Red Rocks Backpackers

P.O. Box 87, Musanze, Rwanda, Distance from city centre: 6.5km

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Our accommodations include camping tents and a guest house. We offer two doubles and four twin rooms (also available as a single). Our bathroom facilities are shared with warm water.
We have a fully stocked bar and a local restaurant where Rwandan food is served.

The ultimate Rwandan intercultural exchange entails a local coffee tour, basket weaving, local banana brewing, local language lessons in kinyarwanda and Swahili, traditional dance lessons, cultural meals, volunteer opportunities with local schools, clinics or other development sectors. we also offer excursions to visit the rare endangered mountain gorillas, you can climb volcanoes or explore the nature around Musanze with one of our local guides.

Facilities include:
+ breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner
+ bar service
+ internet access including wifi
+ games, books & magazines
+ guest lounge, tv and dvds
+ beautiful, relaxing garden
+ gift shop
+ travel desk - safaris, transfers, day tours, accommodation, trekking

There is a range of accommodation to suite all budgets. You can camp in the garden for only $10 per night or stay in one of the private rooms for $30 per person per night - including cooked breakfast.

Accommodation options are:
- camping (shared bathrooms)
- basic single/double Private room (shared bathroom)

Camping
- beautiful grassy garden
- plenty of shade
- shared flush toilets and hot showers
- use your own tent
* The price that you book on this site if for a camping with bedding.

Private room
- small clean room
- either one double bed or 2 single bunk beds
- 6 foot 6 inch inner sprung mattress
- bedding included - cotton sheets, blanket, pillow
- shared flush toilets and hot showers
* These rooms are small and cheap. Ideal for someone who just wants somewhere to sleep but wants to enjoy the nice surrounds of the camp

Call us at: +(250) 789 254 315

We recommend guests coming from the airport use our pickup service. Once you have made your reservation, we will contact you with a confirmation and ask for your flight details or if you need a taxi from another destination.

If you are arriving in the middle of the night or very early in the morning, we recommend you also book the room for the night before as check-in is normally at 12:00.

Prices are per person per night.

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Campsite Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Free Breakfast
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Campsite Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Our reception is open 24hrs a day 7days a week. Our time zone is +2 G.M.T and the weather is particularly cold as compared to regular African conditions hence warm clothes are highly recommended. If one wishes to hike the Volcanoes or trek the mountain gorillas it is advisable you bring with you a hiking kit that comprise hiking boots, comfortable khaki or cotton shirt and pants, rain coat and binoculars.

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice
Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by cash or credit cards
Check in and check out felxible - 24h
Breakfast included
Taxes included

Directions
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FROM KIGALI AIRPORT:
Take a taxi or a moto taxi to Kigalis main taxi park.
There are scheduled buses to Musanze district which take about two hours drive. Aprox. 2.000RWF

ONCE AT MUSANZE:
We are situated in the quiet Nkotsi valley 7 km south west of Musanze city center .

HOW TO GET THERE?
Private hire taxi (estimated price of 5.000 FRW)
Moto taxi: (estimated price for ride 500 FRW)
Bus : At the public bus station of Musanze, take bus direction Vunga and get off at the Bank populaire of Nkotsi , just across the street you will see a sign post Red Rocks, walk for 100 meters and you will find us on your right hand side. (estimated price of 500 FRW)

Walking: 1h and 15 from Musanze (downhill)

By car: 10 - 15 minutes ride. Take road direction Gisenyi , turn left at the Muhanga sign post, you will pass by the post office, keep going straight down up to Banque Populaire of Nkotsi and turn right at the Red Rocks sign post, after 100 meters you are there.

Located Near

Red Rocks is based on a working farm 7 km outside Musanze (Ruhengeri) near to the Parc National des Volanoes that is natural habitat to the mountain gorillas. We are located 7km from Musanze town at Nyakinama village. about 1km down the road from the Rwanda National Military Academy. we are opposite Banque Populaire of Nkotsi, and next to a large brick university under construction.

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