This 3-day wildlife safari, take to explore Akagera National Park which is found in the east part of the country along the Rwanda and Tanzania border. On this safari, you will get a chance to do a game drive through the park from which you will get a chance to see different animals in the park and then you will also enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Ihema.
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park
You will meet and greet the 4×4 Rwanda Ltd representative at Kigali International Airport and then he will show you the car, inspect it before you sign the car rental agreement. later after the signing of the paperwork, you will be ready to start your safari by driving towards the eastern side of Rwanda to Akegera National Park which is located along the Tanzanian border. The park was established in 1934 to protect animals and vegetation in three eco-regions: savannah, mountain, and swamp. In Akagera National Park you will get a chance to spot different wild animals like; large herds of buffalo, giraffe, and zebra graze in the savannah, lucky tourists to Akagera National Park might also get a chance to see elephants coming from the jungle to drink at the lakes. Akagera National Park is home to over 500 different species of birds, which make a bird lover’s paradise. you will reach in the park late afternoon and you will have your dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.
Day 2: Game drives and boat trip on Lake Ihema
On this day you will wake up with a cup of coffee/tea and enjoy an early morning game drive in the park, where you will have an opportunity to see animals like; elephants, hippos, giraffes, buffalos, giraffes, hyenas, crocodiles, and many other animals plus birdlife. After this fantastic adventure, you will return to the lodge for a full breakfast and relax at the lodge as you wait for lunch. After lunch, you will enjoy a canoe ride on Lake Ihema in the afternoon where you will get a chance to see a lot of crocodiles relaxing at the banks of the lake, hippos, and others like elephants, zebras coming to drink water.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali
Have breakfast at the lodge and transfer back to Kigali and enjoy a city tour to Gisozi genocide memorial museum, the local art and craft shops, do last-minute shopping before you transfer to Kigali International Airport where you will meet the agent from 4×4 Rwanda Ltd to pick the car and then go to catch your departure flight back home.
End of the Wildlife Safari in Rwanda