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3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari Rwanda

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3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari Rwanda

Akagera Wildlife Safari Rwanda  features a certain re-owned Savannah Akagera National Park in Rwanda. A place full of unending insights as you Visit Rwanda for your exceptional 3 days Rwanda Safari. In other words, this safari will surely take us to a haven of not only sporadic tufts of trees, swamps acacia but also baobab harboring the Akagera wildlife such as elephants, buffalos, giraffe, zebras, leopards, hyenas, lions. It is home to several antelopes such as  bushbucks, Topis, Orbis, water-  , roan antelope and duiker, klipspringer, impala and world largest antelope – the Cape eland. Meet for instance 12,000 mammals and 480 bird species. The Rwanda safari is worthy as you visit the reputable memorable grounds for the souls that certainly perished in the Rwandan Genocide.

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is a diverse and beautiful national park located in eastern Rwanda. It’s a unique destination that contrasts with the mountainous landscapes and gorilla habitats found in other parts of the country. Here’s what you should know about visiting Akagera National Park:

Landscape and Wildlife: Akagera National Park is characterized by its varied landscapes, including savannas, grasslands, wetlands, and lakes. It’s the only savanna park in Rwanda and offers a completely different experience compared to the other national parks.

  • Wildlife: The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, and more. It’s also a great place for bird watching, with over 500 bird species recorded.
  • Boat Safaris: One of the unique features of Akagera is its series of lakes and waterways, including Lake Ihema. You can take boat safaris to see hippos, crocodiles, water birds, and other aquatic animals.

Activities in Akagera: Akagera National Park offers several activities to explore its wildlife and landscapes:

  • Game Drives: Game drives are a popular way to explore the park’s diverse ecosystems and spot the wildlife. Morning and afternoon game drives are available, led by experienced guides who know the best spots to find animals.
  • Boat Safaris: As mentioned, boat safaris on Lake Ihema provide a unique perspective of the park’s aquatic life and offer opportunities to see hippos and crocodiles up close.
  • Bird Watching: Akagera’s varied habitats make it a prime destination for bird enthusiasts. You can spot a wide range of bird species, both resident and migratory.
  • Cultural Encounters: The park is adjacent to local communities, and you can arrange cultural visits to learn about traditional Rwandan life and support local initiatives.

The Rwanda Genocide

Also known as the Rwandan Genocide, was a tragic and horrifying event that took place in 1994 in the African nation of Rwanda. The genocide resulted in the mass murder of an estimated 800,000 Tutsi people along with moderate Hutus, over a span of approximately 100 days. It was one of the most devastating instances of ethnic violence in modern history.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National park/3Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

Firstly, you will be picked from the airport or your hotel by our guides and surely be briefed about the trip. Move straight away to Akagera national park which is about two hours away from Kigali. Then have lunch at the lodge. Lastly  enjoy a boat ride on Lake Ihema in the afternoon.

Main destination  Akagera National Park

 Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Budget: Akagera Rhino Lodge

Meals plan:

  • Break first and Lunch as well as Dinner
  • Water & fruits throughout

Day 2: Full day at Akagera national park/3Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

On the second day of the 3Days Akagera Wildlife Safari, you will start the day with an early morning game drive through the park in search of animals for instance  lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Maasai Giraffe and many others. Later  return to the lodge for lunch. In afternoon, 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari have another game drive in search for more animals for instance Gazelles, Impala, Baboons, Oribi, Burchell’s zebra, Topi, Bush baby, Leopard and bushbuck, Elands.

Main destination  Akagera National Park

 Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Midrange: Akagera Game Lodge

Budget: Akagera Rhino Lodge

Meals plan:

  • Break first and Lunch as well as Dinner
  • Water & fruits throughout

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali/3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

You will depart for Kigali after breakfast and eventually enjoy a city tour including a visit to the museum and the genocide memorial site and will have lunch in Kigali. Thus the end of our tour

Main destination Kigali (City)

meanwhile, there is no room option since its the end of tour

Meals Plan:

  • Break first and  Lunch as well as Dinner
  • Water & fruits throughout

Tour Includes:

  • Park fees
  • All activities
  • All rooms
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals and Drinks

Tour Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Additional room before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips, Personal items (gifts, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Enjoy Your Akagera Wildlife Safari Rwanda. Thank you so much for specifically choosing bonobos African safari holidays and we hope to see you again!