Akagera National Park Rwanda

Akagera National Park Rwanda – Travel Guide

Complete Guide on Akagera National Park lies in eastern Rwanda, hugging the border with Tanzania. Akagera National Park Weather, Activities, Game Drive & Camping.

Our Informative guide on Akagera National Park is all you need to know about this beautiful park. here we give you the latest information on the attractions, activities, best time, location and accommodation facilities around the park.

Akagera National Park is a protected area in eastern Rwanda covering 1,122 km2 (433 sq mi) along the international border with Tanzania.

It was founded in 1934 and includes savannah, montane, and swamp habitats. The park is named for the Kagera River which flows along with its eastern boundary feeding into Lake Ihema and several smaller lakes. The complex system of lakes and linking papyrus swamps makes up over a third of the park, which is the largest protected wetland in Eastern-Central Africa.

Best Time to Visit – Akagera National Park Rwanda

Details about Best Time to Visit – Akagera National Park

Akagera can be visited throughout the year. The Dry season (June to September) is the prime time for watching wildlife in the park. Animals are easier to spot because the bush thins out and wildlife concentrates around the lakes.

Best Time 

June to September (It is dry and wildlife is easier to spot)

High Season

June to September (Akagera National Park is busiest at weekends)

Low Season

March, April, October and November (These are the peaks of the rains)

Best Weather

June to August (Least rain)

Worst Weather

March and April (Most rain)

June to September –Dry Season

  • Best time of year for spotting wildlife
  • Skies are bright, with almost no rain
  • Malaria risk subsides as there are fewer mosquitoes
  • Conditions are dry and dusty, and the sky can be hazy

October to May –Wet Season

  • The scenery is green and lush
  • There are more birds around
  • Rain can sometimes interfere with activities
  • Wildlife viewing is not as good as during the Dry season

Best Rwanda Safari Holidays Packages in Akagera Park

Rhino tracking in Akagera National Park Rwanda

3 Days Akagera National Park wildlife safari offers best wildlife viewing in Rwanda’s only savannah park with a possibility of game drives.  Located East of Rwanda, Akagera Park is the only savannah park where it’s possible to have a game drive in Rwanda. 

Zebras in Akagera National Park Rwanda

4 Day Akagera Park wildlife safari is the best tour for wildlife game drives in Akagera Park the only savannah park in Rwanda.  Located East of Rwanda, Akagera Park is the only savannah park where it’s possible to have a game drive for wildlife viewing.

Golden Monkey trekking in Volcanoes National Park

5 Days Rwanda safari Primate tracking and Gorilla trekking tour is a trip to the best primate habitats of Rwanda. This 5 days safari in Rwanda takes you to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla trekking and to Nyungwe Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking. 

Wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park Rwanda

1 Day Akagera Park is a one day wildlife tour to Akagera Park of Rwanda. The Park is home to the big five African game and the best spot for a 1 day tour in Rwanda for wildlife viewing in the scenic wilderness. Rwanda doesn’t have several wildlife Parks.

Long Rwanda Tours Safari Packages in Akagera Park

Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park

7 Days Rwanda Safari, Primates and Wildlife Tour is a comprehensive itinerary of a wildlife, Gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking safari.

Eastern rhino in Akagera National Park Rwanda Wildlife viewing

6 Days Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari is an ultimate safari in Rwanda with Game drives in Akagera Park and Gorilla trekking.

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Nyungwe national Park Rwanda

On this 8 Days Rwanda Safari you will experience offers the best eight days in Rwanda with Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee tracking and Wildlife tour.

nyungwe Park canopy walk

9 Days Rwanda Safari offers the best gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking and Wildlife tour in Rwanda. 9 Days Rwanda tour to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

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