3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera National Park
3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera National Park

3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera National Park. (Safari Overview)

This 3 days wildlife safari to Akagera National Park allows you to enjoy the wilderness safari in Rwanda’s only wildlife destination on a memorable full day game drive experience. You get a chance to see the wildlife gifted to this park such as the giraffes, buffalos, elephants, zebras, among others. You will also take a breath-taking boat ride on Lake Ihema for amazing and great views overlooking Tanzania while on this 3 days safari to Akagera National Park.

Having welcomed 20 black rhinos in 2017 from South Africa and of recent the five Eastern Black Rhinos from Czech Republic, Akagera National Park, this 3 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari to Akagera is a must-book tour to allow exhilarate your anxiety for the wildlife game drives in an African style.

Highlights on the 3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera
  • Full Game Drive in the Northern Sector of the park
  • Boat Ride along Lake Ihema
  • 2 Hours Game Drive Experience before leaving for your departure

Safari Itinerary Details

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Our driver / guide shall meet up with you at your hotel/residence for a briefing about the 3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera National Park and after you will start the 2 hours journey to the Eastern Province of Rwanda where the park is located. We arrive in time and check-in at your preferred lodge for your safari accommodation and then catch up for a morning game drive which takes about 2-3 hours and later enjoy a boat ride on Lake Ihema. Lunch, dinner and accommodation at your preferred lodge/campsite.

Day 2: Full Day Game Drive Experience in Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park

On your second day of the safari, you will wake up very early by 6:00 am for a great breakfast, and with your packed lunchand a bottle of drinking water, you will drive to the northern sector of the park for an exciting game drive experience where you will encounter the great wildlife in the park. Elephants, Buffaloes and Waterbucks, Topis are a must see as you drive via the famous Mutumba hill over looking the Northern section of the park where we have great concetration of wildlife.

The northern sector of Akagera Nationa park is filled with great acacia trees also comprising of the Wooden and Open savannah grasslands. After the 3 hour drive, we shall yet have a great variety of wildlife including the 11 – species of antelopes like the cape elands, roan antelopes, reebucks, oribis, common dikers, statungas, impalas among others. After the game drive, we shall head back to the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Depart to Kigali

Breakfast early morning at around 6:30 am, then check-out of the lodge for your last exciting wildlife game drive as you exit the park to travel back to Kigali. Expect to increase your game count and view lots of other fascinating features that make Akagera National Park one of the best wildlife safari destinations in Central Africa. After the game drive we proceed to Kigali or your preferred drop-off point. This will mark the end of your 3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera National Park. Meal plan – Breakfast & Lunch.

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1 Day Akagera National Park Tour
1 Day Akagera National Park Tour

1 Day Akagera National Park Tour in Rwanda. (Tour Overview)

The 1 day Akagera National Park Tour gives you a classic feel of a true African Safari. Have the real wildlife experience in Rwanda – the land of “a thousand Hills” on this Akagera National Park Tour. Do not miss an exciting game drive experience in the park lasting for over 4 hours on this 1 Day Akagera National Park Tour.

What to Expect on your Akagera National Park Tour

Akagera national park is a wildlife park in Rwanda nestled in the Eastern province in Kayonza District sharing borders with Tanzania. The park is managed by African parks which has really done a commendable job in as far as wildlife conservation is concerned. Despite the recent past mugged with a lot of conflicts between local people and the park, the management of the park took control of this by putting a fence allover to protect the locals from any attack by the wildlife animals. Also the the introduction of community tours where visitors are encouraged to visit the communities has continuously benefited the Rwandan people. Akagera National Park is also home to numerous bird species in the several habitats which include woodland, swamps, lakes and Savannah. What to bring for this trip: Carry a sun-hat, A sunscreen is very essential, Or At least bring on your binoculars

1 Day Akagera National Park Tour Details

On your Akagera National Park tour, you will leave Kigali very early in the morning at about 5 am driving towards the Eastern Province of Rwanda where the park is located. The journey time for this scenic drive is at most 2.5 hours from Kigali City. The Akagera national park is purely immersed with Savannah plains with the most common wildlife here being the Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, the recently introduced Lions, and Black Rhinos. On arrival at the park, we shall check-in at the offices of RDB in this area and then head out for a fantastic game drive searching for these aforementioned mammals. Typically, for one to enjoy the Akagera National park tour, the game drive has to last about 4 hours before retiring for lunch at the Akagera Game Lodge.
After enjoying your picnic lunch, have your last game drive as you drive through to the northern exit of the park and embark on a journey transfer back to Kigali arriving late in the evening.

