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3-Day Explore Rwanda’s Akagera National Park.

This tour will let you explore Rwanda’s big game conservation known as Akagera national park, which is endowed with herds of Elephants and Buffalos that emerge from the woodland to drink water at Lake Ihema, while lucky visitors might stumble across a spotted hyena or even a stray lion. Other animals to see include, Giraffe and zebra, various types of antelope inhabit the park such as chestnut-coated impala, Oribi, Bushbuck, as well as the world’s largest antelope, the statuesque cape eland.

Itinerary

Akagera National Park

Day 1 – Arrival and transfer to Akagera National park

On this day, you will be met and briefed by our tour guide at Kigali airport holding a placard reading your names; enjoy a 2 hours drive to Akagera national park in Eastern Rwanda, check-in at Akagera Safari lodge for a relaxed evening as you get mentally set for the next day’s adventure. Dinner and overnight at Akagera game Lodge.

Main Destination: Akagera National Park

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located inside Akagera NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water

 

Day 2 – Game drive and boat trip in Akagera National park

You will enjoy an early morning breakfast and start your game drives and be ready to explore the African savanna. A half day game drive here offers you an opportunity to spot a variety of game including Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos, Lions, Masai Giraffe, Gazelles, Impala, Baboons, Oribi, Butchel’s zebra, Topi, Bush baby, Leopard and bushbuck, Elands etc.

Proceed for a boat trip after lunch on Lake Ihema, for a close encounter with the Crocodiles and Hippos along the river banks, coupled with large concentration of over 525 bird species both migratory and savanna related. Unique species such as Shoe billed stocks and papyrus gonolek can be encountered. Endemics include the jacanas, ibis, sand pipers and herons. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnig

Main Destination: Akagera National Park

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located inside Akagera NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water

 

Day 3 – Genocide memorial tour and transfer to Kigali airport

Have breakfast and drive to Kigali, go for a city tour, visit the museum, the genocide memorial, site and other cultural sites. Later transfer to the airport for departure as you say farewell to the African wilderness and this day will mark the end of your Akagera tour!

Main Destination: Kigali airport

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Important Information

Price Includes

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)

Price Excludes

  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Terms & Conditions

  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • This tour must be paid in US Dollars (USD).

Rates Per Person

Solo1 room 2+ peopleSharing rooms
$1,340 $1,225
$1,340 $1,225

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Customer Reviews

Stephany Aug 13, 2019

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Sedrick was unique and stood out from the rest in the high quality communication he provided since the first inquiry. He called me to provide information about the itinerary and see if I had any questions even before booking the tour. We communicated through WhatsApp for any other questions that came to mind after that call. After picking me up from the airport, he and Pilot (additional tour guide) provided plenty of information about the country to give me some context and we started our long drive to the impenetrable forest. The food was delicious with many options; the accommodation was very clean with exceptional service; and the transportation from Entebbe to Bwindi park was very comfortable (although long). As a solo female traveler, both tour guides (Sedrick and Pilot) did an exceptional job at enduring I accomplished everything intended to in Uganda, and always made me feel safe. I highly recommend to book your safari with this company because the quality and professionalism will not let you down.

Shakira Dec 14, 2018

Ngoni safaris uganda is the best tour operator in Uganda. A few weeks back we traveled to Bwindi impenetrable with sedrick to explore the beauty that is Uganda. This company took care of us . with most comfortable car , Great guide .We highly recommend it to the next travelers

Winnie Dec 19, 2018

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I was going on a gorilla safari with my friend and this was going to be the first ever safari for the both of us. Luckily, the communication with the office was super easy and we got answers to all of the questions we needed. The driver / guide (Sedrick) was very professional and funny and made our time very pleasant. Also, he had a proper knowledge of the local area close to the Mgahinga national park and he promptly spoke some 7 languages which we thought was super positive. The safari was surely the highlight of out East African trip!

Ritah Jan 2, 2019

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My Team and I did a five day trip, including Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls and Kidepo. It was truly an incredible experience. Our guide, Sedrick, was knowledgeable, skilled in driving in some challenging settings and just plain fun to hang out with for five days. The lodging was perfect, especially Savannah Lodge. The tents and beds were high quality. The views were spectacular. Meals were delicious and varied. I recommend Ngoni safaris Uganda with all my heart and soul!

Pilot May 28, 2019

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Our six days trip was amazing. The driver/guide had an incredible knowledge of animal and bird-life and are so interesting to talk to. His driving skills through lashing rain and massive puddles was admirable! The cooks managed to produce varied and delicious meals from the kitchen, which we ate both at accommodation or roadside when we were travelling from one place to another . At all times we felt safe and well-looked after. All in all, an incredible experience, due not only to the abundance of wildlife we were lucky enough to see, but also to the great efforts put to have our Safari a better one . The safari was full of fun. Traveling with ngoni safaris is my life time memorable experience and I highly recommend it to travellers who would love to visit uganda or EastAfrica for holidays, vacations or Adventure.. Even five stars are too small .