palace constructed by King Mutara in 1934. lastly, it is tastefully decorated with the traditional mats and utensils.

However, the main destination is Nyungwe Forest National Park (Chimps)

Meanwhile, the best Time to Visit is in the months of;

June to September (Dry weather, best chimp trekking)

Furthermore, the high Season is as well in the months of;

June to September (Popular gorilla trekking time in Volcanoes NP)

Similarly, the best Weather is also in the months of;

June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Nyungwe NP 3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera

  • Chimpanzee
  • White Rhino
  • Black Rhino
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Cheetah

3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera Accommodation option:

Meanwhile, 2000 Hotel is a Mid-range hotel located in or near Kigali

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 3; End of Trip with Chimpanzees Tracking

Afterward breakfast, you will enter the Nyungwe forest to track the Nyungwe colobus monkey. A walk into the forest with our knowledgeable guides well versed in botany,3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera ornithology, and interspecies relationships will be a whole new learning experience for you. You will return to the guest house for lunch and Drive back to Kigali.

Main Destination is Nyungwe Forest National Park (Chimps)

3Day Combined Nyungwe and Akagera Accommodation option:

However, there is no accommodation. Thus, end of tour

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included