Included
  • Ground transport per 4WD
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
Not Included
  •  Tourist Entry Visa
  •  International Flight Tickets
  •  Travel Insurance
  •  Items of Personal Nature
  •  Tips and Gratuities

1 Day Akagera National Park Tour Prices – 2019

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8 Days Rwanda Culture & Primates Safari Overview

This 8 days Rwanda culture and primates safari adventure will take you to Volcanoes National park for mountain gorilla trekking, visit the Nyungwe Forest National Park where you will see the chimpanzees and exhilarating culture experiences at Lake Kivu. Expect to indulge in a variety of tourism activities such as Chimpanzee Tracking, Forest Walk and Gorilla Trekking adventure in the outstanding Rwandan Park. You will also visit the Akagera national park to take part in the pastoral cultural home where you will engage in activities surrounding the cow.

Tour Highlights of Your 8 Days Rwanda Culture Safari

Your 8 Days Rwanda Culture & Primates Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

Today is your first day of the 8 Days Rwanda culture and primates safari adventure. As you take your last step off the airplane, you will meet a tour guide from Izere Safaris company and after getting briefed about the tour highlights and tour plan, you will get transferred Kigali city to have lunch and rest before an evening journey driving to Akagera National Park, East of Rwanda.
Alternatively, should you take a morning flight, you will have a chance to tour Kigali City before later getting transferred to the Akagera National Park in the late afternoon. The journey to Akagera National park takes us only 2-5 hours. before traveling to Akagera national park. If in the late afternoon, you will overnight in Kigali. Dinner and overnight at your booked hotel/lodge.

Day 2: Exploring the Wildlife Game in Akagera National Park

On this day, we set early in the morning for a wildlife safari game drive where we will look out for the big game including Elephants, Lions, Black Rhinos, Buffaloes, Zebras, Giraffes, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, and many more animals. The game drives in Akagera national park usually take place in the northern sector of the park. In the late afternoon hours, retire to the lodge for lunch after which you will go for a boat ride safari where you will see various water-loving mammals such as the Hippos and crocodiles. Retire in the evening at the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Rwanda Culture Experience in Eastern Rwanda

Akagera National Park’s nearby communities are mainly flanked by pastoralists who graze the Inyambo cattle. On this day of the 8 Days Rwanda culture tour, we will visit one of the homesteads of cattle keepers in Eastern Rwanda tp participate in the different local and cultural activities such as milking cows with hands as opposed to machines, feeding the cows with grass, among others. After the session, you set the cows for the days grazing. You also have lessons on how milk is converted traditionally into different products like ghee and yogurt. Meal plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 4: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze

Wake up to an early breakfast to start a long hour journey driving to reach Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri (formerly known as Musanze). Enjoy the long hour as you reminisce the Rwanda culture experience of Eastern Rwanda people. Volcanoes national park is located in northern Rwanda about 2 hours from Kigali in Kinigi, Musanze. You have several photography opportunities as you travel north to the volcanoes. We will arrive at the lodge later that evening ready for the gorilla trekking adventure scheduled for the next day.

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National ParkMeet the mountain gorillas in the dense jungles of the Virunga ranges. The trek to the gorillas starts with a briefing at the park headquarters in Kinigi where you are assigned a ranger and gorilla family to trek. The trek through the jungle of volcanoes national park is a fulfilling unforgettable experience that many people look to undertake. The trek can last from an hour or less to several hours later depending on where the gorillas nested the previous night – you need to be relatively fit to enjoy this experience and remember to pace yourself as you trek.
Depending on the time the gorilla tracking lasts, you have opportunities for a cultural group performance by visiting a cultural village or take a community walk. Meal plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Culture Experience at the Gorillas Guardian Village

Today as we set near to the end of our 8 Days Rwanda culture, we will transfer to the gorilla guardians village which was formerly known as Iby’iwacu cultural village. We will spend part of the day learning about how the Rwandan people lived in their community traditionally which is climaxed by the experience of having a King and Queen. Enjoy a traditional dance performed by the group, and learn about how they made traditional beer and local cuisines. The other part of the day will be spent in the community where you will visit a village home and be part of their daily life. You will prepare a meal together with them and after enjoy eating this same meal.

