Skip Link Text

3 DAY WILDLIFE IN AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

Overview:

Akagera National Park is found in the Northeastern part of the country (Rwanda) sharing the borderline with Tanzania covers an area of over 1,122Km2. It is named after the Akagera River which flows along its Eastern boundary feeding into a number of lakes with the largest being Ihema. Its rich blend of biodiversity ranging from papyrus swamps, forest fringed lakes, savanna plains and rolling highlands form a good habitant to a miscellany of great game including; Sitatungas, Oribis, Bushbucks, Elephants and Buffalos among others as well as bird variety such as the sought after prehistoric looking Shoebill Stork and Primates like Vervets, Secretive Blue Monkey among others.

Details

Airport arrival and pick-up

Welcome to the Land of a Thousand hills! On the day of arrival, your guide will be waiting for you at Kigali International Airport. Receive a warm welcome and then you are transferred to the hotel in Kigali where you will have your overnight stay. Depending on time of arrival, you may do a city tour around Kigali visiting places like the Genocide memorial centre and/or Presidential Palace museum.

Accommodation: Kigali Serena hotel (luxury)/ Gorillas Golf Hotel (midrange)/ Tea House Kigali (basic). Bed & Breakfast.

 

Day 01: Departure from Kigali to Akagera National Park [Approximately 3hours drive]

Have breakfast early enough at your overnight accommodation, meet with the guide, receive briefing about the tour and embark on the journey, enjoying the pleasant countryside through Rwamagara- Rwinkwavu. Have lunch at the booked lodge and later in the afternoon you can head for a cultural palate [only if there is a minimum of 3 people] this presents opportune moments to try the Imigongo paintings, Sampling of Honey on the comb, dance and many more cultural experiences.

Accommodation: Ruzizi Tented lodge (luxury)/ Akagera Game lodge (midrange)/ Camping (basic). Meal Arrangement: Full Board [FB]

Day 02: Game drive and boat trip

Begin with a delightful breakfast at the lodge, proceed for a stunning half day game drive in search of the gem of wildlife roaming the golden savannas of Rwanda; anticipate to see the Roan Antelopes, Giraffes, Elephants, and Sable among others. Later in the afternoon, have lunch and then be part of another exquisite experience as you partake in an epic sunset boat trip on Lake Ihamba  with pleasant display of marine and birdlife including Hippopotamuses, Crocodiles, and if lucky the Elusive Shoebill Stork and many others. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Arrangement: Full Board [FB].

Day 03: Bird watching on Boat trip or Game drive and return to Kigali

Have an early breakfast at the lodge and head for another boat experience in the morning, for an astonishing display of birdlife. The park hosts over 500bird species, you should anticipate to see; the Ross’ Turaco, Crested Barbet, Black-headed Gonolek and many more. These are also opportune moments to add on your game count as you spot more mammals through the plains or along the shoreline as they come to breakfast on the fresh pastures. Have lunch at the lodge and later checkout and embark on your drive back to Kigali and be dropped off to your hotel or at the Airport for your flight back home.

Meal Arrangement: Breakfast & Lunch

End of Safari

Inclusions

Park entrance fees, Activity fees as detailed in the itinerary, Round trip airport or hotel transfers, Professional English speaking Guide/driver, Ground transport at an all-inclusive fee, Drinking water in the car, Meals as detailed in the itinerary, Pre tour Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis

Exclusions

Tips, Gratuities and laundry services, Foods and Beverages outside the menu such as wines,

Any other activities outside the itinerary or if labeled as optional, Post tour accommodation [arranged on request], International Airline tickets [can be arranged on request], Visas [can be arranged on request], Travel insurance and any personal expenses/items


Other pages

 3 Day Wildlife Encounter in Nyungwe Forest
Overview:   Located in Southwest of Rwanda at the border with Burundi, Nyungwe Forest National Park is a fine safari destination with a vast area of Mountain Forest hosting variety of wildlife species and mostly its abundant primates; it covers an area of over 1000sq.km extending over the ....
 4 Days Gorilla Tracking and Hiking in Volcanoes
Overview:          Parc National de Volcans (PNV) is Rwanda’s premier destination known for the ultimate Gorilla Tracking experience. It is located in the Northwestern part of the country along the border with Virunga and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks in Congo Democ ....

General information


 About Uganda

 The Mountain Gorilla Beringei

 Gorilla Habituation Experience

 Bird watching in Uganda

 Bird watching Tips

 Travel Info

 Privacy policy

 Terms and conditions





QUICK LINKS ICK LINKS ICK LINKS

CONTACT INFORMATION

Avens Travel world

Address: Kira house (Former Collines House), opposite NIC building

Room: 24, Pilkington Rd

P.O.Box: 28070, Kampala-Uganda

Phone: +256 779 698998,

Phone: +256 754 054029

WhatsApp: +256 773 148649

Email: [email protected]
QUICK FEED BACK

NAME


EMAIL


MESSAGE


Type 4321 in the box below


LIKE OUR PAGE



View our Terms and Conditions (T&C)

WebAdmin | WebMail

© COPYRIGHT 2019, AVENS TRAVEL WORLD
TRAVEL BOOKING FORM
Surname*
Other names*
Nationality*
Email*
Phone number*
Organization
Origin
Destination
Depature date
Return date
Adults
Children
Infants
Ticket type
Service/Request
Enter 4321 in the box below

TOUR BOOKING FORM
Surname*
Other names*
Nationality*
Email*
Phone number*
Travel/trip date
Number of days
Number of adults
Number of children
Accommodation level
Interests







Comment/request
Enter 4321 in the box below