Akagera National Park

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About Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is a renowned wildlife reserve located in Rwanda. Spanning over 1,100 square kilometers, it offers diverse ecosystems, including savannahs, wetlands, and lakes. The park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species. Visitors can enjoy game drives, boat safaris, and guided walks while experiencing the park’s natural beauty and conservation efforts.


  • Game Drive
  • Boat Safaris
  • Bird Watching
  • Guided Walks
  • Fishing
  • Photography
  • Camping
  • Cultural Visits

Climate and Weather

Akagera National Park experiences a subtropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. The dry season typically occurs from June to September, characterized by lower rainfall and cooler temperatures. During this time, the vegetation becomes sparse, making it easier to spot wildlife near water sources.


Temperatures in Akagera National Park range from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F) during the day, with cooler temperatures at night. It is advisable to pack lightweight and breathable clothing, as well as rain gear, especially if visiting during the wet season.


The wet season, from October to May, brings higher rainfall and warmer temperatures. The park becomes lush and green, attracting migratory birds and providing abundant grazing for herbivores. However, some areas may become inaccessible due to muddy roads.