For a long time, Akagera game lodge was the only accommodation in the Akagera park area, and at the time it wasn’t even that nice, other lodges however have come up in the recent years, and this lodge has improved its facilities over the years.
It are now two the only accommodation option s within the park. From the lodge you can enjoy some pretty amazing views of Lake Ihema.
The lodge offers comfortable accommodation with simple but tastefully furnished rooms, restaurant, swimming pool, curio bar, tennis court and a few other life comforts.
Usual board basis is full board, with breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is constant power supply, access to wifi and television for those who cannot live without communication channels.
Safari activities you can enjoy while staying at the lodge include: game drives in Akagera national park, guides for the game drive can either be from the park or from the safari company.
Animals such as the sitatunga, lion, buffalo, Masai giraffe, tsessebe are some of what you will se on te game drive. You an also go birding and enjoy the wide variety of bird life in the park.
Akagera game lodge can be accessed by either road, or air transfer means.
The lodge does not accept debit or credit cards. Payment can be made in cash in eithwere RWF, US dollars, Euros or British pounds.
These two lodges are the only accomodation options in akagera national park except for the camping grounds. If you are an outdoorsy person, or more adventurous looking to enjoy the African wildernes fully in its splendor, then you can opt for the camping sites.
Camping can actually be fun with groups of friends, and is much cheaper than staying in the lodge, although of course less comfortable as well.
There are a few hotels outside of the park by nearby such as Seeds of Hope Guesthouse, Cari hotel. LeMigo hotek, Discover Rwanda youth hostel, top tower hotel, Umubano hotel, Grand legacy hotel.
If you are not sure about where to stay or how to make bookings, ask your tour operator to make the bookings on your behalf, they will be sure to find something that fits within your budget, and that suits your needs.