3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari

The 3 days Akagera National Park wildlife safari is a short tour that is never short of experience. The safari will take you to an amazing safari destination – Akagera National Park. The Akagera National Park is famous for being home to the Big Five animals. These include; lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffaloes. Additionally, the park is home to many species of birds including the Rift Valley endemics. A boat cruise on Lake Ihema is one thing you will enjoy on this safari. Before you even make it to the Akagera National Park, you will have an amazing city tour. Below is a detailed itinerary for the 3 days Akagera wildlife safari.

Safari Summary

  • Day 1: Kigali City Tour and Transfer to Akagera National Park
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kigali – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali City Tour and Transfer to Akagera National Park

After breakfast at your hotel or arrival at the Kigali International Airport, you will meet our driver guide. You will take a city tour in Kigali. Visit the Nyamatta Church, King’s Palace, Genocide Museum, and the local markets. Later on, you will drive to the Akagera National Park. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meal Plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema

The day will start with a delicious breakfast. Later you will go for a game drive in the park. This game drive will introduce you to many animals including warthogs, lions, buffaloes, elephants, and many more. You will see many species of birds as well. Return to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a boat ride on Lake Ihema. The boat ride will introduce you to schools of hippos and crocodiles. In the evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali – Departure

Wake up to a leisurely breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and drive to Kigali. Traverse the endless rolling hills of Rwanda while making stops for photography. The driver guide will drop you at the Kigali International Airport. Say goodbye to the team and mark the end of your 3 days Akagera wildlife safari.

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