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3 days Akagera National Park Experience

Book this 3 days / 2 nights tour to Akagera National Park and have a rewarding safari trip in Rwanda. Akagera National Park is the biggest park in Rwanda and has the only savanna environment in this mountainous country popularly referred to as “land of a thousand hills”.
This 3 day Akagera tour will give you enough time to explore the park and you will be impressed by the huge diversity of wildlife and amazing scenery! Animals look to out for on the safari in Akagera National park include antelopes, elephants, lions, giraffes, monkeys, zebras, crocodiles, hippos, monkeys among others.

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  • What's included :
    • A private 4X4 safari car
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide/driver
    • Park entrance fees
    • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary above
    • 3 Game drives and 1 boat safari
    • Drinking water in the car
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    What's excluded :
    • Beer and personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Kigali Convention Centre, KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali Rwanda

    Day 1 – drive from Kigali City to Akagera National Park, game drive and boat trip
    Your tour guide/driver shall pick you from your hotel/residence in Kigali at 9.00am and depart for Akagera National Park in the east of Rwanda.
    The distance from Kigali to entrance gate of Akagera National Park is about 110km and the travel time is about two and half hours.
    Upon arriving in Akagera you shall immediately go on a game drive for your first wildlife sightings and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
    Later you shall continue to your lodge and have lunch.
    In the evening you shall go for a one hour boat trip on Lake Ihema.
    This is the biggest lake in the park. The boat trip offers wonderful views of hippos and crocodiles and other wildlife along the lake shores and the islands.

    Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation : Akagera Game Lodge

    Stop At: Lake Ihema, Rwanda

    Day 2 – morning safari in Akagera and afternoon at leisure
    Today you are set to do a morning game drive in Akagera National Park.
    You shall cover more game trails and reach more areas of the park to see more animals and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
    Later you shall return to the lodge for lunch and thereafter spend the rest of the day at leisure

    Optional activity:
    Night safari: You can do a night game drive after 6pm to look for the elusive nocturnal animals such as leopard, hyena, jackal, genet, bushbabies, porcupine, serval, etc…
    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Akagera Game lodge or Ruzizi Tenteed Lodge

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Akagera National Park, Akagera National Park, Eastern Province

    Day 3 – Full safari in Akagera and exit the park
    You will have early breakfast and after set off for the full safari in Akagera National Park.
    This is a 6 hour game drive from the lodge/entrance in the south to the exit in the north of the park. You will cover a variety of habitats from woodland, wetlands, bushes and thickets, forest and grassland, which will provide a variety of wildlife, and finally get to the Kilala plains in the north. Kilala plains are beautiful flat savanna plains where a lot of animals graze such as antelopes, buffaloes, and zebras.
    The variety of grazing animals in the Kilala plains makes it a favorite hunting ground for the predators, and it is therefore the place to look for the lions, hyenas and other predators.
    These plains are the main animal watching area of the park one cannot afford to miss.
    After fully exploring the Kilala plains you shall have picnic lunch and then exit the park and head back to Kigali

    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

    Duration: 6 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    2000 Hotel is a starting point of our tour but if you would like us to offer you a pick-up service from where you will be. Please mention it with your location in booking form or you call us to inform us about your location any time before tour kick off.
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by 1000 Hills Safaris

Activity ID: V-103565P11

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