The luxurious Virunga Lodge, Rwanda

The magnificent Virunga Lodge is perched high on a ridge offering breathtaking views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the shimmering twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhonda. It is the premier luxury destination for Rwanda wildlife safaris and tracking the endangered mountain gorillas. Virunga Lodge includes two spacious deluxe bandas and has frequently been described as having ‘the best view in the world’ and as ‘one of the finest lodges in Africa’. The main building, sitting on top of the world, provides a cozy refuge to enjoy a drink around the fire. The lodge’s mature
terraced gardens and the magical sunken paradise garden are host to an array of beautiful wild flowers, which attract a wide variety of birdlife that can be enjoyed on one of our birding tours around the lodge.

Five of the eight luxurious bandas (rooms) have recently been refurbished, each with its own fireplace, African interior design and private terrace with breath-taking views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the twin lakes. Sensitive installations such as solar power ensure guests enjoy luxurious comforts while maintaining a crucial sensitivity to the environment.

A stay at Virunga Lodge offers a diverse variety of activities for guest to choose from: Watch a traditional Rwandan Intore Dance performance at the lodge, and visit the Mwiko primary school. Track the endangered mountain gorilla in the Parc National des Volcans – a truly unforgettable experience, hike to Dian Fossey’s grave, track the golden monkeys, climb Karisimbi and Visoke Volcanoes, walk to lake Bulera, and visit lake Kivu and the Imbabazi Orphanage.

Private helicopter transfers can be arranged from Kigali International Airport direct to the lodge. Arrive in style, and
enjoy some of the best aerial views of the Land of a Thousand Hills.

For an extended stay, cross over to Mount Gahinga Lodge, nestled in the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes. An exclusive Ugandan adventure lodge that has the impressive backdrop of three of the volcanoes themselves, its rustic charm creates an absorbing atmosphere of tranquility and history.

Mount Gahinga Lodge offers a variety of activities for guests such as; golden monkey tracking, birding, hiking the volcanoes, batwa trail and mountain climbing. Clients can also enjoy the Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust community based projects like the Batwa dance performance, Batwa Vocational Center, Batwa Cultural Heritage Experience and the Batwa Settlement visit.

Book your safari now and contact one of our sales team for more information today on, or call +250 778 302 069

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