Akagera Wildlife Safari

About your Trip

Experience Rwanda's wildlife in Akagera National Park: game drives, boat cruises, and more.

What you'll do

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali – Airport Pickup and City Tour

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, our friendly driver-guide will warmly welcome you and provide a short but insightful city tour. Afterward, you’ll be comfortably transported to your hotel in Kigali for your overnight stay at Urban CityBlue Hotel.

Day 2: Journey to Akagera National Park

Enjoy an early breakfast before embarking on a scenic 2.5-hour drive from Kigali to Akagera National Park, home to Rwanda’s magnificent Big Five and diverse wildlife. En route, capture the beauty of the landscape with optional stopovers for photographs. Upon arrival at the park, check into your accommodation and savor a delicious lunch. Later, experience the thrill of an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema, where you can spot hippos and crocodiles basking along the shoreline. Overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 3: Thrilling Game Drive in Akagera National Park

Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast, then check out of your lodge as you prepare for an exhilarating game drive in Akagera National Park. This immersive activity, spanning 5 to 6 hours, will lead you through the park’s diverse landscapes, from its southern to northern gate. Keep a keen eye out for the majestic Big Five, including lions, black rhinos, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, and a variety of antelope species. Bird enthusiasts will also be captivated by the park’s rich avian biodiversity, boasting over 500 bird species. Pack a lunch for the journey, as this comprehensive exploration will offer unforgettable wildlife encounters. After the game drive, we’ll transport you back to Kigali, concluding this remarkable adventure.

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