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AVU 031 Akagera Wildlife Safari (3 Days)

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Tour Overview
This safari starts and also ends in Rwanda. It involves visiting Akagera, the beautiful plains, its woodlands, sprawling lakes and wetlands. The wild in this park includes; elephants, buffalos, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles and different antelopes and rich water birds including papyrus endemics.

Safari Highlights

Day 1: Arrival Kigali Airport (Kanombe)
Day 2: Kigali – Rusumo Water Falls – Akagera National Park
Day 3: Game Viewing Safari

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Kigali Airport (Kanombe)
Pick up by our safari guide who will transfer you to your accommodation in Kigali. (For those arriving earlier, an afternoon excursion can be planned to take a visit around the busy town where they are able to learn the history of the town from the colonial era to democracy, from slums to the suburbs. Buy souvenirs after tasting Rwanda food in one of the fine restaurants in Kigali. Because you shall be finalizing with the day, have dinner at the lodge.
Accommodation: Kigali Serena Hotel or Urban Boutique Hotel or Chez Lando Hotel
Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Kigali – Rusumo Water Falls – Akagera National Park
Have an early breakfast and then transfer to Rusumo waterfall and Imigongo traditional handcraft makers. Check in and have lunch at your Lodge. Afternoon game drive and boat riding in Ihema Lake, visit Nyirabiyoro historical island which is home to many crocodiles, hippos and other species of rare birds, dinner and an overnight at the your lodge.
Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge or Dereva Hotel
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Game Viewing Safari
After an early breakfast, embark on a morning game drive. In the morning, make circuit which takes you to different lakes where you will see buffaloes and elephants drinking from the water ponds among other species of birds like Egyptian goose and fish eager. Have a picnic lunch in the park then continue with the hills game drive. Expect to see; impalas, zebras, bush bucks, water bucks, topis, oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands and so many others. En route to the beautiful bushy rolling hills up to the north exit of the park. Drive back to Kigali. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Meal Plan: Lunch


The Safari Package Covers:

• Park Entrance Fee
• Village tour Fee
• Entrance Fee to Rusumo waterfall
• Entrance Fee to Imigongo traditional handcraft makers.
• Park Ranger Fees
• Boat riding in Ihema Lake
• Relevant Government Taxes.
• Full Board Accommodation (2 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
• Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
• Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Safari Exclusions:
• Airfares
• Visa Fees
• Personal Insurance
• Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.


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