Comoran Lodge | Rwanda
Comoran lodge is a new mid-range accommodation found in Kibuye (waterfront town) on the Eastern shores of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. You can be at the lodge by road or air transport. It takes 25 minutes to fly from Kigali international airport to the lodge and 3-hour drive from the airport to the lodge and when using a private speed boat it takes 2 hours to be at the lodge from Rubavu and from Kamembe to the lodge its only one hour. The Comoran Lodge is convenient for the guests visiting Kivu and it gives a good breathtaking view of the lake and surrounding Islands.
Lake Kivu is the largest of Rwanda’s freshwater lakes and the 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 Albertine 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. It is just a few hours’ drive from Kivu to congo. Rwanda is a small landlocked 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 the 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 trekking in Nyungwe, canopy walk, 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 tours like Ibyi’wachu and many more activites.
Rwanda has 3 tribes which include; Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa all unique in their ways. Gorilla Permit in Rwanda is at 1500$. The best time to Track Chimpanzees in Rwanda is in the rainy season from mid-February to early June and from September to December and gorillas is from Feb to March, July, August, September, October, and mid-December. Rwanda has different accommodation, budget, midrange and luxury that are friendly and convenient for the tourists. The hotel is affordable and convenient for visitors staying in Kivu and Kigali
Cormoran Lodge consists of five cabin elegant rooms that are well decorated and furnished with privacy and tranquility. All rooms have ensuite private facilities like flushing toilets, mosquito nets and hot running showers. Rooms are well equipped with Satellite, TVs, extinguishers and other facilities Rooms have wooden balconies, terraces, and sitting areas to relax in and enjoy the panoramic view of the lake and surrounding Islands. Excellent and comfortable rooms with clean and washed beddings. There are fireplaces at the lodge that warmth to visitors during the night. Rooms are in different categories; single ,double and triple rooms and rooms cost 200$ per night and above (while in VIP cabin,you can see the fiery crater of Nyiragongo volcanoes in congo).
Cormoran lodge offers more services and facilities which include; A wooden restaurant that serves different delicious food; breakfast, lunch, and dinner both in and outdoor dinners while facing the lake and private beach, a well-stocked bar with both hard and soft drinks, a swimming pool with a pool bar, you relax while enjoying the stunning view of the lake Kivu, private beach and surrounding Islands, Free parking space available, Laundry services available, wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Healthy and fitness centers like gym, saunas, steam bathe, etc, business centers like conference halls, wedding meetings, honeymooners, etc. , Excellent rooms and comfortable beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials, Recreational areas available at the hotel like boating, swimming, hiking, trekking, fishing, volleyball, tennis, and many others.