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Kivu, Relax and Rejuvenate Yourself

After a relaxed breakfast, we transfer to Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu for relaxation and activities on the lake. Lake Kivu is a beautiful lake bordered between Rwanda and Congo in western Rwanda. On the menu today is taking a boat ride to the Napoleon island, take a visit to the hot springs or simply relax at the beach or by your hotel.

Today we spend the day exploring the Gisenyi area especially the fishing village. You learn and participate in the traditional fishing methods and fish preservation by the fishermen plying the waters of Lake Kivu.

Day 8: End of Rwanda Culture Tour, Transfer to Kigali City, Departure

Sadly, this is your last day of the 8 Days Culture Safari in Rwanda. Let’s hope you’ve enjoyed the exploration of our Rwandan cultural heritage and community experiences mixed up with a primates experience in Akagera and Volcanoes National Park. After breakfast in the morning, our driver-guide will definitely transfer to your hotel in Kigali or the airport for your flight back home.

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8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari

8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour Overview

Enjoy the Wildlife Safari experience in Rwanda on this 8 days Rwanda wildlife tour which will take you for exhilarating experiences in the 3 national parks of Rwanda. The safari starts with a safari game drive in the Akagera national park, then a primates walk in Nyungwe forest national park and will end with a safari climax of gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park. Do not miss sights of the beautiful Savannah in Akagera National Park with varied species such as Elephants, Zebras to Chimpanzees and Gorillas including boat rides on Lake Kivu.

Tour Highlights of Your 8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari in

Your 8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival for the 8 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour

Upon arrival at the airport, you will meet up with your driver guide from Izere Safaris Tour Agency who will warmly welcome you to the “Land of a Thousand Hills”. After a word of briefing about this tour, the guide will transfer you to your hotel, rest for a lunch break and then in the afternoon, you may opt for a brief tour of Kigali city or transfer to Akagera national park reaching late in the evening (2 hours journey drive). Dinner and overnight at your booked hotel/lodge.

Day 2: Wildlife Safari Game Drive in Akagera National Park

On this day, we set early in the morning for a wildlife safari game drive where we will look out for the big game including Elephants, Lions, Black Rhinos, Buffaloes, Zebras, Giraffes, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, and many more animals. The game drives in Akagera national park usually take place in the northern sector of the park. In the late afternoon hours, retire to the lodge for lunch after which you will go for a boat ride safari where you will see various water-loving mammals such as the Hippos and crocodiles. Retire in the evening at the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

This morning we continue with our Wildlife tour heading to the Nyungwe Forest National Park located south of Rwanda with lunch en-route stopover in Huye formerly known as Butare which is a center of Rwanda cultural heritage and the ethnographic museum of Rwanda that was formerly known as the national museum of Rwanda, here we will learn about the culture and history of the Rwandan people. Late in the evening, we arrive at the park headquarters to check-in for accommodation. Dinner and overnight at your booked lodge/hotel.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Have a primates experience on this day of your wildlife tour in Rwanda. Nyungwe Forest is home to over 13 primates the majority being the chimpanzees. The activity of trekking the chimpanzees takes you in the thick Nyungwe forest to experience and appreciate nature. The activity which starts very early in the morning requires you to be at the park headquarters at exactly 5.30 am for a must-attend chimpanzee trekking briefing where you will receive information on how to behave and possible length of your trek. Your ranger guide will lead you to either the Uwinka trailhead or the Cyamudongo sector for chimp trekking. After the trek retire back to the lodge for yet another coming day of yet another safari experience in Rwanda

Day 5: Transfer from Nyungwe to Volcanoes National Park

Wake up to a morning breakfast as you reminisce of the previous primates tracking in the forest. After your breakfast, get prepared for a long hour (6 hours) journey to the Volcanoes national park in Musanze, North of Rwanda arriving late in the evening to check-in at the hotel hoping to meet the gorillas the next morning. Meal plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National ParkMeet the mountain gorillas in the dense jungles of the Virunga ranges. The trek to the gorillas starts with a briefing at the park headquarters in Kinigi where you are assigned a ranger and gorilla family to trek. The trek through the jungle of volcanoes national park is a fulfilling unforgettable experience that many people look to undertake. The trek can last from an hour or less to several hours later depending on where the gorillas nested the previous night – you need to be relatively fit to enjoy this experience and remember to pace yourself as you trek.
Depending on the time the gorilla tracking lasts, you have opportunities for a cultural group performance by visiting a cultural village or take a community walk. Meal plan – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Transfer to Lake Kivu (Gisenyi)

