Top 3 Safari Camps & Lodges in Akagera National Park

Are you ready to book some of the best safari camps and lodges in Akagera National Park, this park is found in eastern Rwanda bordering Tanzania, Akagera National Park is central Africa’s largest protected wetland and the last refuge for savannah-adapted species in the country. Stretching across a vast expanse of low-lying mountains and savannah plains, the park takes in the rolling highlands woodlands, swamp-fringed lakes, and wetlands of the Kagera River along the way. Crocodiles and hippos wallow in the park’s watery basins, predators prowl through its acacia groves, and elephant, zebra, giraffe, buffalo, and other animals roam across its grassy plains. Bursting with rich biodiversity, the park features a variety of rare species, as well as a plentitude of mammals and hundreds of bird species.

Top 3 Safari Camps & Lodges in Akagera National Park Rwanda

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Even on a wildlife safari here, you need to choose the best safari camp or lodge for your relaxation and enjoy some of the best views of nature.

Check out some of the most beautiful safari camps and lodges in Akagera National park and get ready to secure your reservation with us.

Magashi Camp.

Magashi Camp is nestled in the productive and phenomenally diverse north-eastern corner of Akagera National Park, overlooking scenic Lake Rwanyakazinga. Akagera comprises some of the most scenic savannah in East Africa – open plains, woodlands, lakes, swamp, and grassy low mountains – and is home to one of Africa’s highest hippo densities, large crocodiles, as well as the rare sitatunga and almost 500 species of birds. Teeming with plains game, Akagera also boasts a healthy population of lions which were introduced by African Parks in 2015 after a 20-year absence; black rhinos were reintroduced in 2017. Magashi – the only exclusive-use area in Akagera – also harbors a good density of leopards.

Ruzizi Tented Lodge.

The Lodge offers luxury accommodation located in Akagera National Park, Rwanda. Accommodation is provided in Twin Rooms, Double Rooms, Family Rooms, and Deluxe King Rooms. All accommodation types are beautifully furnished and feature private bathrooms. Amenities and services available to guests staying at Ruzizi Tented Lodge include a sun terrace, on-site bar, and restaurant.

Strategically located near the south gate and is the perfect place to relax and unwind, where you can recharge your body and soul. Connect with nature, pamper yourself with a massage, or simply read a book by the lake side while sipping on a cocktail and taking in the stunning views of the Park.

Karenge Bush Camp

Karenge is a Seasonal Bush Camp located far north of Akagera National Park in Rwanda. ‘Karenge’ means ‘small foot’ in the local language, Kinyarwanda. The camp is simple, serene, and low impact. This offers great access to some of the best wildlife viewing in the park. Fully staffed and catered for, and with just six charming canvas tents and accommodating a maximum of 12 guests, the camp is a quiet retreat. Each tent sleeps two people on comfortable camp beds, raised on simple decks, with solar lights and lanterns for light. Warm water is provided daily in ensuite bathrooms next to each tent which has bucket showers and toilets. Solar fridges keep drinks cold in the bar. The camp is on full board so all meals are included. 100% of the profits go towards the conservation and management of Akagera National Park as a whole. Karenge makes a great combination when combined with Ruzizi Tented Lodge in the south of the park.

Well, the choice is now yours on what you can ask our reservations team to book for you as you plan to visit Akagera National Park. Rwanda has got other exciting places to visit including Volcanoes National Park, popular for gorilla trekking tours in Rwanda with great luxury accommodation facilities. Nyungwe forest home to Chimpanzees and Colobus Monkeys is Rwanda’s pristine forest with exciting experiences to explore.

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