Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park
About Akagera National Park

Located in eastern Rwanda, Akagera National Park sprawls across 2,500 square kilometers, predominantly characterized by Savannah landscapes. Named after the Kagera River, which gracefully flows along Rwanda’s eastern boundary with Tanzania, the river plays a crucial role in nourishing Lake Ihema and several smaller lakes within and around the park.

This sanctuary safeguards the rich African Savannah terrain, adorned with acacia and bush vegetation, interspersed with open grasslands and a network of twelve swampy lakes. Akagera boasts remarkable biodiversity, serving as a vast protected wetland.As Rwanda’s sole Savannah national park, it stands as the premier destination to witness the majority of large mammals during a safari experience

Activities in Akagera National Park


Akagera is a haven for bird enthusiasts, boasting over 500 bird species. Join our seasoned birdwatching guides to spot vibrant kingfishers, majestic African fish eagles, and the rare shoebill. The park’s diverse habitats, including lakes and wetlands, provide an ideal environment for an avian spectacle.

Game Drives

Set out on captivating game drives across Akagera’s vast Savannah landscapes. Our expert guides will lead you through the park, offering the chance to witness the spectacle of African wildlife in their natural habitat. Marvel at herds of elephants, graceful giraffes, imposing buffalos, and the elusive predators that roam freely in this pristine wilderness.

Boat Safaris on Lake Ihema

Embark on a serene boat safari along Lake Ihema, the second-largest lake in Rwanda. Glide through the tranquil waters as you encounter hippos, crocodiles, and a myriad of waterfowl. The boat safari offers a unique perspective, allowing you to appreciate the park’s beauty from a different vantage point.