Are you planning to take luxury gorilla safari in Rwanda in this year 2023? Here below are some of the luxury gorilla safari lodges you can choose to stay. All our luxury gorilla trek in Rwanda starts from Kigali either by car or charter flying and you can take single, double or triple gorilla treks and after you can combine the trip with either Nyungwe or Akagera National Parks.
Singita Kwitonda Lodge & Kataza House
The Singita Kwitonda Lodge & Kataza House is located on a breath-taking, isolated but contained 178 – acre piece of land right on the edge of Volcanoes National Park. The presence of the lodge on the park border will help to improve the function of the buffer area between agricultural plots and the habitat of the estimated 320 mountain gorillas that find sanctuary here.
Set within a landscape of wetlands and lush meadows, there are eight suites and a four-bedroom villa linked by volcanic rock pathways to a central lodge.
Singita Kwitonda is built to embody the spirit of Rwanda and offer a tribute to the lodge’s namesake Kwitonda a great silver back gorilla whose legend lives on in Rwanda and was known for his humility and gentleness.
One & Only Gorilla’s Nest Lodge
Nestled amongst a forest of eucalyptus trees, One & Only Gorilla’s Nest Lodge provide breath-taking views of Rwandan hills and the slopes of the Volcanoes National Park. Guests are able to discover the magical habitat of critically endangered mountain gorillas, a rare adventure.
The accommodation location and natural elements will be woven throughout the resort, to inform the design of both the public and private spaces of the resort.
Local African cuisine surrounds a traditional Boma, providing the perfect location to share adventures from the day and enjoy fruit and vegetables from the resort’s garden. The resort also offers an indulgent One & Only spa.
Comprising of spacious forest villas, Bisate Lodge offers a luxurious base from where to enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and life-changing journey to this beautiful region.
Situated within the amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone, Bisate is surrounded by natural splendour, with sweeping views towards the Karisimbi, Bisoke and Mikeno volcanoes. Bisate’s sophisticated architectural and interior design is rooted in Rwandan building tradition as exemplified in the design of the Royal Palace of the traditional monarch.
The spherical, thatched structures echo the thousands of hills that dot the Rwandan landscape, while the richly-detailed interiors exhibit surfaces and screens made from a variety of woven materials with strong resonance in Rwandan culture.
Wilderness Sabyinyo – Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge
Sabyinyo Silver back Lodge is Rwanda’s first ever community owned lodge. The lodge was built by Governors’ Camp Collection, and now operated by Wilderness Sabyinyo but the ownership rests with a Community Trust, which uses rentals and community fees from the lodge to drive socio – economic and conservation initiatives in the communities adjacent to the National Park.
The lodge, situated in the foothills of the mighty Virunga’s, the chain of 15,000 ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, affords wonderful views of the volcanoes and the surrounding countryside. Accommodation at Sabyinyo Silver back Lodge comprises six cottages, two suites, one family cottage.
All are stone buildings with Rwandese terracotta tile roofs, and feature large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms finished with Venetian plaster a dressing room and a sheltered veranda.
Set on a stunning hillside, the magnificent Virunga Lodge boasts panoramic vistas of the Virunga Volcanoes and the beautiful lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. Each of ten luxurious Banda’s named after the Rwandan lakes features a spacious bedroom with a cozy fireplace, as well as private terrace with sweeping views of the breath-taking surrounds.
Those in need of relaxation can revel in the comfort of the main lodge or spend some time in the Dian Fossey Map Room. Each guest will enjoy the opportunity for a relaxing complementary massage. Adventures include tracking gorillas and golden monkeys, hikes to the top of the volcanoes, scenic walks through the picturesque villages surrounding the lodge, or day trip to the lively town of Kigali.