This 5 days Akagera National Park safari will give you the most of your safari experience in one of the notable national park for travellers interested in the wildlife safaris in Rwanda. the safari will lead you to a number of memorable activities in the wild like; the full day game drive in Akagera national park which will give you access to the big five animals in Rwanda, you will also enjoy the boat cruise on Lak Ihema which will give you access to a number of water birds like the king fishers as they catch their fish in the wild, you can also participate in the behinds the scenes tour which will give you access to a number of different views in the wild, you will also get to participate in the night game drives in Akagera national park to watch a number of carnivores as they hunt in the wild for a memorable Rwanda safari

DAY 1: TRANSFER TO AKAGERA NATIONAL

On day 1 of 5 days Akagera national park safari, at an agreed location in Kigali City, you will be met by your guide who will transfer you to Akagera national park. Before you embark on your way to the park you will participate in the Kigali city tour which will lead you the genocide memorial museum which will give you the chance to understand more about the 1994 Rwanda genocide, you can visit the Kimironko market and many other rewarding sites for a memorable safari experience. After they experience, you will make your way to the park checking in your hotel for dinner Dinner and overnight at Karenge bush Camp (budget) Akagera game lodge (mid-range)

DAY 2: MORNING GAME DRIVE AND AFTERNOON BOAT CRUISE

On day 2 of your 5 days Akagera national park safari, after an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked by your guide who will transfer you to the park plains to participate in the morning game drives which will give you the chance to observe a number animal species like the early risers in the wild grazing within the park’s plains. After the morning game drive, you will head tto your hotel for relaxation and later in the afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema where you will see game like hippopotamuses, Crocodiles and many bird species that live around the lake and the surrounding swamps. Dinner and overnight at Karenge bush Camp (budget) Akagera game lodge (mid-range)

DAY 3: EARLY MORNING GAME DRIVE AND EVENING GAME DRIVE. 

On day 3 of your 5 days Akagera national park safari rise up early and go for a game drive with great anticipation of seeing the different animals which rise early to graze and predators looking for their early morning kill. After the game drive, return to connect with your driver guide and drive back to your lodge for lunch. After lunch, you spend the rest of your afternoon relaxing at your lodge and later in the evening you will meet up with your guide and embark on an evening game drive in the park. Get to watch wildlife animals as they return to their dens for the night. Later drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Dinner and overnight at Karenge bush Camp (budget) Akagera game lodge (mid-range)

DAY 4: BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR AND GAME DRIVE and a night game drive

On day 4 of your 5 days Akagera national park safari, have breakfast at your lodge in the morning and head out for a behind the scenes tour in Akagera national park. Get on the management of the park for additional insights into Akagera park, where you will meet employees at the park while learning about exciting conservation developments in Akagera. This activity takes 1½ hours. Return back to your lodge for lunch. After the safari experience, head back to your lodge for lunch and then participate in the game drive to watch the different attractions. you will make your way to take part in the night game drive which will help you explore more about the park at night. You will get to see how the park comes to life with the use of spot lights which will give you clear views of the herbivores like the elephants, buffaloes, impalas and many others hiding in their spots, you will get to watch the night birds like the night jars, and the carnivores like the lions, hyenas, leopards  hunting for their prey for dinner. After the rewarding experience, head back to your hotel for overnight stay

5 days Akagera National Park safari
Game Drive

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

DAY 5: COMMUNITY TOUR AND TRANSFER BACK TO KIGALI.

On day 5 of your 5 days Akagera national park safari after an early morning breakfast embark on a community cultural tour to one of the local communities neighboring the park. Get an opportunity to interact with the friendly locals and watch dance and singing performances from the local dance troupe. You can also visit some craft stalls in the community and support the local community by purchasing a few souvenirs for yourself and loved ones After the experience, your driver/guide will drive back to Kigali where you will be dropped off at a hotel of your choice or Kigali international airport in case you have a flight to catch back home. You can do a city tour on this day if you didn’t get to do it on your first day. End of Rwanda safari.

Quotation Includes:

  • Airport Pick up and drop off
  • All activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • vehicle and fuel
  • 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.

Not included:

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