How do I get to Akagera National Park
For any traveller planning to visit Rwanda, Kigali International Airport (KGL) is the main entry point.
There are various international airlines that operates flights to Kigale including Ethiopian Airlines, RwandAir, Kenya Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines
The aiport is located 10 kilometers from Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Your local Rwanda safari tour operator will usually arrange for you to be picked at the aipor and will take care of all further transportation as park of your Rwanda safari package.
Akagera National Park is located in the east of the country, 120km from Kigali. A trip to Rwanda’s Akagera Park by road takes about 2-3 hours and Akagera easily accessed as part of a 4×4 tour of the country, including a driver-guide.
There are no domestic flights to Akagera, but Akagera Aviation offers charter helicopter transfers to anywhere in the country. The flight from Kigali to Akagera National Park takes 22 minutes.