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. It is the perfect place to base yourself for the amazing wildlife experience of gorilla trekking.
At Red Rocks, the community comes first. Part of the bigger social enterprise, Red Rocks Initiative, Red Rocks believe in responsible tourism that directly serves local people, providing them with opportunity and empowerment by sharing their unique culture.
Everywhere you look at Red Rocks, it oozes Rwanda culture. The walls are covered with colourful artworks by talented resident artist Zulu. Accommodation comes in the form of a bed in the private rooms (single, twin and double) big safari tents or a campsite with tents available for hire. Bathrooms are shared and include hot showers, soap and towels are provided free of charge.
There are also options to stay in a GAKONDO, literally meaning – “Heritage”, a traditional Rwandan local house built by local builders. Its architectural structure in the Rwandan style is fundamentally connected with traditions and customs of the Rwandese local life and traditional architecture. All the cottages are located in a Secured and relaxed tranquil environment in which you can reconnect with nature. All Rooms equipped with a Double Bed – Per Person rate; US $ 25, breakfast included.
In addition to this, there are a wide range of facilities, including a fully stocked bar, ping pong table, volleyball court, fire pit and even a community-run souvenir shop with locally made handicrafts and artworks.
You will be kept busy with activities like volleyball, table tennis, bicycle hire, tattoo studio, cable TV, recording studio, nightclub, chill out area with beds and hammocks and a fire pit. There are also a large range of cultural activities on offer upon request, including; banana beer making, cooking lessons, basket weaving, home stays, agricultural tours, tree planting, heritage walks, painting lessons.
Book your travel now
Now we have told you where to go, all you need to do … is GO! We are here to help you book the perfect getaway. Complete the form below and we will put you in touch with a dedicated travel manager that can help with all your travel needs.