• Ruzizi Tented Lodge

About Ruzizi Tented Lodge

Ruzizi Tented Lodge is a small private luxury tented camp made up of seven en-suite tents on the beautiful shores of Lake Ihema. The camp surrounds a grass-thatched main structure that houses the reception area, the lounge, dining area and bar. The camp is fully powered by solar energy and has hot running water throughout. With a capacity of slightly over 20 people, the camp is an intimate retreat allowing for a relaxing stay while remaining immersed in the wildlife. Proceeds from the lodge go towards conservation and supporting the communities around the park where many of the staff come from.

Lodge Details


Ruzizi Tented Lodge is all about creating a relaxing environment. The tents consist of a dressing area, en-suite bathroom and a private patio area at the front. A fireplace in the central lodge provides a setting for intimate evenings sharing stories and a drink with fellow guests.


The lodge is located 30 minutes within Akagera National Park, along the shore of Lake Ihema. The lodge allows for stunning views out over the lake as well as allowing you to be immersed in the local wildlife and culture. The tents sit shaded by swaying palm and fruiting fig trees giving a truly intimate experience.

Accommodation & Facilities

The lodge consists of a thatched main reception building and dining area surrounded by seven en-suite tents. There is a bar and restaurant at the lodge as well as a laundry service.


Meals are available throughout the day and are created fresh on site. The lunch menu is a simple affair but you can also request a packed lunch to be provided if you are going to be out on safari. Evening meals are prepared by the lodge chef and vary each day. Please inform staff on your arrival of any food allergies and the lodge will look to accommodate.


Ruzizi Tented Lodge is located within Akagera National Park just 30 minutes inside the gates. The Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, black rhino and elephant - can all be found here thanks to the efforts of non-profit conservation organisations. Activities including game drives, night drives and boat trips are available for guests of the lodge.

Child Policy

Children of all ages are welcome, and children under 5 are accommodated at no extra cost.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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