A tented eco-camp on the banks of Lake Ihema in Rwanda

Ruzizi Tented Lodge is a dazzling stay situated on the tranquil shores of Lake Ihema. A private escape, its tents are placed among lush palms and fig trees. Guests can enjoy a dining area and wooden walkways that lead to a deck with a central fire pit overlooking the lake. The lodge was designed to be in harmony with the environment while allowing guests to experience its beauty. During the building process, trees and plants were kept intact where possible. Natural features have been included in the design, while many of the decorations and furniture were made by local artisans and co-operatives. The lodge is also solar-powered and committed to environmental sustainability.

Stay Location


Best time to go to Akagera National Park

The climate in Akagera National Park is tropical and humid. The best time to visit Akagera National Park is during 1 of the 2 the dry seasons, the first is from June to September and the second from December to February. This is when the animals are most active and the weather is the most pleasant. The wet seasons run from October to November and March to May, and this is when the park is at its most lush, though the rainfall can make it difficult to access certain parts of the park.


Standard Tent

There are 8 Standard Tents, 1 of which is a family tent. The remaining tents comprises 4 tents with twin bedding and 3 tents with double bedding. Each tent contains an en-suite bathroom with running hot and cold water, a dressing area as well as a shaded veranda.

Tree-top Tent

The Tree-top Tent offers a queen bed or twin beds upon request. This superior tent contains an en-suite bathroom with running hot and cold water and a dressing area. The tent also features a shaded veranda with chairs and a table fashioned from a tree trunk.

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