Lake KivuAs you retreat yourself with memories of the past experience with the mountain gorillas, we will set off for Gisenyi on the shores of Lake Kivu. This will be more of a rest day for you to think through your entire journey exploring Rwanda on the shores to the beautiful Lake Kivu. The activities you can engage in include a visit to the hot springs, take a boat trip to an island, kayaking on lake Kivu, visit the DR Congo – Rwanda border, and relax at the lakeside in the evening sipping away to your favorite.
Alternatively, you can simply spend the day relaxing at your lodge

Day 8: Transfer to Kigali City, Departure

Early in the morning of your last day of the trip, you will transfer to the airport for your exit flight, in case you have some time before your flight you can have a short Kigali city tour.

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5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari & Gorilla Tour Overview

This 5 days Rwanda wildlife safari will get you an amazing game viewing experience in Akagera national park, and later go for a gorilla tracking adventure in Volcanoes National Park. On this 5 Days Wildlife Safari in Rwanda, you will visit Musanze for an unforgettable gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park, then later be driven to the Akagera national park, the only Savannah park in Rwanda hosting a number of big mammals including the Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, and Hippos which will provide for great photographic moments.

Tour Highlights of Your 5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari in

5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Rwanda, Transfer to Akagera National Park

Upon arrival at the airport, you will meet up with your driver guide from Izere Safaris Tour Agency. After a briefing about your 5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari, our driver guide will transfer you to the Akagera National Park located East of Rwanda in a 2.5 hours drive from Kigali City. On arrival at the park, you will be allowed to check-in at the Akagera Game Lodge or Ruzizi Tented camp for accommodation and just after your lunch, you will be taken for an exhilarating game drive experience in the park where you will be able to sight the African Elephants, giraffes, Antelopes, Zebras, Buffaloes, gazelles, Impala, Baboons, the recently introduced and Rhinos, and so many others. Dinner and overnight at your booked hotel/lodge.

Day 2: Early Morning Game Drive, Boat Ride along Lake Ihema

Enjoying the best of your wildlife safari on this second of the tour holiday. Just after your early breakfast, you will set out for an early morning game drive through the park with your packed lunch. You will explore the park with opportunities of sighting the big game safari animals that include the Elephants, Lions, and Buffaloes and so on. In the Afternoon wee hours, retire to the lodge for lunch after which you will go for a boat ride safari where you will see various water-loving mammals such as the Hippos and crocodiles. Retire in the evening at the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park (Ruhengeri/Musanze)

After breakfast at the lodge, you will start your journey to Ruhengeri where the Volcanoes National Park is found. This journey will take you back to Kigali City, then connect northwards heading to the park headquarters in Ruhengeri (former Musanze). Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi Guest House. Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Experience in Volcanoes National Park

This will be the best day of your Wildlife Safari Holiday in Rwanda. On this day, you will wake up to a tasty breakfast and then our driver-guide will be available to transfer you to the headquarters of the Volcanoes National Park, where you will attend to a gorilla trek briefing from the ORTPN wardens giving you a chance to learn of the gorilla groups available in the park, the group you will particularly visit and the Dos and DONTs of the trekking activity. After the briefing, you will then head for gorilla tracking, an activity which usually takes between 1-6 hours until you see the gorilla family assigned to your trekking group as it largely depends on the movement of the Gorillas on the previous and that particular day. An encounter with these enchanting and yet endangered mountain giants will be a climax of your 5 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari. After tracking, you will retire to your hotel for dinner and overnight at your hotel/lodge of stay.

Day 5: Transfer to Kigali City, Departure

In the morning of your last day of the trip, you will set out to track the golden monkeys within the park. Return to the lodge for lunch and after transfer back to Kigali. Drop off will be at your Hotel in Kigali or be transferred at the Airport for your flight back home.

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4 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari
4 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari

4 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari (Tour Overview)

This 4 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari will take for an exceptional wildlife safari experience in the Akagera national park wilderness with a remarkable boat ride on Lake Ihema where you can see the mighty hippos and crocodiles relaxing at the lake shores. Akagera national park is Rwanda’s only Savannah park in Rwanda home to a number of big mammals including the Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, and Hippos which will provide for great photographic moments.

