Ruzizi is an outstanding and splendorous Ecolodge situated along the lushly forested shores of Lake Ihema of Akagera National Park (Rwanda’s only savannah-dominated National Park). Accommodation in Rusizi is offered in Tents that are hidden from the Lake’s quiet shores and tucked among the swaying Palms and phenomenal fruiting fig trees.
The tents at Ruzizi Tented Camp are dotted around the thatched reception and dining place. They are also connected by wooden walkways that lead visitors to the remarkable central deck that overlooks Lake Ihema.
Ruzizi Tented Camp has existed for over a decade now and has played a crucial role in creating unforgettable wildlife experiences for travelers interested in exploring a real African wilderness. While staying at this luxurious Tented Camp, you will be marveled by its central pit where travelers always converge to enjoy bonfires, a cup of tea/coffee, or simply relax after dinner a well-deserved dinner.
Being an environmentally-friendly Eco-Lodge, Ruzizi Tented Camp was built to perfectly blend into its natural environment hence providing visitors with a close and personal encounter with Mother Nature. It would interest you that during construction, the natural vegetation and trees were left untouched where possible. Additionally, several natural features were incorporated into its structures and these include hand-crafted decorations and furniture. Even the local artisans and community cooperatives weren’t left out during the construction of this wonderful place of lodging. Rusizi Tented Camp is also solar-powered and features a number of outstanding local materials.
Accommodation options and amenities at Ruzizi Tented Lodge
Ruzizi Tented Camp has 9 luxurious Tented that offer guests incredible Lake views and a total of 20 guests can be accommodated here with maximum comfort and seclusion. The tents feature en-suite bathrooms (with constant running water, clean towels, free toiletries, and bath/shower), a separate dressing area, comfy Queen bed but travelers are offered an option of having twin beds, a shaded terrace with comfortable campaign-style chairs, and tree-truck table, spacious wardrobe, and a spacious living area with a comfortable sofa.
Other facilities and services enjoyed by Ruzizi Tented Camp visitors Ruzizi Tented Camp have a cozy on-site bar where visitors always gather in the evenings for a drink after a long day of exploring the wilderness of Akagera National Park, a spacious terrace restaurant where Continental meals are enjoyed. Also, meals are artistically prepared by the Lodge’s experienced Chef and served fresh at the restaurant.
Rusizi Tented Camp also has a sauna and massage center, daily housekeeping, free parking space for all guests, laundry services, and children-friendly facilities hence perfect for family travelers.
Activities to enjoy while staying at Ruzizi tented Camp
Ruzizi Tented Camp’s location in Akagera National Park and 30 minutes’ drive from the Park’s entrance gate means it is possible to undertake guided day and night game drives, get refreshed during boat cruises on Lake Ihema, bird watching tours, guided walking safaris around the Lodge or deeper within the African wilderness. If you are connecting directly from Kigali City, Ruzizi Tented Lodge is only 68 miles/or 2 hours’ drive from the International Airport and the City Center.