Akagera Safari Tour
Akagera safari tour is a short Rwanda wildlife safari tour in Africa. The 2 day Akagera safari tour goes to Akagera National Park. This is an African wildlife safari in Rwanda for those interested in the big game. The 2 day Akagera safari tour starts and ends in Kigali. The Akagera safari tour in Rwanda is for those on short stay in the ‘land of a thousand hills’. It is for those who just want to taste what Rwanda has. Find the Akagera safari tour itinerary below:
Day 1: Kigali – Akagera National Park
You will be met upon arrival at Kigali International Airport. This will be by our Rwanda safari guide. This will be followed by a briefing on the 2 day Akagera safari tour. It is time for departure to Akagera National Park. Your drive will head to Eastern Rwanda. This is approximately two and a half hours drive. There will be a lot to watch out for on the way. This includes the beautiful landscapes of Rwanda. This is a hilly country hence the name ‘Land of a Thousand hills’. You will enjoy a nature walk upon arrival at Akagera National Park. You will be transferred to Akagera Game Lodge to check in for lunch. Enjoy some short rest before embarking on an afternoon canoe ride on Lake Ihema. This will reward you with views of water loving animals and birds. They include hippos and out-sized crocodiles. Birds include the papyrus gonolek, shoebill stork and African fish eagle. You will also be on the lookout for wildlife drinking water along the lake shores. Return back to your Akagera accommodation in the evening. This will be in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Akagera National Park – Kigali
Start your day on Akagera safari tour with an early breakfast. This will be followed by the early morning game drive. This will reward you with views of lots of wildlife. They include elephants, impala, black-tailed mongoose, hippos and oribi. You may also see the bushbuck, antelope, zebra, cape eland, giraffe and buffalo. There are primates too which include the olive baboon, vervet monkey and bush baby. You will return to the lodge for lunch and check out. You will drive back to Kigali to be dropped off at your preferred Kigali hotel. If you are leaving Rwanda then enjoy a transfer to the airport. This will be in time for departure flight.