Earth Icon EN (UK) / USD
98% Customer Satisfaction Rating
Apple Watch 40mm Created with Sketch.

Language


Currency

Akagera Hero
Rwanda

Akagera National Park

Explore Akagera National Park

A stark contrast from the terraced hills that characterize much of Rwanda, Akagera National Park is an area of low-lying grasslands, dotted with numerous swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River. With its wide variety of habitats, Akagera National Park is not only scenic, but home to a diversity of plains game, including zebra, giraffe, buffalo, elephant and hyena.

Highlights

  • Encounter the rare and prehistoric shoebill stork
  • Explore vast Lake Ihema, home to a variety of water birds
  • A diverse range of habitats and biodiversity
  • The world's largest antelope species and thrilling leopard sightings
  • Witness the towering Mutumba Hills

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Photographic Safari Icon Photographic Safari
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
Explore More

Akagera National Park Map

Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Akagera National Park

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Shoebill Stork
    Shoebill Stork
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Impala
    Impala
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
Sample Itineraries

TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
Month-by-month guide

When to visit

  • Best
  • Good
  • Mixed
  • JAN
  • FEB
  • MAR
  • APR
  • MAY
  • JUN
  • JUL
  • AUG
  • SEP
  • OCT
  • NOV
  • DEC
Start your African journey

HOW TO BOOK

At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

How to book 1 x2

Connect

Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

How to book 2 x2

Customise

Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.

How to book 3 x2

Confirm

We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

How to book 4 x2

Travel

Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

Ready to
explore more?

Our travel experts are ready to start creating your dream African adventure.