An Eco-Lodge Experience
Akagera National Park offers a truly exceptional birdlife and wildlife experience. It is the only Big-5 reserve in Rwanda and is also home to the rare swamp-dwelling Sitatunga, the rare Shoebill stork, the endangered papyrus Gonolex and the much sought-after Red-faced Barbet. With over 500 recorded bird species, it is one of the best birding environs in the world with the highest recorded number of species per unit area. The Park has a unique diversity of habitats, including lakes, marshes, savannah, mountains, and woodland, and is the largest protected wetland in central Africa.
Mantis Akagera Game Lodge stands on a hill at the southern tip of the Akagera National Park elevated above the savannah, offering a bird’s-eye view and exceptional views of Lake Ihema. With 60 rooms, a conference venue, restaurant, bar, and a spectacular pool deck, the Lodge is the perfect home base while exploring the conservation treasures of Akagera National Park or on a on a conferencing retreat.
Akagera National Park is Central Africa’s largest protected wetland and the last remaining refuge for savannah-adapted species in Rwanda. Akagera Game Lodge is located in the southern section of the Akagera National Park, and boasts panoramic views of Lake Ihema and the smaller Lake Shikani. Situated just 5km from the South entrance of the Park, the lodge is conveniently located to explore the park. It is only a 20-minute drive to Lake Ihema where guests can hop on a boat and see Rwanda and its wild denizens from a different angle.