FARAJA HOTEL – KIGALI
Faraja hotel is a 3-star mid- range accommodation found in Musanze along Ruhengeri –Gisenyi Road, 2km from Musanze caves entrance in the northern province of Rwanda . The hotel is situated 100 meters from Bukane primary school and 106km from Kigali International airport (the gateway destination to different parts of Rwanda) . The hotel is convenient and best place for tourists, travellers, and holiday makers for relaxation since it’s out of Kigali city noise and it offers breathtaking views over the virunga volcanoes. Gorilla trekking activity can be done while staying at the hotel since its close to Volcanoes national park.
Faraja hotel is comprised of38 spacious and comfortable roomsof which 10 are standard single, 12 king size rooms, 1 junior suites , 3 singles and 12 queen cottagesall with the view of Virunga Volcanoes that are built in modern style with high levels of modern comfort. Rooms are well furnished and decorated with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets , private bathroom with hot and cold showers , mosquito nets,hair driers , flat screen TV’S, satellites , extinguishers, free toiletries, free complementary bottles and many few facilities . Rooms have private balconies, sitting areas and rooftop terraces overlooking the spectacular views over the virunga volcanoes and surrounding areas. Rooms have excellent facilities with clean and washed beddings. Rooms vary in different sizes with singles beds for individuals , doubles beds for couple or two people , twin, triple /family rooms with different costs ranging from 200$ per person per night and above while sometimes rate goes slightly high when its peak/high seasons than in low seasons.
Faraja hotel offers different services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that servesdifferent cuisine both international andAfrican- inspiredcuisuines that meetsguests choice .The hotel offers buffetbreakfast,lunch anddinner in the main building served by well trained, friendlyand organized staff.You can have meals in any place of your choice either in the gardens or in the dining areas.
A well-stockedbar with a shared lounge with variety ofrefreshment including; local ,cocktail, wines, spirits and internationalbeers ,you relax in waterand sip the cocktail or monk tailwhile overlookingthe spectacular view of the garden , Virunga Volcanoes and surrounding area ,
Services ; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,Laundry and house keeping services available ,designated smoking places are offered
WIFI hot spotavailable at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Business centers with conference halls that caters for mote people for seminars, meeting place for corporate events and honey moon package.
Gift shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials mention but a few.
Volcanoes national park is the largest and most visited national park found in the North western part of Rwanda country .The park occupies the total area of 505 square miles of rainforest and surrounded by five ofvolcanoes in virunga mountains namely ;Karisimbi , Bisoke , Muhabura , Gahinga and Sabinyo andthere are two active volcanoes that covers 25 miles apart namely; Mauna loa and Kilavea. Apart from volcanoes national park, Rwanda has different parks include; Nyungweand Akagera national park with different attractions. Though Rwanda is a small land locked, tourism is the fast andleadingactivity.The park has different accommodations;Budget, mid range and luxury that are convenient and affordable for each tourists budget.The lodge was set particularly for tourists visiting the park.
There are many activities to do while atBest view hotelinclude ;gorilla trekking in volcanoes national parksince the lodge is close to the park , mountain climbing and hiking on top of volcano summit, bird watching/ birdingin the park , guidedcommunity walks in the local villages ,golden monkey tracking, Nature walks in the forests,cycling , cave adventures, cultural tours like ibyi ‘wachu , City Tour In Kigali sincethe capital city of Rwanda is near and there are many places to visit like genocide ,kimironko marketand many more activities.The best time to Track gorillas in volcanoes Rwanda is in rainy season is from Feb to March, July, August, September , October andmid December . Gorilla permit in Rwanda is at 1500$.Rwanda contains 3 tribes include;Hutu , Tutsi andTwaall unique in their ways prompting their Rwanda safari tours