Deep within the untamed beauty of Akagera National Park in Rwanda lies the remarkable Wilderness Magashi Camp. This extraordinary eco-luxury camp offers a unique opportunity for travelers to immerse themselves in the pristine wilderness of this remarkable East African destination
One of the most outstanding features of Wilderness Magashi Camp is its prime location within Akagera National Park. The park itself is a treasure trove of biodiversity and natural beauty, with rolling savannahs, woodlands, lakes, and wetlands. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species. This diversity makes it an incredible destination for both safari enthusiasts and birdwatchers.
Guests at Wilderness Magashi Camp have the privilege of exploring Akagera National Park through a range of activities. Game drives are a quintessential way to experience the park’s wildlife. Boat safaris on Lake Rwanyakazinga are another captivating activity. These excursions provide a unique perspective of Akagera’s ecosystems, with opportunities to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of waterfowl. Birdwatching enthusiasts will be delighted by the abundance of bird species found along the lakeshore. Guided walks in the park provide a more intimate connection with the environment, allowing guests to appreciate the smaller details of Akagera, from the tracks of animals to the diverse flora. The experienced guides ensure that these walks are not only informative but also safe.
Magashi Camp also offers night drives, providing a rare opportunity to observe the park’s nocturnal wildlife. Lions on the hunt and elusive leopards are often spotted during these excursions.
The Akagera experience is not confined to the park’s wildlife. Guests can also engage with the local communities around the park, gaining insight into the rich cultural tapestry of Rwanda. These interactions offer a more comprehensive understanding of the region and its people.
This exclusive wilderness retreat offers an intimate experience, with just six spacious and elegantly designed tented rooms. Each room boasts stunning views of Lake Rwanyakazinga, making it the ideal setting to connect with nature. The camp’s design is a harmonious blend of luxury and authenticity, ensuring that guests can experience the enchanting beauty of Rwanda without sacrificing comfort.
The tented rooms are designed with both style and sustainability in mind. Solar power is used to provide electricity, and rainwater harvesting methods are employed to minimize environmental impact. The en-suite bathrooms are spacious and well-appointed, offering hot showers and all the amenities one would expect in a luxury accommodation. Each room also has a private deck, allowing guests to savor the breathtaking landscapes and observe the wildlife that wanders nearby.