3 Days Short Rwanda Safari, Gorilla Trekking, Akagera Wildlife Tour Rwanda

This 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari/3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Package is a short Gorilla Trekking tour and wildlife viewing safari to Akagera National Park. If you are looking to explore Rwanda in 3 days, this tour allows for both wildlife viewing and mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda. Rwanda Safaris are popular on most travelers’ bucket lists especially those seeking to experience gorilla trekking in Africa. Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park is home to 10 Habituated Gorilla families that you will explore on your 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour or 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari with Acacia Safaris Limited.

There is no better way of experiencing Rwanda than combining its popular Rwanda Gorilla Tours with a wildlife viewing Safari in the Akagera National Park on 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari itinerary. This 3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour Starts and ends in Kigali, Rwanda’s Capital.

The 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari is suitable for persons interested in having a primate tracking experience and search for the sought-after Big Five African wilderness animals. This Rwanda Safari is a 3 days/ 2 nights Short Rwanda safari that will take you to Rwanda’s most scenic locations with beautiful sceneries. You will enjoy drives and have a great experience of the beautiful land of a thousand hills. Activities included in the itinerary are game drives, boat cruises, and mountain gorilla trekking.  Explore Rwanda on this 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari, trek the elusive mountain gorillas, and explore the famous Akagera National Park for wildlife viewing especially the African Big Five Animals.

Short Rwanda Safari

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

3 Days Short Rwanda Safari Itinerary Highlights

Details of the 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park and have an evening boat cruise

This morning, you will have an early morning drive to Akagera National Park with pick up from Kigali. Pick-up can be from Kigali city or at Kigali International Airport.

The drive takes about 2 and a half hours depending on the stopovers you may have along the way. On arrival at the park, you then proceed to your lodge where you will have lunch then later go for a boat cruise.

Take a boat trip on Lake Ihema and see aquatic wildlife like the hippos and crocodiles. Then after have a short game drive en-route to your hotel where you will have dinner and spend the night.  Accommodation can be luxury, mid-range, or budget depending on your interest.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2 of 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari: Morning game drive and return to Kigali

Rise up early, have breakfast, and leave for a game drive in the park. Search for the “big five” mammals in the park-like the Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, lions, rhinos, and several Antelope species.

Within the park are also varied birdlife species with over 500 of them within the boundaries. Have a game drive for more than 4 hours and have a picnic lunch before you embark on your journey back to Kigali.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Early morning transfer to Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking and return to Kigali

From the hotel in Kigali, you are then transferred very early in the morning to Volcanoes National Park for gorilla trekking.

Arrive in the park in time for briefing and have a gorilla trekking etiquette briefing. The briefing is at 8:00 am.

After the guides take you through the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking, you will then go to the forest in search of the mountain gorillas.

When you meet the gorilla family, you then spend a maximum of 1 hour seeing the gorillas interact among themselves and enjoy the bamboo forest.

After the experience, you then trek back to the start point where you meet your driver-guide for a transfer drive back to Kigali. Return to Kigali Late in the evening.

Drop off at hotel or Airport for a departure flight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of 3 Days Short Rwanda Safari

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

The safari package includes

  • Park Entrance fees
  • Gorilla permits
  • 4×4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van for ground travel
  • Service of professional English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Game viewing
  • Bottled water on tour

The safari package excludes

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Visa fees
  • Optional Activities
  • Air tickets
  • Shopping
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone bills
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4X4 Luxury Safari Land Cruiser

We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. Our Vehicles have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography.

The safari cars come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while In the Vehicle).

They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed a window seat.

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