Tour Highlights of Your 4 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari
  • Rwanda Scenic Landscape drive
  • Wildlife Safari game drive in Akagera national park
  • Optional – Boat trip on Lake Ihema

4 Days Akagera National Park Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Pickup at Kigali International Airport

This is your first day of this Wildlife Safari with Izere Safaris. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our tour guide who will transfer you to the hotel in Kigali for a rest. You may opt for a brief tour of Kigali city depending on the time you arrive in Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Mille Colline / Kigali Serena Hotel / Kigali Marriot Hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park

After breakfast in the morning, you will transfer to Akagera national park where a true African wilderness comes to reality. Upon arrival, you will join your driver/guide for an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Expect to see buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos, numerous water birds among others. Overnight stay at Akagera Safari Lodge

Day 3: Full Day Game Drive in Akagera National Park

Today, we will wake up early for a tasty breakfast before driving into Akagera National park to begin the search for the big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species and recently the re-introduced Lions. Most of the gamed drives happen in the northern part of the park where we will spend the better part of the day and return to the lodge later that afternoon.

Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali

Today is your last day of the Safari. You will wake up to a sumptuous breakfast while preparing for a transfer back to Kigali City. On reaching Kigali, you will visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial site, the handicrafts shops, etc. Later our tour guide will transfer you to Kigali airport for your scheduled flight.

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Rwanda Primates safari
Rwanda Primates safari

8 Days Rwanda Primates Safari (Tour Overview)

The 8 Days  Rwanda Primates safari adventure includes a gorilla trekking safari adventure in the Volcanoes National park, The ultimate primates experience in Nyungwe Forest National Park, visit the shores of Lake Kivu for a luxury relaxation treatment. On this primates tour, expect to take part in the known activities like Chimpanzee Tracking, Nyungwe Forest Nature Walk and the highlight of your safari will be the Gorilla Trekking adventure in Volcanoes National Park.

Tour Highlights of Your 8 Days Rwanda Primates Safari

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Kigali City

Upon arrival at Kanombe International Airport in Kigali, you will be picked by our tour guide who will brief you on the highlights of your 8 Days Rwanda primates safari itinerary. After successfully checking in at the hotel for your accommodation, you will go for a short city tour within Kigali, take a historical visit to the Murambi and Gisozi genocide memorial sites, then retire for Dinner and overnight at your booked hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Today, you will be wake up to a delicious breakfast as you embark on a journey southwards to the Nyungwe Forest National Park. Along the way, you will have an en-route stopover at the Royal King’s Palace in Nyanza for a cultural description where you get an opportunity to learn about the history of Rwandan people. Have a lunch break. In the afternoon, visit the Rwandan national Museum where you will get more information about the country’s history and culture. Proceed to Nyugwe Forest National park for dinner and Overnight.

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park Chimpanzee Trekking

Have a primates safari experience on this day of your wildlife tour in Rwanda. Nyungwe Forest is home to over 13 primates the majority being the chimpanzees. The activity of trekking the chimpanzees takes you in the thick Nyungwe forest to experience and appreciate nature. The activity which starts very early in the morning requires you to be at the park headquarters at exactly 5.30 am for a must-attend chimpanzee trekking briefing where you will receive information on how to behave and possible length of your trek. Your ranger guide will lead you to either the Uwinka trailhead or the Cyamudongo sector for chimp trekking. After the trek retire back to the lodge for yet another coming day of yet another safari experience in Rwanda

Day 4: Full Day Nature Walk in Nyungwe Forest

Today after early morning breakfast, you will be required to report to the park headquarters for briefing about nature walk in the forest from where you will set out for the forest walk which will enable you to experience the park’s unique tourist attractions such as the waterfalls. Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Transfer to Kibuye along the Shores of Lake Kivu

You will be driven to  Kibuye which located on the shores of the lake.  The town has one of the country’s most attractive lake ports which will offer you spectacular views of the lake. Spend the whole day exploring the lake. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. 

Day 6: Transfer to Gisenyi - Ruhengeri

Today, after early morning breakfast, you will be driven to Gisenyi. The town is characterized by the waterfront and sandy beaches which are good for relaxation. In the afternoon, transfer to Ruhengeri. On arrival, you will check in at your booked hotel while awaiting gorilla trekking the following day. Dinner and overnight at the guest house. 

