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Accommodation Places in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge-Luxury


Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated in Musanze district next to park headquarters. The lodge luxury lodge is lying at the foothill of the Virunga ranges offering wonderful views of the Volcanoes rolling hills and the surrounding picturesque countryside. The lodge is owned and operated by Governors’ Camp.

The lodge has eight (8) cottages all offering magnificent views of the Volcanoes national park as well as privacy to visitors staying in the lodge. The cottages are capacious and have features like a sitting room area with a fireplace, dressing room, bedroom 24 hour electricity and a large bathroom with bath and shower with hot and cold running water among others.

Guest cottages and the main lodge building have been beautifully constructed and appointed and the lodge is the perfect base from which tourist can base to explore this unique and fascinating Volcanoes national park. In the local area around Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge there are some interesting cultural and social projects to visit. These include the Iby’iwacu Cultural Village where ex poachers have turned their lives around and now work to celebrate local Rwandese culture, the bustling and colourful Musanze Market, Kinigi Cultural Village and Community Walk created by the Sabyinyo Community Lodge Association, the Sonrise High School and the beautiful and enchanting Buhanga sacred forest.

For those with intensions of exploring, there is plenty to see and do in the larger Northern Province area of Rwanda. There is the tropical Rubavu Lakeside resort, hiking in the ecologically important Gishwati Forest, trips to the scenic Twin Lakes, cruises on Lake Bulera and treks to the Russumo falls.

The rates showed in the table are for Mid-Season Rates and for high season you add US$150 to the Mid-Season rates.

Number of people Mid-Season Rates

2 adults sharing US$750

1 adult per night US$970

children under 12 US$470

Tour Guide per night US$297

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge- Luxury


The Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is a new lodge conveniently situated near Volcanoes national park and hence making it the only lodge for visitors on Rwanda gorilla safaris. The thirty (30 ) individual stone and thatch cottages have been constructed on four ( 4 ) acres of land on the slopes of the famous Mt Sabinyo and each room has amenities like en-suite facilities, a small lounge with a fire place and a private veranda. The bungalows are large, with plain plastered walls and are simply but comfortably furnished. The cottages are of a good size and are well positioned to give visitors privacy from one another.

There is a separate restaurant and bar area where meals both local and international meals are served to the guests.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge provides good value for money at the same time as great views and easy access to Volcanoes National Park.

The lodge grounds are very well organized and from here there are delightful views /sights of the volcanoes. Electricity and hot water are currently supplied by a generator which does not run all day but this may be changed to mains power very soon. The central area has a basic bar and a restaurant. We would advise you to you to dress warmly for dinners during the winter months. Stay here for the great location and super views without the need to breaking the bank.

The activities organized in the lodge mainly involves Gorilla tracking, golden monkey tracking and local village/cultural.

Kinigi Guest House-Budget


The Guest House locally known as “Village Touristique de Kinigi” is situated in Eastern North of Rwanda, in Kinigi district, only 11 Km from Ruhengeri City. It is the comfy gateway to the majestic beauty of the volcanic mountain range, the natural habitat of the rare mountain gorillas.

Kinigi Guesthouse was founded as an income generating project for the “Association de Solidarité des Femmes Rwandaises” (ASOFERWA), a non-profit making organisation of mainly widows and orphans). The income generated from the Kinigi guest house is used to pay school fees for local orphan children, purchase land for agricultural projects, support groups of widows, and provide a market for art pieces of the local artists
The Guest house is constructed at the bottom of Sabyinyo volcanic mountain with an altitude of 4,480 m. Kinigi Guest House is a comfortable base to the panoramic commanding beauty of the volcanic mountain ranges of Virunga, the natural habitat of the rare mountain gorillas.
Kinigi Guesthouse is ideally situated within very few minutes from the ORTPN head office and proximity and ideal location of Kinigi Guest House make the early morning gorilla trekking departures from the office much more convenient.

The Guest House accommodates over 40 people and all rooms have electricity and warm water. For more discerning guests, there are four (4) VIP suites and an ideal hall with 400-seat capacity, for conferences, seminars, weddings and other social functions. Whoever wants to see wonderful gardens and enchanted areas, can always visit Kinigi Guest House. The rooms are spacious and furnished with hot showers, ensuite bathrooms and mosquito nets for the guests.
The guesthouse offers guests four shared dormitories-popularly known as “dorms” (each with 4 beds). Guests have access to shared bathrooms and hot water showers in the building next-door.
Kinigi Guest house is well maintained and the Virungas Mountains and volcanoes provide breathtaking magnificent views on a clear day.
Kinigi local community members are employed at Kinigi guest house, food and other items are sourced from the local Kinigi community.
The social responsibility concept behind Kinigi Guesthouse is investment in the local community and provision of responsible tourism accommodation


single roomsUS$60.00
double roomsUS$70.00
VIP roomUS$90.00

Hotel Muhabura-Budget


This is budget lodge located north of Kigali in Musanze province just opposite the Musanze district headquarters. The hotel has thirty (30) rooms and apartments that provide a cozy environment to relax in after hectic gorilla trekking activity or a day visit to the Northern area of Rwanda.

The facilities and amenities provide in the lodge include self-contained rooms connected with warm shower and some with a bath, individual access with a small individual balcony, equipped with satellite TV, free WIFI-internet access and laundry service is available.

The lodge has professional front office staff who are well-known for warmly welcoming visitors and ready to feed visitors with the necessary knowledge/information to help them get detailed understanding of the country mainly in areas like bank exchange rates against hard currency, attraction areas, tour guide facilities and other information regarding the local market and accommodation prices in different regions of the country. For accommodation and related services, the hotel’s front office welcomes guests 24hours a day, but customers are advised to make anticipated bookings since they are located near a busiest town and tour destination. They have got three room categories made of doubles, twins and Singles, all self-contained with hot shower.

When touring or passing by the Northern Province, never miss an occasion to experience food service and breakfast specialties in the hotel lying on the outskirts of the town alongside the road to Kivu Lake shores. Once sat in the dining, you can make whatever kind of order without worrying about timetables and schedules. Food service is always performed by professional members of staff with various cooking styles and delivered in a quick and accurate manner.