Volcanoes National Park

9 of our best lodges and safari camps in Volcanoes National Park

There is no accommodation within the national park and overnight camping is forbidden. However, several lodges catering to all budgets are situated within a few kilometres of Kinigi and are all listed below.
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Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

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Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, previously called Gorilla Mountain View Lodge, is located on the slopes of Rwanda’s Mount Sabyinyo...More about Mountain Gorilla View

Good  87%
(84 reviews)

This lodge is situated within a reasonable distance (by vehicle) to the trekking centre. It's difficult to decide whether the somewhat old fashioned interior design is part ... Mountain Gorilla View reviews...

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

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Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated in the foothills of the volcanic Virungas Mountains in north-western Rwanda, on the edge ...More about Sabyinyo Silverback

Excellent  93%
(15 reviews)

A perfect environment for the purpose of our visit to Rwanda, the gorilla trekking. The staff was a pleasure to be with, willing to make suggestions for activities to ... Sabyinyo Silverback reviews...

Virunga Lodge

Virunga Lodge

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About an hour's drive from the headquarters of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, Virunga Lodge is currently one of the area's ...More about Virunga Lodge

Excellent  98%
(12 reviews)

A friend and I stayed at Virunga Lodge in 2008 and were the only guests there at the time (off season), which was also before the major renovations that were made in 2010 (e... Virunga Lodge reviews...

Mountain Gorillas Nest

Mountain Gorillas Nest

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For an acceptable hotel, that's also near to the start of the gorilla treks, consider the Gorilla's Nest. As recently as five ...More about Mountain Gorillas Nest

Good  73%
(6 reviews)

This was a good base for our purposes (e.g. gorilla treking) and it served us well enough. I'm not sure whether it is trying to be an African safari lodge or a fully ... Mountain Gorillas Nest reviews...

Jack Hanna's Guesthouse

Jack Hanna's Guesthouse

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Located at the bottom of the Virunga Volcano Range is the recently renovated, privately owned guesthouse of Jack Hanna. When ...More about Jack Hanna's Guesthouse

Good  90%
(2 reviews)

We loved it here. As a small family group, we preferred the intimacy of Jack Hanna's house to a larger lodge. It has two large bedrooms, a double and a twin each with ... Jack Hanna's Guesthouse reviews...

Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge

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The brand new Bisate Lodge, which opened in late June 2017, is right next to Volcanoes National Park. It promises to provide ...More about Bisate Lodge

Bishops House

Bishops House

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Previously known as Villanova Boutique Hotel, the new Bishops House was in the throes of renovation when we visited in May 2017, ...More about Bishops House

Five Volcanoes

Five Volcanoes

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Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel is a new mid-range addition to the hotels in Ruhengeri. Just a 15-minute drive from the headquarters ...More about Five Volcanoes

Kinigi Guesthouse

Kinigi Guesthouse

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The great volcanic massif of the Virunga Mountains straddles the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, ...More about Kinigi Guesthouse

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