Luxury in Rwanda

Rwanda's best lodges for luxury

Rwanda offers striking scenery, diverse wildlife and great cultural experiences – but until recently, very little luxury. However, in recent years several smart lodges have opened, mostly with an eye on gorilla-trekking in the Virunga Mountains. As the cost for trekking permits reaches new heights, more of these are now setting their sights solely on the most upmarket of travellers.

Many travellers come here for to trek in the Volcanoes National Park in search of mountain gorillas, and they often combine it with a safari in Kenya or Tanzania. So if you’re looking to extend your trip with an opulent safari – you will probably do best to continue on Kenya or Tanzania after seeing the gorillas here.

Our top tips: the best 4 luxurious lodges in Rwanda