Red Rocks Rwanda

in Nyakinama Village, Rwanda

Red Rocks is a spacious and friendly backpacker hostel, campsite, and cultural center situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by rolling hills with a spectacular view of Volcanoes National Park.
There's something for everyone at Red Rocks. It's the perfect base for gorilla trekking, participating in unique and vibrant local cultural activities, or just spending a lazy day in a hammock with a banana beer.

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Style

Connect with Nature, Active Adventure and Cultural Immersion

Price

Mid-range

Location

Rainforest and Rural Communities

Connect with Red Rocks Rwanda

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
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Speaks: Other Local Language and English

Why Lokal Recommends Red Rocks Rwanda

Background

Social Enterprise started in 2011| Locally Owned with 100% local staff

Community Connection

Red Rock's Acts of Hope program works with four local womens' cooperatives to provide handicraft training and support for sustainable income generation. The women receive weekly English lessons, and Red Rocks provides a space for the sale of their handicrafts through their Community Shop where 100% of proceeds go to the cooperatives. The cultural activities you participate in at Red Rocks--banana beer making, basket weaving, and local home stays-- are organized with the cooperatives, and 80% of the cost of those activities go to the cooperatives. All of the staff and guides are locals.

Environmental Engagement

Red Rock's helps bring awareness to environmental issues by hosting monthly community debates that bring together national park rangers & conservationists.

Location

Red Rocks is located in Nyakinama, about 2 hours from the airport in Kigali. You'll be picked up from the airport, and transferred to Red Rocks.
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