Day 7: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Today, you will go to the park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers. You will be allocated gorilla groups from the park rangers who will take you to view the gorillas and you will spend 1 hour with the mountain gorillas as you watch them feed the young ones. Return to the Kinigi guest house for overnight and dinner.

Day 8: Transfer to Kigali City, Departure

Today, you will be driven to Kigali which is the country’s capital city. Visit different memorial genocide sites and different attractions. Proceed and have lunch in Kigali town, In case you have some time before your flight you can have a short Kigali city tour.

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6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari (Tour Overview)

This 6 days Rwanda wildlife safari gives a traveller an exhilarating safari experience in the wilderness with game drives in Akagera national park, primates trekking in Nyungwe Forest national park, and an ultimate gorilla tracking adventure in Volcanoes National Park. On this 6 Days Wildlife Safari in Rwanda, you will visit Musanze for an unforgettable gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park, then later be driven to the Akagera national park, the only Savannah park in Rwanda hosting a number of big mammals including the Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, and Hippos which will provide for great photographic moments. You will end your 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari with chimpanzee tracking experience in Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Tour Highlights of Your 6 Days Wildlife Safari in Rwanda

6 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

This is your first day of the 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari tour package. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by a tour guide from Izere Safaris to connect you with the hotel in Kigali where you will have a moment of relaxing and lunch in the afternoon. In the evening, you will then opt for an enjoyable Kigali city tour experience. Stopover at the genocide memorial sites and other places of interest. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Musanze

Volcanoes National ParkVery early in the morning at 4:30 am, you will pack up your breakfast then embark on a 2 hours journey to Musanze District north of Kigali City. At about 7:00 am, you will arrive at the park headquarters for a briefing about the gorilla trekking adventure before hiking into the jungles of Volcanoes National park to trek for the gorillas. You will have this whole day dedicated to tracking the gorillas since it is quite hard to predict how long it may take you to reach a group of gorillas. For conservation purposes, you will be entitled to only one hour to be with the gorillas allowing to take photos of these mighty giants of the mountains. After seeing the gorillas, return to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight at the hotel/lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Akagera National Park

On your third day, you will drive to Akagera National Park for an afternoon game drive, to see many night birds and animals. After this, commute back for dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Wildlife Safari Experience Akagera National Park

Wake up very early in the morning to a sumptuous breakfast and get ready to explore the Akagera national park in search of the big mammals like Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, several Antelope species and recently the re-introduced Lions. Most of the gamed drives happen in the northern part of the park where we will spend the better part of the day and return to the lodge later that afternoon. Akagera national park is the biggest national park in Rwanda with beautiful scenery and landscape. With over 500 species in the park, you will have opportunities of a boat safari on Lake Ihema to watch Hippos and crocodiles in the water or by the shores.

Day 5: Morning Game Drive in Akagera, Transfer to Kigali CIty-Nyugwe Forest

This 5th day of the Rwanda wildlife safari will start with a morning game drive in Akagera National park for a close encounter with animals such as zebras, several antelope species and giraffes. After the game viewing activity, you will head back to the lodge for a transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park through Kigali Town. This journey will take us about 5-6 hours. In the evening, you will arrive and check-in at one of the lodges at the parks for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6: Nyugwe Forest Primates Walk, Transfer to Kigali City & Departure

Have the best experience on your last day of the 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari with a primates walk safari in Nyungwe Forest in search of the primates. You will be accompanied by park rangers and trained guides and the experience takes about 3-4 hours before retiring to the lodge for your lunch. After lunch, take your journey back to the city for your flight departure. Optionally, you can visit the craft villages and shop around at other places with the help of the driver/ guide to buy souvenirs but this will depend on your time of departure.

That marks the end of your 6 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari with Izere Safaris.

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3 Days Akagera National Park Safari. (Safari Overview)

Enjoy a 3 Days Akagera National Park Safari taking you to the country’s only savannah national park which gives tourists the best chance to see big five animals that Rwanda has to offer on top of the gorilla safaris. Run and managed by African parks, Akagera wildlife has been restored including lions and black rhinos making this 3 days Aakgera National Park Safari a very rewarding itinerary for game lovers. Other animals found in this park include elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, antelope species like topi, waterbucks, and impala and over 500 species of birds. Expect to go for a boat ride on Lake Ihema on this 3 days safari to Akagera National Park.

