The 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park is the shortest value for money 2 days Rwanda safari taking you game viewing in Rwanda, Akagera being the only savanna Park in Rwanda and it will offer you beautiful scenery viewing and community visits in addition to amazing wildlife seeing.
2 Days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akagera National Park – SAFARI OVERVIEW.
This 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park is a 1night/2day Rwanda safari in Akagera National Park taking you game/wildlife viewing to the only savannah park in Rwanda. The 2 days Akagera safari in Rwanda features amazing savannah game viewing including the impressive Masaai Giraffe, the elephants, the Buffaloes, Impala, Kobs, Roan Antelopes, and Elands, the lions, leopards among other species. It is a perfect short 2 days wildlife safari in Rwanda.
This 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park tour also offers you a great number of savannah flora and fauna intermixed with the largest protected wetland system in the whole of Central Africa with a myriad of lakes including Lake Ihema, Rwanyakizinga, Shakani, Gishanju and Mihindi along with the famous River Akagera filled with aquatics including the Nile Crocodiles, Hippos birds; like Papyrus gonoleks and Shoebill stork all in waiting for your visit.
The night in Akagera National Park can be spent at the Luxury / Upmarket Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Standard / Midrange Akagera Game Lodge and the Basic / Budget Dereva Hotel along with provision for wild camping.
2 Days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akagera National Park – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS.
- Day 1 of the 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park: Transfer to Akagera National Park & do an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema
- Day 2 of the 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park: Do game drive in the savannah landscapes of Akagera & drive back to Kigali
2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY.
Day 1 of the 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park: Transfer to Akagera National Park & do an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema
River Akagera in Akagera National Park
After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Akagera National Park 135km around 2 ½ drive passing through amazing countryside landscapes including the areas of Rwamagana where you have chances of encountering the inyambo cows. You arrive in Akagera National Park early for lunch after which you which you connect to Lake Ihema for an afternoon boat cruise. Lake Ihema is the second largest lake in Rwanda inhabited by Hippos and Nile crocodile and counts of birds. Thus the boat cruise on this lake presents a memorable encounter on the Rwanda safari. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Ruzizi Tented Lodge , Midrange / Standard: Akagera Game Lodge, Budget / Basic: Dereva Hotel, Wild Camping
Day 2 of the 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park: Do game drive in the savannah landscapes of Akagera & drive back to Kigali
Wildlife in Akagera National Park Rwanda
After a morning cup of coffee, embark on the thrilling game drive encounter in the savannah landscapes of Akagera National Park. The Akagera National Park features a range of wild game including elephants, masaai giraffes, buffaloes, Impala, water bucks, bushbucks, Oribi, eland, reedbuck, roan antelope, lions, leopards among other wild game are present in the park and might be encountered on the game drive. You retreat from 3 – 4 hour encounter and embark on the transfer back to Kigali to mark the end of the tour.
End of the 2 days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akegara National Park | 2 Day Rwanda Safari Akagera Wildlife Viewing Tour.in Rwanda like lions, elephants, Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, elands, Roan Antelopes among others
2 Days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akagera National Park – GENERAL SAFARI INCLUSIONS
Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
Full Board Accommodation on Safari
Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
Bottled water while on safari
Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)
2 Days Akagera Safari in Rwanda Akagera National Park – GENERAL SAFARI EXCLUSIONS
General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
International Flights (Arranged on request)
Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
Optional Activity fees
Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)
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GORILLA TREKKING TIPS
Mountain gorillas sometimes nest far from the start of your gorilla trek, you should pace yourself and drink plenty of water.
Eating, drinking and smoking near the gorillas is forbidden – designated time and place will be communicated.
Bwindi National Park being a tropical forest, it can rain anytime so we encourage you to carry a rain poncho
Waterproof walking shoes or hiking boots are essential.
Gardening gloves for protection against stinging plants
Long trousers and long sleeved sweaters or shirts while in the forest to avoid insect stings.
Photography is permitted, although you must not use flash
Porters are available to help you carry your day pack for a small charge
As you prepare to come for your Uganda gorilla adventure, please do some exercises so that you prepare your body for gorilla trekking which can last between 3-8 hours
In case you can’t walk for a very long time, you shouldn’t really worry about not being able to do gorilla trekking because there are potters who can carry you throughout at a small extra cost.
Carry your sunscreen lotion to keep your skin safe from the tropical heat & sun rays
When you get to the gorillas, don’t make noise because this agitates the gorillas
- Note that this safari is guided by the Post COVID – 19 Standard operating Procedures
- For more information about gorilla trekking tips please follow these links to read more about gorilla trekking tips and advice.
- Note that this itinerary is suggestion and can be further customized to suite your desire. Whatever your preference is, please let us know and we shall advise /adjust accordingly.
- Post safari accommodation for the last night after the tour can be arranged at an extra fee upon request during the booking process.
- Visa information
Can be applied prior to arrival through your nearest Uganda Embassy or through the online portal. Also available on arrival at Entebbe International Airport, subject to long queues (We do not recommend this method)
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At Prime Safaris and Tours Ltd, your safety is our utmost priority. We have thus undertaken the necessary safety measures in compliance with the approved Standard Operating Procedures by the Governments of ALL African countries in which we operate with a goal of protecting our customers while travelling and on their Africa safari. The following guidelines will be applicable for your Safari in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo and other African Countries.