3 day birding in Akagera National Park
This 3-day birding Akagera National Park will take you to Rwanda’s only wildlife safari. It is great for visitors interested in a quick classic safari while in Rwanda. This safari features morning and evening game drives and Birding, a boat cruise on Lake Ihema.
Day 1. Pick up and transfer to Akagera national park
Today after breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel/airport in Kigali and transfer you to Akagera National Park. You will get to your lodge in the park in time for check-in and lunch. In the evening, you will go for your first game drive in the park. Look out for the different bird species and animals that live here. You will return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.
Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Karenge Bush Camp (Mid-range).
Day 2. Early morning birding and afternoon boat cruise
Today morning, you will wake up early and head to the park before sunrise to look out for the early bird risers. Look out for different bird species and animal species such the lions, buffaloes and others.
Later in the afternoon after your lunch, you will go for a boat safari on Lake Ihema which will reward you with birds like African fish eagle, pied kingfisher, cormorants and animals like hippos, crocodiles and others.
You will return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.
Meal plan: All meals and drinking water
Accommodation: Karenge Bush Camp (Mid-range)
Day 3. Transfer back to Kigali city for the drop off
Today marks the end of your safari. You will be transferred back to Kigali after breakfast. If you have an outbound flight, your guide will transfer you to Kigali Airport
This is a private safari that can begin any time of the year, although, June to September are the preferred months since they are dry.
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)
Round-trip airport transfer
Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (On all days)
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
Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)