3 DAYS RWANDA WILDLIFE TOUR – AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK
Safari Overview of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour – Akagera National Park:
The 3 days Rwanda wildlife safari is cheap but highly rewarding wild life safari that will provide you golden chance encounter Akagera national park located in the Eastern part of Rwanda. The park is natural habitat to charming wildlife species such as big Herds of elephants and buffalo that emerge from the woodland to drink at the lakes; while lucky you might meet a spotted hyena or even a stray lion, Giraffe and zebra, antelopes. The tour will allow you to explore an adventurous boat trip in the pristine water of Lake Ihema-Rwanda’s second largest water body. The 3 days Rwanda Wildlife tour will start and end in Kigali-the capital city of Rwanda.
Highlights of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park:
- Day 1 of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park: Arrival in Kanombe International Airport & Embark on Kigali City
- Day 2 of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park: Transfer from Kigali to Akagera National Park & Afternoon boat trip
- Day 3 of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park: Early Morning Game drive & Transfer back to Kigali
Safari Day by Day of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park:
Day 1 of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park: Arrival in Kanombe International Airport & Embark on Kigali City
Upon your arrival at Kanombe international airport in Kigali, you will be met by our experienced driver guide who will transfer you to any of Kigali hotels for Cup of coffee and refreshment. Thereafter, embark on city tour .The city tour will take you through Gisozi genocide memorial center where you will have time to listen to the comprehensive history of Rwanda during the 1994 genocide and the events of the massacres, including personal accounts. You will view the Photographs, video clips, and artifacts of the genocide. Right after visiting Gisozi genocide memorial, you will advance to tour other interesting places like Nyamata church, Presidential Palace, explore the Natural History Museum also known as ‘Kandt house’ a first modern house built in Kigali since its existence as a capital city. You may visit art and craft centers like Caplaki, Inganzo gallery where you will spend time learning how to sew peace baskets and make Imigongo that Rwandans use for home decoration, visit local Markets Like Cyimironko Local Market, Kicukiro Local Market. In the evening, you will join the Susa Tours cultural troup for cultural entertainment. Here you will experience contemporary music, African, Rwandan food and drinks. Afterwards retire back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodations: Kigali Serena Hotel (Luxury/Upmarket), Hotel chez Lando (Mid-Range/Standard), Hotel Okapi (Budget)
Day 2 of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park: Transfer from Kigali to Akagera National Park & Afternoon boat trip
After taking an early morning breakfast, you will depart Kigali driving on the Eastern direction to Akagera National Park. The 2-3hours drive journey is an adventurous journey because you will explore the natural scenic beautify of Rwanda while on your way to Akagera. On arrival to Akagera, you will drive direct to you lodge to check-in, have Lunch and after lunch proceed for Short boat trips which are available on Akagera’s lakes. Here you will have an opportunity to get close to the plentiful water birds including numerous African fish eagles, open-billed stork marabou stork, cormorants, crowned cranes, egrets and herons. On good day, you may even get a chance to see the endangered shoebill stork. Boat trips along the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake, yield some great aquatic bird sightings and you can even fish on Lake Shakani. After the boat trip, you will drive back to the park head Quarters for Behind the Scenes experience. Here you will get more insights into Akagera, including conservation developments within the park. You will also meet some of the people integral to the management of the park. From the park, you will drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: Akagera game Lodge (Luxury lodge), Ruzizi Tented Lodge (Mid-Range/Budget), Shakani Campsites (Budget Lodge).
Day 3 of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park: Early Morning Game drive & Transfer back to Kigali
Right after your early morning breakfast, you will start your day by embarking on an early morning game drive in the well-coordinated tracks of Akagera national park. The game drive will offer you possibilities of meeting the nocturnal wildlife species when they are retuning back to their hiding grounds and you may also encounter the early morning wildlife risers when they are starting their daily activities of looking for food. The different wildlife species which you may encounter include the zebras, several antelope species and giraffes, bush bucks, waterbucks, eland species, hippo and the crocodiles .After the game drive, you will drive back to your lodge for lunch and relaxation. After lunch, embark on transfer back to Kigali. On arrival to the city, the driver guide will drive you direct to your lodge or Kigali international Airport for your onward flight back home.
End of the 3 Days Rwanda Wildlife Tour-Akagera National Park
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WHERE TO STAY ON YOUR SAFARI IN UGANDA
Kampala as Capital City of Uganda has a stylish collection of individually designed hotels offering first-class accommodation services across the city. Modern function spaces are flexible for conferences, exhibitions and private event use, and are equipped with WI-Fi integration and most importantly, natural daylight or high specification intelligent lighting in all suites. The city is served with all types of accommodations right from luxury/upmarket, Mid-range to Budget hotels as seen below;Kampala Serena Hotel is an inspirational blend of 5-star polish, pan-African panache, social style and business reliability. Strategically located at the Centre of Kampala Business district, Kampala Serena hotel sprawls on 7.2 acres of landscaped grounds and water gardens. An oasis of cool and green, encircled by the seven hills of Kampala, the hotel is focal point for regional, national, business ,political and social life
Entebbe International Airport is the main international airport in Uganda and is located near the town of Entebbe, which is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Other attractions in the area include the Entebbe Wildlife Education Center, the Entebbe Golf Course and the Sesse Islands. There are several hotels located near these attractions and within 5 minutes of the airport.Entebbe International Airport is the main international airport in Uganda and is located near the town of Entebbe, which is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Other attractions in the area include the Entebbe Wildlife Education Center, the Entebbe Golf Course and the Sesse Islands. There are several hotels located near these attractions and within 5 minutes of the airport.
