4 Days Wildlife Safari in Akagera National Park



Take this safari in Akagera national park of Rwanda where you will be able to discover the hidden treasure about the different wildlife including mammals, birds, and much more. This safari includes the big five animals since they can be found in this park.


Take a short city tour around Kigali where you will know the political history of the country, visit the local markets, presidential Palace museum, and genocide center. The main activities in Akagera national park will be a game drive and boat cruise.


Detailed itinerary


Day 1: Arrival and spend a night in Kigali - Rwanda


Be welcome at the airport and then transfer to a hotel. In case you're missing some travel documents, the driver guide will assist you to process them by taking you to the immigration office, embassy, or any office in charge. You can also buy some necessities you dint bring from home to use while on this safari.


Day 2: City tour and transfer to Akagera National Park


Take a short city tour around Kigali where you will visit different tourist attractions like the local markets that sell fresh fruits and foodstuffs, the presidential palace museum among others. Then you will have a transfer to the Akagera national park that is located in the eastern of the county at the border of Tanzania.


The park gets its name from the Akagera River that supplies water in the park but there is also Lake Ihema that is full of crocodiles and hippos. The park comprises different vegetation such as woodland, swamps, low mountains, and savannahs that are full of different wild animals like elephants, zebras, warthogs, leopards, giraffes among others with different bird species like the shoebill stock, fish eagles, and kingfishers among others. Check-in a lodge on your arrival


Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise


Head for a morning game drive in the plains of the Park where you will be able to support different wild animals like zebras, impalas, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, topis, bushbucks, leopards, hyenas among others. It's not a guarantee that you will spot all the animals due to their nature as others try to hideaway.


The game drive will last 2 hours and then head for a boat cruise on Lake Ihema where animals like hippos and crocodiles will be spotted after lunch. Bird watching is another rewarding adventure where you will be able to spot water birds like fish eagles, hamerkop among others. This will also last for 2 hours and this will be the end of the day


Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali city. Departure


Have breakfast and transfer to the capital city of Rwanda - Kigali. You will straight away head to the airport and fly back home marking the end of this 4 days Akagera national park safari.

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