Accommodation in Gishwati Mukura National park forms an integral part of tourist experience at the destination therefore it’s always important to note that without proper accommodation facilities visitors will not experience the highest level of comfortability at the destination and eventually their experience will be spoilt.
Tourists go to Rwanda for safari adventure particularly those interested in exploring Gishwati Mukura National park may ask whether there are accommodation facilities where they can stay as they participate in various tourism activities within the park. Gishwati Mukura National park is a relatively anew national park with limited accommodation facilities but the fact that the park is close to Nyungwe Forest National Park, travelers can use the accommodation facilities around Nyungwe and do activities in Gishwati Mukura National park. The various accommodation facilities where you can stay range from budget, mid-range to luxury accommodation. These include;
Luxury accommodation facilities
These are accommodation lodges and hotels around that are offering first-class accommodation facilities. These are good for luxurious travelers and are more expensive compared to the middle range or budget accommodation. Gishwati Mukura National park has only one luxury hotel that offers luxurious accommodation facilities and it includes.
Gishwati Lodge: this the best lodge ever in Gishwati Mukura national park. It is run and managed by Wilderness Safaris. Gishwati Lodge features six luxury villas which host a maximum of fifteen visitors. The lodge provides nice overlooks of the park and the visitors are attended to by well-experienced staff who are trained in the hospitality field. Gishwati lodge best suits travelers who wish to explore the park and touring community villages. Tourists interested in golden monkey tracking as well as chimpanzees can as well stay at this luxurious lodge. While staying at this lodge, you can still participate in nature walks, birding, and filming and photography.
Midrange accommodation facilities
Mid-range accommodation facilities offer services moderately to those offered by luxury accommodation facilities. Visitors staying at midrange accommodation facilities at Gishwati Mukura national park will have to pay low-cost charges as compared to those in luxury services offered.
As earlier noticed, there are limited accommodation facility options in Gishwati Mukura national park however you can also find a midrange accommodation facility where you can reside as you explore the park. The fact that the park is adjacent to Nyungwe and national parks, you can simply use hotels and lodges near these parks and go for activities in Gishwati-Mukura. These are the middle range accommodation facilities where you can stay and go and explore Gishwati-Mukura National park.
Emeraude Kivu resort: This is one of the best accommodation facilities rates as three-star located in Ruzizi district in the western direction of Rwanda at the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. The hotel is located on shores of Lake Kivu offering views of most of the island within the lake and several mountain ranges in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While on this resort it can take for you only one hour and ten minutes to reach Gishwati Mukura National park. The resort offers quality services and amenities
Nyungwe Top View Hotel: The three-star, Nyungwe top view hotel was established on a raised mountain close to the Gisakura center in Nyamasheke district located in the western part of Nyungwe National park. Staying at this hotel is so comfortable and is strategically locally located to offer the fantastic views of Lake Kivu, Nyungwe Forest National Park as well as the tea plantations. You can as well go and do activities in Gishwati Mukura National park since its near.
Golden monkey hotels:this is also one of the best accommodation establishments in the town of Namagabe district. The hotel is a three-star hotel with over 25 guest rooms with related services such as the internet, breakfast, and hot or cold water showers. The hotel operates on a 24hour basis and you can get services anytime you want.
Peace guest hotel: This is between middle range and budget accommodation facility and therefore it can be afforded by each category of visitors. The services provided here are excellent and the rooms are so comfortable for travelers. It is only I hour kilometers from Peace guest hotel to Gishwati Mukura National park
Budget accommodation facilities in Gishwati Mukura National park
Our travelers can as well opt for budget accommodation facilities available around Nyungwe Forest National park which they can use as they participated in activities in Gishwati Mukura National park.
The Uwinka campsite: visitors who are interested in the camping are also catered for as Uwinka campsite is available and built on just at the Nyungwe park entrance. The Uwinka campsite offers a heavy wooden platform that protects the tents form moving away during being quacked by wind during heavy rainfall. Buckets are also provided to avail water for bathing.
Gisakura Family Hostel:This is one of the accommodation facilities located alongside the in Gisakura major road offerings rooms to single travelers and families. If you’re a family, you can hire it all and feel as if you’re in your own home. Gisakura Family hostel is in the form of a house comprising of five rooms including a sitting room, kitchen outside with spacious compound for parking.
KCCEM guest house: This is a budget accommodation facility that provides scenic views to the budget travelers. It is located on the eastern side of the park adjacent Kitabi booking office with 20 self-contained rooms constructed using bricks. KCCEM guest house operates a 24hour service canteen serving both local and internal dishes. It is so attractive because of its neatness and hygiene as it offers views of the entire forest and the mountain ranges.
ComoranLodge: This is one of the stylish lodges with views of Lake Kivu and Nyiragogo from the democratic republic of Congo. Local materials made of wood were used to construct this beautiful budget lodge. It takes few hours from here to Gishwati Mukura National park