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Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s only savannah national park, it is situated 2 and 2-and-a-half-hour hour drive from the main city of Kigali. The national park is home to many wildlife species of the savannah region, It was initially affected by the effects of the war in 1994 during the genocide, and most of the land area was depleted, however, thanks to the Rwandan government there has been a continued effort to save the conservation area, the reintroduction of Lions in the park makes it an ideal destination to see the so-called big five of the wilderness (Lions, leopards, African elephants, buffaloes, and the Rhinoceros. Our 3 Days Akagera National Park Tour will take you to explore the best of the national park.

Tour Highlight

  • Wildlife Game Drives- Day & Night.
  • Boat Cruise
  • Walking Safari
3 Days Akagera National Park Tour

3 Days Akagera National Park Tour Highlights Include:-

Akagera National Park Game Drive.

Lead by a guide, the Akagera National Park Game Drive occurs early in the mornings and late in the afternoons. While driving along the park tracks in a 4WD Safari vehicle, passengers will have the chance to spot animals such as hyenas, elephants, various buffalo, and lions

Magashi Boating Safari.

Magashi offers boating in eight-seater swamp cruisers. This is an excellent way to view the water birds and many other aquatic animals seen around Lake Rwanyakizinga.

Selected lodges to stay at during our 3 Days Akagera National Park Tour:

Wilderness Magashi.

Wilderness Magashi is situated in the productive and phenomenally diverse northeastern corner of Akagera National Park, overlooking scenic Lake Rwanyakazinga. Akagera comprises some of the most scenic savannah in East Africa – open plains, woodlands, lakes, swamp, and grassy low mountains – and is home to one of Africa’s highest hippo densities, large crocodiles, as well as the rare sitatunga and boasting an impressive 520 species of birds. Teeming with plains game, Akagera now also boasts a healthy population of lions which were introduced by African Parks in 2015 after a 20-year absence; black rhinos were reintroduced in 2017, and white rhinos in 2021. Wilderness Magashi – the only exclusive-use area in Akagera – also harbors a good density of leopards.

Ruzizi Tented Lodge.

Ruzizi Tented Lodge is a luxury eco-lodge located on Lake Ihema. Its nine tents are set back from Ihema’s serene shores and hidden among swaying palms and fruiting fig trees. With a 20-guest maximum, the lodge is an intimate retreat. Each tent boasts an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, a dressing area, and a cozy queen bed. Guests will also have access to a thatched reception and dining area and wooden walkways leading to a stunning deck that hangs over the lake. It contains a central fire pit and is the perfect spot for a morning cup of coffee or post-dinner digestif. The lodge is powered by solar energy and prides itself on being environmentally conscious.

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