The magnificent Rwanda Safari Lodges spread all over the wilderness around Rwanda national parks, the luxury gorilla experience in Rwanda, and one among Africa’s finest and most famous Rwanda Safari Lodges. The lodge is perched high on a ridge with the best views in Africa, overlooking the Virunga Volcanoes.
The iconic property has defined Rwandese Afro-chic since the lodge was built by Praveen Moman in 2004. The understated, timeless, hand-made style has been further refined to satisfy the requirements of today’s luxury traveler during 2020.
Fantastic food and exceptional personalized service by our carefully trained staff make it the primary accommodation choice for tracking the endangered Gorilla gorilla beringei.
Each of our ten luxurious bandas features a private terrace from which our guests can watch the sunrise over the dramatic landscape of mountains and lakes, a private fireplace, a room with double vanity.
The two deluxe bandas – called Ibirunga and Ibiyaga – have their own private living room and more refined interiors and can also include a bathtub and a bigger terrace overlooking the majestic Virunga volcanoes or the dual lakes.
Bisate Lodge, adjacent to Volcanoes park, combines the bucket-list gorilla trek with a pioneering vision of reforestation and community partnership.
Bisate is found within the natural amphitheater of an eroded volcanic cone, with dramatic views of the peaks of the Bisoke and Karisimbi volcanoes rearing up through Afro-alpine forests. Encountering one among the gorilla groups within the nearby Volcanoes park may be a unique experience.
Six opulent en-suite Forest Villas maximize comfort and views while adhering to environmentally responsible principles and reflecting the rich culture of rural Rwanda. Bisate is within easy driving distance of the Park Headquarters, from where gorilla treks depart daily. Walks on Bisate’s property offer birding and participation within the reforestation program.
Bisate is Rwanda’s first genuinely luxurious safari lodge in Rwanda, centered on Africa’s most immersive wild primate experience.
Ruzizi may be a luxury eco-lodge located on the banks of Lake Ihema. Its nine tents are set back from Ihema’s serene shores and hidden among swaying palms and fruiting fig trees. They flank a thatched reception and area, and wooden walkways cause a shocking deck that hangs over the lake. It contains a central pit and is that the perfect spot for a morning cup of coffee or post-dinner digestif.
With a 20-guest maximum, Ruzizi is an intimate retreat. Each tent boasts an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, a tub or outdoor shower, a dressing area, and a comfortable queen bed (alternatively, guests can request two twin beds, and camp beds are often added for youngsters 15 and under). All of Ruzizi’s tents enjoy shaded verandas containing campaign chairs, a tree-trunk table, and a hammock.
The lodge was designed to blend in with its surroundings to make sure guests connect with nature. During construction, trees and vegetation were left undisturbed when possible. Some natural elements are incorporated into the structure, and lots of Ruzizi’s decorations and furniture were hand-crafted by local artisans and cooperatives. The lodge is powered by solar power and prides itself on being environmentally conscious.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is Rwanda’s ﬁrst ever community-owned lodge. The lodge was built and is operated by Governors’ Camp Collection, but the ownership rests with a Community Trust, SACOLA (Sabyinyo Community Livelihood Association) which uses rentals and community fees from the lodge to drive socio-economic and conservation initiatives within the communities adjacent to the park.
The lodge is found on the brink of the headquarters of Volcanoes park from where clients trek on foot to ascertain the gorillas. Situated within the foothills of the mighty Virungas, the chain of 15,000 ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda, and therefore the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sabyinyo offers wonderful views of the volcanoes and therefore the surrounding countryside. Guest cottages and therefore the main lodge building is beautifully constructed – the right base from which to explore this unique and interesting corner of Africa.
Accommodation at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge comprises six cottages, two suites, one family cottage. All are stone buildings with Rwandese terracotta tile roofs and have large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms finished with Venetian plaster a room, and a sheltered veranda. Heat exchangers within the fireplaces provide a plentiful supply of predicament. The family cottage comprises two independent ensuite rooms connected by a shared verandah. the most lodge building comprises reception, living room with snug area, dining room, library/games room, a responsible tourism/community awareness room, shop, and bathrooms. Three large fireplaces provide warmth and everyone room is finished with a refined wooden floor. Two patio areas afford wonderful and dramatic views to the Virunga Volcanoes and therefore the surrounding lowland farmland.
We do offer a variety of spa treatments which may be done from the comfort and privacy of your room
SACOLA began its socio-economic development programs and conservation initiatives in Kinigi, the world adjacent to Volcanoes park in 2006, and within the 13 years since its inception, SACOLA’s programs have directly beneﬁted over 5000 households within the Kinigi area and contributed during a meaningful thanks to conservation and preservation of the Gorilla gorilla beringei and its fragile habitat. SACOLA’s programs also complement the superb conservation work being wiped out of the region by AWF (www.awf.org) and its local partner, IGCP (www.igcp.org).
Your stunning Nyungwe park accommodation offers a one-of-a-kind escape, bordering one among Africa’s oldest rainforests. Situated in five striking wooden villa clusters, our treetop-skimming, luxury suites and rooms are secluded in wonderfully untamed surroundings, accommodating all adventure seekers and paying homage to Rwanda’s beauty and heritage. Enjoy exceptional dining and selected beverages included in your stay, plus two signature resort experiences daily.
Boasting primeval forest views, our Two-Bedroom Forest Suite is meant for the wild at the bottom and inquisitive of spirit. Ideal for those traveling with friends or family, our luxury Rwanda Safari lodges suite offers many rooms across large living spaces and personal outdoor decks, so you’ll unwind in an enticing rainforest experience.
Your Nyungwe Room celebrates Rwanda’s natural beauty, from its immersive tree-grazing balcony to its chic African design and thoughtful furnishings. Generous spaces and delightful interiors make this bedroom amongst the trees a serene hub for exciting ecological adventures and wildlife encounters.
The legacy of hospitality in Rwanda for quite 40 years
Inspired by Rwanda’s unforgettable geographical terrain, the hotel derives its name from its motherland referred to as the “land of thousand hills.” Inaugurated in 1973 because the premier grand hotel of the country and becoming a shelter too, a light-weight of hope within the darkness for a terrified crowd of up to 2,000 people that were saved by the hotel opening its doors in 1994 during the Genocide against the Tutsi;
Hôtel des Mille Collines is unquestionably the foremost famous hotel in Rwanda.
Located within the central downtown, the hotel allows you to enjoy the breathtaking views over the hills of Kigali while indulging in culinary delights from casual to fine dining, international cuisine to local signature dishes! The hotel has also for long been known to market local artists also because of the Rwandan Culture and produce. this is often evident through the display of local art around the hotel which not only beautifies it but generates income for the local artists because the art pieces are sold; A ‘Cultural Night’ is held every Friday, dedicated to offering its guests a taste of the Rwandan culture through live performances of song and dance; and therefore the hotel uses 90% of local produce!