$16 per night
$16 per night
Red Rocks, Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Red Rocks

Ruhengeri, Rwanda - Nkotsi Sector Office, Nyakinama, Nyakinarma

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Great place! ... It's really easy to get to the place (Moto-Taxi from Bus station to Nkotsi). The area is beautiful. The rooms are clean. There is a hot shower and the staff is super helpful and friendly.
I spent one week there and will definately go back!

Description - Other

Red rocks is more than a backpackers, is a cultural exchange project, which is willing to spread all aspects of Rwandese Culture, life style, traditions & history. We involve and benefit local people in cultural tourism.

We offer basic types of accommodation and community related activities.


  Red rocks offers modest complete accommodation, with a total of 7 rooms (5 twins and 2 doubles) with shared facilities.
  Reception area, with living space, dining room, and self catering equipped kitchen.
  Outside camping area where you can stay in our permanent tents, or you can pitch your own.
  Toilets and hot showers.
  Bush bar area, a place of calm and fun, separated from main area in order to enjoy and rest at the same time for everyone.
  Volley beach and sand football playground.
  Small convenience shop.
  Homestays are also available on special request.

  Experience a Rwandan meal, learn how to prepare and share it with your hosts.
  Introduction to farming. Once in a life experience, cultivate crops and others with the local community.
- Basket weaving lessons. Make your own sisal or banana fiber basket, and take it along.
  Banana beer making. Learn to brew your own banana beer.
  Bon fire community talks: ( seat around the fire, discuss and enjoy along with the community, together with some roasted small snacks and refreshments)
a. History gathering. Get to know the past and present history of Rwanda.
b. Debate on conservation and tourism. What is being done and how does it affect the local community.
  Basic Kinyarwanda and Swahili lessons.
  Dancing lessons: Intore traditional dancing.
  Amazing village walks. Get closer to local community. Let yourself be amazed by their everyday way of life.

  Volunteer in community projects.
  Short period sessions in community schools, clinics and other development areas. If you have some skills willing to share and don’t have much time, this sessions are the best opportunity to make it happen!

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The space
  • Property type: Other
  • Guest units: 7
  • Year built: 2011
  • Renovated: 2012
Other accommodations

Lowest price available: $16

Double Single Twin

Other amenities

24-hr front desk BBQ area Bar/lounge Breakfast included Gardens Gift shop Historic site Hot shower Meeting facilities Multi-lingual staff Pets allowed Restaurant on site Sports/activities Tour/sightseeing assistance bar beautiful nature interaction with locals rwandese food volleyball place

Room amenities

Backpacker facilities Fireplace (wood burning) Maid service daily Mini-bar Mosquito net Mountain view rooms Non-smoking rooms Telephone WIFI slippers towels


We are located in the quiet and peaceful village Nyakinarma surrounded by beautiful hills and gorgeous landscape.

Points of interest
  • Volcanoes National Park (20 Kilometers)
  • Musanze Town (7 Kilometers)
  • Beautiful nature ( all around)

Price details

$16 per night

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaVisa Electron

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

We only accept Visa Card and Cash.

Location - Other

Nkotsi Sector Office, Nyakinama, Nyakinarma
Ruhengeri (Préfecture de Ruhengeri)
Rwanda  250

Latitude: -1.56108, Longitude: 29.63689

How to get there

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

Take a taxi or a moto taxi to Kigali´s Nyabugogo taxi park.
There are scheduled buses to Musanze district which take about two hours drive. Aprox. 2. 000RWF

We are situated in the quiet Nkotsi valley 8 km south west of Musanze city center .

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)

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.

Walking: 1h and 15 from Musanze (downhill…)

Nearest airport: Kigali International Airport 130