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3-Day Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari

This 3 Days Akagera National Park wildlife safari will take you to Rwanda’s only wildlife safari. It is a great one for visitors interested in a quick classic safari while in Rwanda. This safari features morning and evening game drives and a boat safari on Lake Ihema.



Day 1 Transfer Akagera National Park

Today after breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kigali and transfer you to Akagera National park. You will get to your lodge in the park in time for check-in and lunch. In the evening you will go for your first game drive in the park. Look out for the different animals that live here. You will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight Journey Time: 3 hours

Meal plan: Lunch and breakfast

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge (Mid-range) or Karenge Bush camp (Mid-range).


Day 2 Sunrise game drive in Akagera – Boat ride on Lake Ihema

Today morning, you will wake up early and head to the park before sunrise to look out for the early risers. Look out for lions, elephants, buffalo, hyenas and the different antelopes that graze freely in the park.

Later in the afternoon after lunch, you will go for a boat safari on Lake Ihema which will reward you with hippos, crocodiles and the countless water, swamp and savannah birds that come here. Some of the birds are the fish eagle, cormorants, and kingfishers among others. You will return to the boat for dinner and overnight

Meal plan: Lunch and breakfast

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge (Mid-range) or Karenge Bush camp (Mid-range).

Day 3 Transfer back to Kigali

Today marks the end of a successful safari. You will be transferred back to Kigali after breakfast. If you have an outbound flight, your guide will transfer you to Kigali airport.

This is a private safari which can begin any time of the year although June – September are the preferred months since they are dry Park Book your safari to Akagera National park at least two months before the safari begins because the accommodations in the park are limited

There are no scheduled group tours for this safari.

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Price for 3 Day Kagera Wildlife Safari

Price per person includes

  • Park Entrance

  • Round airport transfer

  • Professional driver guide

  • All taxes/VAT

  • All accommodations

  • Bottled drinking water

  • All meals

  • Park fees

Price Excludes

  • International flights from home back to home

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Personal items, souvenirs, visas and travel

  • Insurance

General Information

Hotels have Wi-fi, self contained rooms.

Meals served are of your choice (Starter, Main course & Dessert)


Insured Custom build safari vehicles (4WD Toyota Land Cruisers, Safari Van)

You need a yellow fever vaccination

Carry your anti-malarial medicines

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