Accommodation in and around Nyungwe Forest National Park
Accommodation in Nyungwe Forest National park involves several hotels and lodges in and around Nyungwe Forest National park that can give travelers visiting the park a comfortable stay while enjoying the untamed nature in the park. In tourism, accommodation is a very crucial component of travelers’ experience that cannot be separated from the total experienced enjoyed by visitors.
Therefore travelers/visitors in NyungweForest National park won’t have the feel of their unique reason for travel when they cannot find better accommodation facilities to augment their experience. Nyungwe forest national park is surrounded by both luxury, mid-range, and budget accommodation facilities that offer services ready to satisfy tourists.
These accommodations services are located in the five districts adjacent to Nyungwe forest national park. These districts include Nyamagabe, Nyamasheke, Karogi in the northern direction, Nyaruguru in South East of the park, and Ruzizi districts bordering the park in the southwest direction.
The best accommodation facilities around Nyungwe Forest National Park where you can stay and enjoy the park activities include;
One and only Nyungwe House; this is a luxurious five-star lodge located near the Gisakura reception center near Nyungwe Forest National park. It offers classic services and provides views of Nyungwe forest monkeys who wander around sometimes. It provides safaris to Nyungwe tea farm plantations and sometimes organizes nature walks. It is suitable for travelers who are interested in primate trekking in the park.
Kitabi Eco-center; this is located in Nyamagabe district and it takes only 45 minutes to reach the Uwika Reception Center in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Kitabi Eco-center is constructed on the raised mountain in the traditional Rwanda architectural setting. The lodge offers restaurants, serving with international dishes and enough parking space. This the best accommodation for low-income earners visiting the park.
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 24 hour basis and you can get services anytime you want.
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.
Mariah hill resort: This is located in the northern part of the Nyungwe National park in Karongi District. Mariah Hill resort is high-quality accommodation adjacent to Lake Kivu and only one kilometer from the town of Karongi. It’s a middle-range accommodation facility that fits everyone’s interests. It offers the best opportunities for honeymooners looking for a comfortable place as they will be provided with tourism water activities.
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. Only 6 minutes’ drive will get you to Gisakula Reception Center and this one of the closest accommodation facilities
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 the Uwinka reception center and only thirty-five minutes to the Gisakura reception center. The resort offers quality services and amenities
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 24 hour 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.
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 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.
There are other accommodation facilities in form of lodges and hotels where you can stay en route to Nyungwe Forest National park and these include, peace guesthouse, Ruzizi progress hotel, Hotel du Lac, hotel credo, hotel ibis among others. You can book with Africa adventure vacations for the best Accommodation facility on Rwanda Safaris.