“We are excited to open Mihindi Café and campsite this Saturday. Planning to visit this weekend? Pass by the coffee shop for a coffee or a craft beer from Kweza Craft Brewery, who are partnering with us for the official opening,” reads the tweet.
Located in the northern part of the park, Mihindi Campsite expected to be opened on Saturday 21st August 2021 and will have a coffee shop known as Mihindi Café.
The park’s management has also revealed that 100% of the profits from sales at the coffee shop and camping will be reinvested back into the conservation activities of the park and subsequently help to reach self-sustainability target.
It was built upon the request of tourists who would not find all services needed in the northern part of Akagera National Park.
The northern part of Akagera is among most visited sites but had lacked infrastructures where tourists would stay for refreshment yet it takes approximately six hours to reach the southern part of the park which is home to several facilities for tourists.
The campsite is expected to accommodate 15 tourists per day. Children and adults spending a day at the camp will pay US$30 and US$50 respectively.
Mihindi is an addition to existing similar facilities including Shakani Campsite, Muyumbu Campsite and Mutumba Campsite.