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4 Days Akagera National Park

Safari Overview
The safari will start and end in Rwanda; it will take you to the Eastern part of Rwanda to Akagera National Park. The park was established to protect wildlife in their nature setting. The park is famously known for a wide diversity of wild animals which are protected in the area, these include giraffe, impalas, buffaloes, warthog, water back, zebras, elephants, bush baby, lion, hyena, leopards and different antelope species among other, don’t forget the boat trip on Lake Ihema which will provide you with an opportunity to view a variety of animals that feed on and around the Lake like hippos, crocodiles among various bird species.

Day 1: Arrival at the airport

Day2: transfer to Akagera National Park

Day 3 game drive and boat cruise on Lake Ihema

Day4: departure

Detailed itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at the airport
On arrival at the airport, you will be met and greeted by your tour guide who will brief you about the safari and then transfer you to your hotel for relaxation. Overnight stay at Kigali Serena Hotel/ Milles Collines Hotel Kigali/ Lemigo Hotel

Day2: transfer to Akagera National Park
Have breakfast, and then after proceed to Akagera National Park which is located in the Eastern Rwanda bordering Tanzania, the journey may take approximately 3-4 hours. Stopover will be made to visit some cultural and historical sites such as Gisozi genocide memorial site where more than 25000 where buried after the genocide mostly the Tutsis and it has information on how this war started, visit the museum centers. Among other interesting cites if time allows. You may also enjoy en route game drive on your way to the park, Arrive in the evening with a beautiful view all through. Dinner and an overnight stay at Akagera Game Lodge for luxury/ Ruzizi Tented Comp/Umbrella Pine/Dereva Hotel for budget

Day 3 game drive and boat cruise on Lake Ihema
Have a cup of tea/coffee and then after you will be lead by a guide to catch up with a morning game drive. Akagera National Park was created to protect animals and vegetation in the three eco region that’s Mountain savannah and swamps. Expect to come across a variety of animal species such as impalas, buffaloes, warthog, water back, zebras, giraffe, elephants, bush baby, lion, hyena, leopards and different antelope species among other, expected also to see over 500 species of birds. The game drive may last for about 3-4 hours. After drive back to the lodge for a full breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon take a boat drive on the Lake Ihema. On the Lake expect to watch hippos, buffaloes, huge crocodiles, numerous water birds such as the malachite kingfisher, the fish eagle, if lucky the rare Shoe billed stock and herons among others. a slow drive to the Lodge for an overnight stay at Akagera Game Lodge for luxury/ Ruzizi Tented Comp/Umbrella Pine/Dereva Hotel for budget

Day4: departure
Wake up leisurely for a morning breakfast, after proceed to Kigali. If time allows you may do a city tour, visit interesting places like hand craft shops, visit the pottery project, market places, among other interesting cites in the city. Enjoy lunch en route and then after you will be transferred to the airport to meet your scheduled flight back home.
End of the safari

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