The SpaceAn affordable option for lodging for a trip to Akagera or just a weekend outside of Kigali! The house is a modern and stocked with the basics for a comfortable stay. Great for a group to share for the weekend with beautiful views on the surroundings, a big efficient kitchen and open living space, and 4 bedrooms with 2 baths. The house has a water pump and heater as well.
Rent a room at $20 USD per night, $90 USD per week, or for $180 USD per month. An additional guest in the bedroom is $5 USD per night.
Rent the whole house for $80 USD per night, $300 USD per week, or $720 USD per month. Guest AccessJust 15-20 minutes up the main dirt road from Kaborando to Akagera National Park, Rwinkwavu's Eco-House is a two-hour drive from Kigali. Rwinkwavu is less than 25 minutes from the gates to the National Park. You can easily make an early morning game drive without having to be up before the sun.
A detailed map for access will be provided for guests as the neighborhood roads are being upgraded currently. The NeighborhoodThe town of Rwinkwavu is home to one of the Partners in Health supported hospitals and the Wolfram mines. Rwinkwavu's hospital is a 10 minute walk from the house.
The landscape is littered with old Belgium houses from the mining company for an interested walk through the neighborhood. Venturing out a bit further, you can hike the surrounding hills for views out over the landscape. Lots of little shops for groceries and supplies and a few local bars and eateries are there to choose from as well. Other Things to NoteInterested in being ecological in your travel? The Rwinkwavu Eco-House is a compressed earth block house built by a local social enterprise. The house is modern in design with the comforts of home, including a water tank, pump, refrigerator, freezer, and hot water heater. The toilets are designed as dry composting toilets that local farmers capitalize on for fertilizing their crops.
The cleaning staff comes daily. Laundry service is included at the guest's request at no additional charge.