5 great reasons to visit Akagera National Park in Rwanda

Just two-to-three hours from the Rwandan capital Kigali, Akagera National Park is the country’s only safari destination. With marshes, savannahs and lakes, it’s a diverse landscape, home to a wealth of wildlife, a new luxury camp and a solid conservation team. Here are five reasons to visit Akagera when you travel to Rwanda. 1. See […]

6 things to do and see in Rwanda

Rwanda might be small, but it packs quite a punch. In this staggeringly beautiful country there is so much more to see and do beyond gorilla trekking – though it’s very much a worthy highlight. From kayaking across peaceful lakes to a Big Five safari, here are just a few of things to do and […]

Rwanda welcomes back black rhinos

20 eastern black rhinos have been translocated to Akagera National Park in Rwanda from South Africa. African Parks, in collaboration with the Rwanda Development Board and with funding provided by the Howard G Buffett Foundation, carried out the translocation. African Parks, in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board, took over the management of the park […]

Discover Rwanda

Now is the time to visit Rwanda – Africa’s ‘land of a thousand hills’ – where two prestigious safari operators are opening their doors. Wilderness Safaris and One&Only will both provide an exceptional base from which to explore Rwanda. This is a country that offers a life-changing, transformative escape, with unparalleled encounters with highly threatened […]

Holidays to book in advance

There are a plethora of unique experiences waiting to be uncovered on the African continent. And unlike for city escapes, travelling to this vast area of the globe requires preparation. Lots of it. Otherwise, you run the risk of not being able to find availability, or worse, having a subpar holiday. Who would want that? […]

Top African Travel Hotspots for 2015 – Lake Malawi, Rwanda & Madagascar

top travel hotspots

Emerging as the top African travel hotspots of the year are Lake Malawi, Rwanda, and Madagascar. As remote areas that are less commonly frequented and less overpopulated by the travel industry, travellers will escape the masses and discover a beautiful and relatively unexplored landscape that has not as of yet been trampled upon by decades […]