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Inzu Lodge is situated in Rubavu, Gisenyi and it was started in March 2012 as the owner was inspired by a TV show called Partir Autrement. It is a budget facility providing comfortable accommodation and a perfect place for anyone just on the shores of Lake Kivu.

It is constructed reflecting environment sustainability with safari style tents using locally source materials from the near communities. The lodge is powered by solar energy with low energy consumption lights. Water at lodge is captured using natural methods and also showers are operated on water saving methods.

Inzu Lodge

The lodge mission is to provide ecological accommodations and a unique tourism experience while respecting Rwanda’s traditions and which will also benefit the local community.

It looks into 3 spects (Lodging, Social, and Tourism)

With lodging, the management is focused on using Lodging in Safari Tents, Use of local construction materials, Use stainless steel straws when we are serving beverages such as smoothies and cocktails, Water recovery system, Composting toilet, Showers with water saving systems, Solar water heater in the main building, Low consumption lighting, Towel and beddings changed only upon request, We don’t use single-use toiletries, We don’t use individual portion packs of butter, jam and other condiments, sachets of ketchup and mayonnaise, yoghurt pots,  Free water filtered for all of our guests, Use beeswax food wraps

While the social aspect of it, the lodge looks at buying from farmers and breeders, Waste management and composting, Fair trade craft shop, Hand craft sales from locals organizations, Local INZU Lodge staff, and Vegetable garden

The lodge also looks to address tourism in the area and the activities are Gift shop, biking, hiking trails
village walks, canoe trips, boat rides, Social exchange within the community;



Isambaza (Small fried fish)

  • Kachumbari and igitoki chips (Spicy salsa and plantain chips) (VEGAN)
  • Potage
  • Vegetable salad with eggs
  • Green salad (Green apple, avocado and goat cheese) (VEGETARIAN or VEGAN OPTION)
  • Tabbouleh salad & Pita bread

On The Grill

  • Beef brochette and igitoki chips
  • Fish brochette and igitoki chips
  • Vegetable brochette and igitoki chips (VEGAN)
  • Vegetable & Tofu brochette and igitoki chips (VEGAN)
  • Saucisson & Pineapple brochette
  • Chicken brochette and igitoki chips
  • Grilled fish and chips
  • Grilled whole chiken and chips
  • Méchoui (Whole goat cook on BBQ)


  • Vegetable gratin (VEGETARIAN)
  • Vegetable Quesadillas & Salad (VEGETARIAN)
  • Roasted vegetable with ginger, tofu & Rice (VEGAN)
  • Vegetarian Tacos
  • Rwandan meal (manioc or corn ubugali, tomato sauce and meat cubes, beans, lenga lenga)
  • Grilles cheese & Salad
  • Club Sandwich & Salad
  • Spaghetti Bolognese
  • Beefsteak bearnaise sauce, potato and  roasted vegetables
  • INZU Lodge chicken with rice and sombe
  • INZU Lodge fish with potatoes and vegetables


  • Chocolat or Vanilla Cake
  • Ice Cream : chocolat, vanilla or strawberry
  • Fruit salad
  • Milkshake : chocolat, vanilla or strawberry
  • Dame blanche or Dame noire : Ice cream with chocolat sauce
  • 2 crepes with ice cream and chocolat sauce


  • Cuba Libre
  • Kivu Cocktail
  • INZU Lodge Cocktail
  • Frozen Bridge
  • Irish Mule
  • Mojitos
  • Pina Colada


All the breakfasts are served with black tea or green tea or cup of coffee

  • Granola :Parfait with yogurt, fresh fruit and oat
  • Rwandan :Bread and Omelet (3 eggs: with or without vegetables)
  • INZU Lodge :French toast and fresh fruit
  • Gaufres : Waffles and fresh fruit
  • Santé :Plate of fresh fruit with cheese and Bread
  • Kivu :Crêpes (Pancakes) (2) with fresh fruit
  • Vegan : Bread, Oat porridge, fruits
  • Americain :Bread, Yogurt, Fruits, Omelet (3 eggs: with or without vegetables).
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