Top Accommodation Choices In Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Mountain gorilla experiences and other safaris at Volcanoes National Park are supported by a wide range of safari lodges and other accommodation facilities. They come in different classes, ranging from budget to Mid range and luxury offering visitors with wide range of options to choose the best lodge that suits within their travel interests and budget. They include among others;
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated within Musanze district just near Volcanoes National Park headquarters, Kinigi. It is conveniently located offering visitors opportunity to engage in mountain gorilla. Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated at the base of the Virunga Mountain ranges thus providing breathtaking views of these mighty volcanoes which extend and shared between Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The guest cottages plus the main lodge have been spectacularly constructed and raised high which makes it the best viewing point to most of its surrounding areas. This lodge consists of eight chalets and all of them provide spectacular views of the mighty Virunga Mountain ranges and it is well spaced providing visitors that total privacy. Its rooms feature mostly dressing room, 24 hour electricity, sitting area plus fireplace, bathroom, reading area, bar and lounge a mention but a few.
Mount Gorilla View Lodge
This safari lodge is situated in Musanze district northern Rwanda just at the rim of the popular Volcanoes National Park. Mount Gorilla View Lodge lies at the base of Mount Sabyinyo and Mount Karisimbi and it takes visitors about 15 minutes to drive to the main entrance of Volcanoes National Park. This eco-lodge features 30 luxurious chalets, built using beautiful stones and thatch that match with the natural setting of the area. The cottages have living area plus fireplace, en-suite facilities and private veranda. The lodge also features restaurant, bar and lounge, free private parking.
Hotel La Palme
Hotel La Palm is a midrange hotel and it is situated within the northern Musanze town providing luxurious accommodation to business and leisure travelers on safari in Rwanda. It is a 20 minutes’ drive away from Lake Burera and 23 away from Virunga National Park. Every room of this lodge has a TV, terrace and mini bar.
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is another best midrange accommodation facility that you shouldn’t miss spending a night while on a gorilla tour in Volcanoes National Park. It is located in Northern Province of Rwanda. This lodge has a bar, lounge, guest laundry, private fridge, cable TV and many more. Here you find both deluxe and budget cottages, singles, doubles and family cottages.
Hotel Muhabura is situated north of Kigali in Musanze Province just opposite the Musanze district headquarters and next to the Volcanoes National Park. It consists of 30 rooms and apartments which provide the best surrounding for one to chill out from after lifetime experiences at Volcanoes National Park. This hotel features self contained rooms, wireless, TV, restaurant, dinning area and many more.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge was once known as Gorilla Mountain View Lodge is situated at the foothills of Mount Sabyinyo. It offers deluxe lodging services with remarkable views of the nearby volcanoes and it takes visitors 15 minutes to drive to Volcanoes National Park headquarters. This lodge is a sister lodge of Kivu Lodge which is around Kibuye along the Lake Kivu shores.
Mountain Gorilla Nest
Mountain Gorilla Nest is one of the best lodges that you should consider spending a night while on your vacation in Volcanoes National Park. This lodge has 60 rooms and it is located where the usual treks at this start. Here we find the popular Jack Hanna’s cottage, offering 5 star services and highly recommended for groups and families.
This lodge was opened in 2017 and offers luxury accommodation facilities to visitors on safari to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. It is managed by Wilderness safaris and features only 6 luxury forest villas strategically situated outside the southern border of Volcanoes National Park. This lodge lies near Kinigi and about 20 minutes’ drive away from the Park headquarters.
Other areas for visitor stay at Volcanoes National Park include Bishops House also once known as Villanova Boutique Hotel, Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel, Kinigi Guesthouse, Kwitonda Lodge and many more.
With the above discussion, Volcanoes National Park presents variety of accommodation options and visitors on Rwanda safari have wide range to make the best choice that suits within their travel interest and budget. Each safari lodge at this park offers a distinct experience!