4 Days Akagera National Park Safari with Birding : A traveller interested in birding in Rwanda and also interested in watching a number of mammal species during the Rwanda safari, this 4 days Akagera national park safari with birding will give you the ultimate safari experience which will lead you to explore the different areas in the park. don’t miss out on the full day birding experience in Rwanda which will give you access to a number of different bird species from the migratory species, you will watch a number of water birds like the king fishers among other attractions in the wild, you will also participate in the full day game drive in Rwanda that will give you access to a number of herbivores, carnivores and a number of memorable species in the wild that can be seen when  you embark on the different activities in Akagera National Park.

Highlights of your safari

DAY 1: TRANSFER TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 2: EARLY MORNING GAME DRIVE AND EVENING GAME DRIVE 

DAY 3 : FULL DAY BIRD WATCHING TOUR AND THE BOAT CRUISE

Detailed itinerary

DAY 1: TRANSFER TO AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK (AND OPTIONAL GAME DRIVE)

 At 9:30am, you will be picked up by your driver guide at your agreed location in Kigali to transfer to Akagera National Park. Upon arrival at the Akagera National Park Reception Desk, you can take your time to relax, use the toilet facilities, and enjoy lunch at the café. Your driver guide will wait in the parking area until you are ready, and then will transfer you to your  lodge to relax. On this day you can take part in an optional game drive in Akagera National Park any. Check into your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 2: FULL DAY GAME DRIVE

 Day 2 details: Rise up early with your packed lunch and go for a game drive with great anticipation of seeing the different animals which rise early to graze and predators like the lions, hyenas, leopards and many more looking for their early morning kill. Have a break for lunch at one of the picnic spots or cafes within the Park (with toilet facilities), and then continue with the game drive in the afternoon. Throughout the day, your guide will be able to suggest game drive destinations based on recent animal spottings.

4 Days Akagera National Park Safari with Birding
Akagera National Park Game Drive

DAY 3 : FULL DAY BIRD WATCHING TOUR AND THE BOAT CRUISE

After enjoying your morning breakfast, you will enjoy a boat trip along Lake Ihema which will give you the opportunity to get close to the plentiful water birds including numerous African fish eagles, marabou stork, crowned cranes, open-billed stork, cormorants, king fishers, herons and egrets. If you are lucky, you may even get to see the elusive shoebill stork! During the boat trip along Lake Ihema you will see game like hippopotamuses, crocodiles, and elephants quenching their thirst from the river banks. After this, you can embark on the rest of your bird watching journey an Akagera National Park! Visitors are always impressed by what they find, including a variety of bird species ranging from water, forest, savannah, and migratory species. Many of these birds are endemic to the park, and some are exceptionally rare like the papyrus Gonolek.

 DAY 4: TRANSFER BACK TO KIGALI

After your morning breakfast, your  driver guide will be ready to take you back to your preferred location in Kigali. On your way back to Kigali, you can stop at the “Imigongo Art Center” for lunch. You will be dropped off at a location of your choice in Kigali city and that marks the end of your 4 days Akagera national park safari with birding.

4 Days Akagera National Park Safari with Birding Includes:

  • Airport Pick up and drop off
  • All activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Full time English speaking Guide/Driver.
  • All accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water while on safari.

4 Days Akagera National Park Safari with Birding excludes:

  • Air tickets.
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary, Portage and wait staff gratuity
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