Akagera's Wildlife and Water Safari


Day 1: Arrival - Akagera National Park.

(We recommend flights arriving into Kigali by 1pm latest).

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by Adventure Consults’ representative, transfer to Kigali for a briefing and start your 3 hour journey to Akagera National park. The only Savannah park in Rwanda, is located along the Eastern border of the country, where the typically hilly countryside gives way to the savannas of the Great Rift Valley. Dominated by lakes, swamps and marshland, the area boasts a huge compliment of nature and wildlife that cannot be found elsewhere in the country. It is a unique habitat and home to big game (including the Lion, Elephants, Zebras Topi, lots of primates and Bird species.

Afternoon Game drive with an optional sundowner while enjoying the panoramic views across the scattered grasslands. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2:  Game viewing – Akagera National park.

Morning game drive towards Lake Ihema circuit where you will be rewarded with an array of Big game including the Lion, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles among others. Akagera has got amazing views of the gentle hills blending beautifully with lowland swamps and water bodies.

After lunch you have an option to go for a presentation on the ecology of Akagera and the conservation efforts including the coexistent dynamics between the local people and wildlife. Alternatively, simply relax at the lodge or take another Game drive or take a boat trip along the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake, with some great aquatic bird sightings. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3: Akagera – Kigali – Return flight. App. 4 hrs.

Morning start for Kigali, time permitting, have a tour of the city including a visit to genocide memorial, handicraft shops, local markets etc. and later drop off at the airport in time for your return flight. 

Accommodation;

we don’t restrict on where to stay as this entirely depends on guest preference and budget. You may opt for either Rusizi tented Camp or Akagera Game Lodge. Please get in touch for more options and discounted quotes.


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