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Jinja is located about 80kms East of Kampala Uganda’s capital city and is accessible by road, and air in small air craft and a number of tourists visit to see the sources of the Nile, to do Birding in Uganda’s Mabira forest, Bunjee jumping on the Nile, Sunset Cruise on the Nile, White water rafting and spot fishing.
This famous tourism destination in Uganda is served with number of hotels, lodges, apartments that range from budget, mid-range to luxury. All these are established to cater for all categorizes of visitor on business or leisure stay in Jinja.
Located on the junction to Kasese 2 kilometers from the Mbara town Centre, Lake View Mbarara Hotel is a large modern multi storied hotel set in its own serene environment. The perfect location of the park makes it a convenient stop over offering overnight accommodation to tourists travelling to and from south -Western Uganda as well as visitors to Lake Mburo National Park. Lake View Resort Hotel offers accommodation in 70 tastefully designed rooms with Adjoining Rooms for Families, Air-conditioning, and ensuite Bathroom. At Lake View Resort Hotel, you are free to choose from the hotel wide- range of Standard or Superior rooms. With over 15 years’ experience in event placement and organization, Lake View Resort has the very best venues for your conferences, board meetings, training sessions and parties in Mbarara.
Mbale District is one of the largest districts located in eastern Uganda and is home to Uganda’s second highest mountain, the Mt. Elgon. Mbale is mainly covered by hills and a very famous agricultural town of Uganda. Mbale is mainly occupied by the Bagisu tribe and the local language used is Lugisu , though English and Swahili are also used. Mbale town is one of the towns in Uganda that receive a large population of travellers mainly hikers and those interested in cultural tourism. Below is a list of affordable hotels in Mbale, that one can choose from while on his or her next tour to Mbale.Mbale Resort Hotel is a five-star hotel situated in the Centre of Mbale town. The hotel is located within a walking distance from different places of including the Elgon Ranges, the historic Rocks precinct, Mbale Opera House and the beautiful Botanic Gardens, local market, super Markets among other places.
The hotel has 94 rooms where visitors can experience luxury Mbale accommodation. Some of the rooms have balconies with spectacular panoramic views of the Wanale, the Pool and the Amphitheater. All rooms have carpeted floors, Satellite TV, High Speed Wifi, Room service, Mini bar, Coffee and tea making facilities, Dresser and easy chair, Room telephone, Air conditioning, Hair driers and Bathrobe and slippers Mbale Resort Hotel has 3 restaurants and 2 bars
Fort Portal Town in western Uganda is a major tourist herb and the cleanest town in Uganda. Located in the foot hills of Mountain Rwenzori also nicked named Mountains of the Moon, Fort portal is a gateway to different national parks including Kibale, Semuliki, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable, Rwenzori and Toro-Semuliki Wildlife reserves. It is famous for the stalagmites and Nyakasura waterfalls linked to the rich Chwezi culture. The area is surrounded by scenic crater lakes, beautiful tea plantations and the Rwenzori mountain ranges besides a cool climate and hospitable people boasting of the youngest and most handsome king in the world. It is also known for the Bigodi wetland sanctuary. With search attractions, comes with them a variety of hotels and below is a list of the affordable world class hotels in Fort portal. Fort Motel is one of the most popular hotels in Fort Portal, thanks to its unique location in the heart of the town. With our modern rooms and suites that feature beautiful views of the Rwenzori Mountains and endless greenery that is characteristic of Fort Portal. Our guests soon discover the unique ambiance of gracious living which is without equal in our locality.
The hotel is conveniently situated in a quiet location just a little outside Gulu Town Center off the main road to Juba in an enticingly serene natural green environment. Wherever your final destination, whether you are travelling for business or pleasure we guarantee your satisfaction.
The hotel has 28 spacious rooms designed with your comfort in mind. The hotel rooms are distributed as 4 Executive Suites, 2 Deluxe Twin rooms, 2 Executive Deluxe rooms, 8 Suite Single rooms and 12 Deluxe Single .The rooms are fully self-contained and have features like en-suite with solar water heaters, Bath and/or showers, 21-inch color TV’s showing local and satellite channels, Intercom system, Spacious study area with reading desk and light as well as Complimentary wireless internet connection.
The hotel also has tastefully designed multipurpose hall for conferences, seminars and workshops with 200 seat capacity and air-conditioning.