Nyungwe National Park Accommodations (Lodges, Campsites)

Is Nyungwe Forest National Park your dream destination in Rwanda and you are wondering about which accommodation to spend a night? Nyungwe Forest National Park is remarkable one of the most spectacular and popular primate destinations in Rwanda that you should consider in your bucket list. For visitor complete safari at this park, there must be variety of comfortable lodging and accommodation facilities for visitor overnight stay. That said, the notable safari at Nyungwe Forest National Park range from midrange to luxury and all travelers interests are covered;

Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Nyungwe Forest Lodge features as one of the luxury safari lodges at Nyungwe Forest National Park that you should consider spending your overnight stay. The lodge is well designed to suit within the standards of the environment and five (5) star wilderness lodges, depicting the local culture which aligned with quality and modernity to offer visitors with magical experiences and satisfaction beyond their expectations. The lodge features a swimming pool, two treatment rooms, Jacuzzi pool, fitness center, pool side Boma, Boutique store, tea lounge, conference facilities, wireless internet at the main restaurant, modern restaurant and laundry along wheel chair user friendly main building.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Swimming pool

Nyungwe Forest Lodge offers accommodation in 22 luxury rooms which are fixed in six wooden villas each with four rooms. This lodge also has 2 presidential suites in rare villas with each of them featuring a Jacuzzi. The lodge’s rooms depict modernity and stunning décor and not to leave out the traditional touch. Every room at Nyungwe Forest Lodge features a private deck which over views the forest. This lodge has amenities like air conditioning, private mini bar, fire place, electric safe, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, private deck, en-suite bathroom with indoor shower, international dial telephone, international electric adaptors, Flat LCD screen and digital satellite channels and many more.

Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

For visitors on safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park and interested spending a night in one of the most comfortable and convenient midrange safari lodge, Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel should be a must for you to book in your next vacation in Rwanda. This lodge serves best for visitors who are undertaking chimpanzee trekking adventures at this national park or those who wish to engage in colobus monkey tracking, canopy walk and forest walks. The lodge features a fireplace in its rooms where travelers can enjoy while in their rooms or simply get out and enjoy it in an open environment after dinner as the Kinyarwanda will be entertaining you with amazing traditional dance and musical performances that reward visitors with the most thrilling cultural experiences. Nyungwe Hill Top View Hill Lodge features about 12 accommodation units and four of these rooms feature twin beds while the eight are in apartment form with Queen sized beds. The rooms are self contained and there is a well stocked bar and restaurant.

Gisakura Guesthouse

This guesthouse is located about 2 kilometers just outside Nyungwe Forest National Park and offers mainly basic accommodation to budget travelers on safari in Rwanda. Gisakura Guesthouse is situated in the Tea Estate of Gisakura on the road that links Cyangugu from Nyungwe Forest National Park. This guesthouse features double accommodation, twin and triple bed arrangement with en-suite facilities and the warm water is provided up on request as well as a very good restaurant.

The other alternative for visitor overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest National Park is camping. The park has wide range of campsites which favor camping safaris. There is Uwinka visitor center which has two camping facilities and they have tents, toilets and showers. These campsites have a canteen where visitors on safari can purchase some bites and drinks. Water and firewood is offered up on visitor request.

The wilderness campsites

There are also some campsite within the wilderness of Nyungwe Forest National Park and offer a great opportunity for visitors to enjoy their nights within the wilderness. These campsites are located on the walking forest trails. However, intending visitors are advised to come with their own camping gear especially tents, food, sleeping bags, and fire wood can be got at the site with the assistance of the park ranger. Mount Bigugu peak camp is another incredible camping ground that you should consider for your camping experiences at Nyungwe Forest National Park. This camping ground accommodates about 4 visitors and equally, visitors are advised to come along with their own camping gear.

The Congo Nile Divide Trail Campsite, this stretches up to 227 kilometers and allows visitors on safari in Rwanda to pay a visit to the point of divide between the catchment areas of the River Congo and the Nile River. This trail features about three best campsites.

In conclusion, if you are planning to have your next vacation to Nyungwe Forest National Park, the above accommodation should be a must for you to include in your travel plan. Simply contact our receptionist and we shall help you arrange your safaris and you will certainly have a memorable experience in Rwanda.