Ruzizi tented camp – Luxury accommodation in akagera national park
The lodge is situated on the banks of Lake Ihema, offering guests panoramic views of the lake and stunning birdlife and wildlife on the lake and the surrounding areas near the lake.
The luxurious accommodation lodge is the ideal place to spend a night or two for visitors looking to explore more of Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s only paradise for savannah wildlife.
Akagera National Park is found in the eastern region of Rwanda in the district of Kayonza. The national park lies on Rwanda’s border with Tanzania and is the only refuge for savannah wildlife animals in the country. It is also the only national park in Rwanda where you will get a chance to see the famous Big Five animals of Africa, which include; the lion, leopard, buffalo, rhinoceros and the African Bush Elephant.
The national is one of the four national parks that Rwanda proudly boosts of; the others being, Nyungwe National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Gishwati-Mukura National Park. Akagera national park in Rwanda happens to be the largest national park in the country, covering a total surface area of 1,122 square kilometers. The national park derives its name from the Kagera River which flows through the park. The park is home to over 20 species of mammals and over 480 bird species.
Ruzizi Tented Camp is a luxurious eco-lodge with nine tents, which can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests. The camp features both a reception and dining area, with wooden walkways that lead to a stunning deck hanging over Lake Ihema. The camp also has a central camp fire area which is the perfect spot for visitors who just love to dine out doors. The central fire pit is also the ideal place to be for visitors looking to enjoy a hot cup of coffee early in the morning or simply relax after having a heavy meal or dinner.
Each tent in the Camp boasts of an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, a bathtub or outdoor shower, a comfortable queen size bed, and a dressing area. Guests looking to share a room or rather tent can request for two twin beds to be put in the tent. The camp also provides camp beds for children aged 15 years and below. All the tents in Ruzizi Tented Camp have shaded verandas which contain campaign chairs, a tree-trunk table, and a hammock where guests can relax and unwind after a long day of game viewing.
The management at Ruzizi Tented Camp have made it their priority to practice sustainable tourism, with most of the vegetation and trees in the area left undisturbed were possible during the construction of the camp. In addition to this, some natural elements have been incorporated into the structure of the camp. Most of the decorations and furniture that is used in the camp has been hand-crafted by local artisans and cooperatives in Rwanda.
Ruzizi Tented Camp is powered by solar energy and prides itself on being environmentally conscious or rather sustainable. The camp does not accommodate children below the age of 6 years, while children aged between 6 to 16 years can stay with their parents although they will be charged. Children aged 17 years and above are regarded as adults and therefore are charged full price.
All rates charged on the rooms are on a full- board basis and include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Single occupancy in Ruzizi’s tree-top tent includes a 40% single supplement charge. However, the rates do not include expenses such as; transport, park entry fees, activities, gratuities and other expenses of personal nature.
Ruzizi Tented Camp offers its guests amenities such as, free ample parking, free breakfast, a well- stocked bar and restaurant, and laundry service as well.
Visitors staying in Ruzizi Tented Camp can take part in a number of activities that are offered by Akagera National Park and these include; Boat cruise on Lake Ihema, guided game drive, fishing on Lake Shakani, Behind the scenes Akagera tour, Walk the line tour, camping, bird watching and community culture visits to mention but a few.
Ruzizi Tented Camp is a classy and top-notch accommodation facility in Akagera National Park and it is the ideal place to be for visitors looking to spend inmate time with a loved one, as well as quality time with friends and family.
Contact us and book your stay in this romantic getaway in Ruzizi Tented Camp, where you are sure to have the best experience during your visit to Akagera National Park.a