Ingagi Park View Lodge
We were welcomed by very jolly hospital attendants who offered us a warm towel to dust ourselves off from the 2-3hrs journey from Kigali international airport and an energy drink as soon as you are ushered Into the reception area this almost made us forget about how cold and freezing we felt.
Located next to the footstool of Sabinyo volcanoes, Ingagi lodge is a mid-range accommodation with grass-thatched private cottages. With a panoramic view of all the five volcanoes of Mgahinga Muhavura, Sabinyo, Bisoke, and Karisimbi, the lodge is just 10km from volcanoes national park. It’s built in an African setting using local materials around the area including papyrus and is beautifully furnished.
The main building is comprised of the lobby, the restaurant and dining, and the bar. The ambiance of the lobby is breathtaking with lots of creative art pieces and a mini library that you could peruse through one of the novels during your free hours. The atmosphere around volcanoes national park is little freezing and cold at night whether in the dry or cold season and unique fireplaces around the sitting area that spits out warmth to endeavor the clients are comfortable.
The facility offers different services like accommodation, a restaurant, bar, gym, spa, sauna, craft shop, and laundry services. The restaurant cooks all kinds of both local and international dishes with a professional chef and waitresses to take on your food orders. We also offer bush meat dinner on order from the client. The fully stocked bar offers all kinds of cocktails is raised just above the living room area allowing you to have a pleasing view of the atmosphere and volcanoes. Ingagi Park View Lodge has health and fitness rooms to cater for those who want to do gym and also massaging is available 24hrs for our beloved clients.
Accommodations are privately built and each banda is named after 8different gorilla groups or individuals, for example, the Susa, Amahoro, sabinyo, and the great Pablo family making it 8cottages. Rooms are either double, single or twin each with a fireplace to warm up The beautiful cottages are all self-contained, with hot and cold showers, laundry basket, and a hair dryer in the bathrooms. The cottages are surrounded with the most common vegetation the bamboo trees in this area and other beautiful flowers giving the clients a sense of privacy as it very hard to see the neighbor through these plants.