Macheo Eco Lodge & Camping – Rwanda : Macheo eco lodge  and camping  can be used as both budget and mid range accommodation  found in Kibuye  , Bwishyura sector on the shores of lake kivu ( the six largest lake in Africa) in the western province of Rwanda country. The lodge is close to kamembe, 41 mile  from Macheo Ecolodge . The lodge offers camping tents for the campers.

One can either be at lodge by road transport which takes approximately 3 hours  from Kigali and 30 minutes flight from Kigali international airport)  then some  few minutes from the border with the Democratic republic of Congo and city of Goma.   The lodge  is convenient and business  friendly to guests visiting Rwanda with its breath taking views of the lake , stunning garden and surrounding areas .

Macheo eco lodge   is comprised of over 10 spacious  and comfortable  rooms with the view of lake kivu  reflecting  traditional Rwanda building style  with woods . There are also camp tents for the guests who like camping (campers always come with their safari essentials and sometimes with their parked meals ). All rooms have en suite private facilities like clean flushing toilets, mosquito nets, separate   hot  and cold shower , television  and  other facilities.  Rooms have balconies and verandas to relax in while enjoying the fantastic view of the lake Kivu and surrounding area.

There are fire places at the camp where you relax and jazz with fellow guests about the safari , it also  provides warmth to visitors during cold nights  . Rooms are in different categories;  single ,double and triple rooms  with costs ranging  100$ per night  and above and sometimes price goes slightly high during peak season.

Macheo Eco Lodge & Camping - Rwanda
Macheo Eco Lodge & Camping – Rwanda

A restaurant that serves  different  delicious  food ; breakfast on the lake shores ,lunch and dinner both in and out door dinners while facing  the lake   served by friendly and organized staff   , A well stocked bar with both hard and soft drink , you relax while enjoying  the stunning view of the lake Kivu   and surrounding area,  Free parking space available, Laundry services available , Wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friend , Excellent rooms with comfortable beddings,  Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes,  safari essentials  , Canoeing to bugarura island , Boat trip to near by areas  like  gisenyi and kibuye ,  Recreational  areas available at the hotel like boating , swimming, hiking , trekking , fishing ,volley ball ,tennis and many others

Lake Kivu is the largest of Rwanda’s freshwater lakes and 15th deepest lake in the world.   The lake occupies  2,700 square km, and lies at 4,790 feet( 1,460mile ) above  the sea  level.  The lake flows southwards in Lake Tanganyika  and it lies in the albertline rift ( western branch of the  east African rift) on the border of  DRC and Rwanda. It is also home to the world’s tenth-largest inland island, Idjwi, while settlements on its shore include Bukavu, Kabare, Kalehe, Sake and Goma in Congo and Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu in Rwanda.

You can stay in Kivu and also visit Congo. its just few hours drive  from Kivu to congo. Rwanda  is a small  land locked country  found in Central/ eastern  Africa, Bordering democratic  republic of Congo, Uganda in the North , Tanzania in the east and Burundi in the south. Rwanda is the 46th largest country covering  a total area of 26, 798KM.  Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda  and is  found  at the centre of Rwanda. You can visit Rwanda any time but its best to be there  in dry season.

Tourism is the fastest growing  and leading sector in Rwanda .   Rwanda  currently has 3 national parks namely ; Volcanoes national park, Nyungwe national park and Akagera national park.  There are  many different attractions in Rwanda  which include;  Gorilla trekking  in Volcanoes  national park as it is the most  popular  tourist activity done in Rwanda  Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe, canopy , nature walks, Boat cruise at lake kivu ,  Golden Monkey tracking , Game drive in Akagera .

  City tour in Kigali  like visiting genocide and kimironko  market , Bisoke hike and cultural tour like  Ibyi’wachu  and many amore activites.  Rwanda has  3 tribes which include; Hutu , Tutsi and Twa all unique in their ways.  Gorilla Permit in Rwanda is at 1500$.

The best time to Track Chimpanzees in Rwanda is in rainy season from mid February to  early June and from September to December  and gorillas is from Feb to March, July, August, September , October and mid December. Rwanda has different accommodation, budget , midrange and luxury that are friendly and convenient for the tourists. The hotel is affordable and convenient to visitors staying in Kivu and Kigali


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