Highlights on the 3 Days Wildlife Safari to Akagera
  • Transfer to Akagera and boat cruise in the afternoon
  • Full Day & Night Game Drives
  • Morning game drive and transfer back to Kigali city

Safari Itinerary Details

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park, Afternoon Boat Cruise

At 08:00 am, you will be picked up by a driver-guide to take on the 3 hours journey heading eastwards where Akagera National Park is located. Along the way, you will enjoy amazing picturesque experiences and remarkable stopovers if you so wish! Upon arrival at noon, you will proceed to check in at your preferred lodge/camp and have lunch. After, you will in the afternoon go for a boat ride on Lake Ihema. Expect to see the hippos, crocodiles, water birds and antelopes that live in swamps such as Sitatunga and waterbucks. Return for dinner and overnight at your lodge. Accommodation: Ruzizi tented camp (luxury)/ Akagera game lodge (mid-range).

Day 2: Full Day & Nights Game Drive Experience in Akagera

Today we dedicate the whole day to do game drives right from early morning until dawn. You will start your day with a haeavy breakfast and pack your lunch as we will be exploring different habitats such on riverine and woodland forests, open savannah, near the swamps to maximize chances of spotting big five and other mammals. You will have your picninc lunch in the bush and your game drive shall continue till dark when you search for nocturnal animals like leopard, hyena, and mongoose. After the game drive experience, you will return to your lodge late night with stargazing experience enroute

Day 2: Morning Game Drive & Transfer Back to Kigali

Have breakfast early in the morning and start your journey back to Kigali. You will have en-route stopover at Nyakarambi Village to learn about how locals use cow dung to make paintings known as Imigongo. You will get back to Kigali in the afternoon. You may visit genocide memorials and local markets Nyamishambo. You will be transferred to your place of stay or to the airport.This will mark the end of your 3 Days Akagera National Park Safari.

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2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari in Rwanda. (Tour Overview)

This 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari in Rwanda will take you for an exhilarating game drive experience in Akagera National Park located East of Rwanda in a journey drive of about 2-3 hours from Kigali City Center/ Airport. Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s biggest and only wildlife sanctuary blessed with amazing wildlife species such as the Buffaloes, Baboons, Zebras, Impalas, The Black Rhinos, giraffes, lions and just so much more to experience. Do not miss an exciting boat ride along Lake Ihema after a game drive experience on this 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari.

Tour Highlights on this Wildlife Safari in Rwanda
  • Rwanda Scenic Landscape drive
  • Afternoon Game Drive and Boat Ride along Lake Ihema
  • Morning Game Drive Experience in Akagera National Park
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2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park, Game Drive & Evening Boat Ride

Akagera National ParkAt 8:00 am in the morning, you will depart Kigali City (from your residence or hotel) to embark on a scenic journey drive to Akagera National Park with amazing views of the “a Thousand Hills of Rwanda”. The journey to Akagera national park takes about 2-3 hours depending on the stopovers along the way. Upon arrival, we shall check-in at the hotel/lodge for accommodation before a short game drive experience in the park and later an evening boat ride on Lake Ihema where we will watch the mighty Hippos and crocodiles in the water or by the shores. Meal plan – Lunch & Dinner. Accommodation: Upmarket Plan – Ruzizi tented camp, Mid-range – Akagera game lodge

Day 2: Early Morning Game Drive, Transfer to Kigali City

Akagera National Park

After an early breakfast at the lodge of stay, prepare for an enchanting wildlife safari experience deeper in the park crossing the mutumba hill that overlooks Tanzania to the East. Here, you will have the most exhilarating animal sightings as more feedings take place there. You will be able to see the big five African wildlife safari mammals; Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Lions, Rhinos and several Antelope species. Akagera National Park is a varied habitat for wildlife and a birders haven with over 500 bird species in the park.

After the game drive, we shall head back to the lodge to prepare ourself for a journey back to Kigali, and immediately after having your delicious lunch meal, you will leave for to Kigali where you will take a brief tour of Kigali City, Africa,s cleanest city before our driver dropping you off at the airport for an outbound flight. This will mark the end of your 2 Days Akagera Wildlife Safari. Meal plan – Breakfast & Lunch.

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