A Conservation Treasure
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, Akagera is one of the best birding environs in the world with the highest recorded number of species per unit area.
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.
Located in the southern section of the Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s only Big 5 reserve, and just a 20 minute drive from lake Ihema. The national park is home to numerous animal species and about 500 bird species, including the rare Shoebill and Papyrus Gonolek. It is also the largest protected wetland in central Africa, encompassing seven lakes, marshes, a savanna, mountains and woodland.