A luxury resort with a famous name and reputation that precedes it, One&Only Nyungwe House celebrates Rwanda’s rich rainforest beauty in signature style on the edge of wild primate haven, Nyungwe National Park in southwestern Rwanda.
Nyungwe House Highlights
Nyungwe House is a state-of-the-art primate safari resort in southwestern Rwanda where it occupies exclusive space in its remote location on a working tea plantation. Hosting guests in the unsurpassed luxury we have come to know from One&Only, Nyungwe House is an alluring offering in a very sought-after region of Rwanda where Africa’s last mountain rainforest habitat unfolds. Guests have the option to share their exclusive accommodation with friends or family for a special joint experience, or revel in the privacy of a suite cocooned in the lush, green surroundings. Go primate trekking, do yoga on the hilltop, or snuggle up in front of the fireplace – the choice is yours!
- There are two room types to suit solo travellers & groups: the Nyungwe Rooms, and the Two Bedroom Forest Suites, which offer private and shared accommodation respectively.
- Rooms & shared facilities offer unsurpassed luxury in clean-lined, organic-inspired, zen-like spaces, immersed in the natural environment.
- The food experience brings a new level to meal times with a curated ‘farm-to-table’ approach to daily menus & numerous places to enjoy tucking in. With a view, of course.
- Nyungwe House is in the fertile Gisakura district of Rwanda, just south of Lake Kivu on the Burundi border. Accessed via road, airplane, or helicopter from Kigali international & Kamembe domestic airports.
Nyungwe House Game Viewing and Activities
Nyungwe House is a retreat that explores not only the popular primate trekking activities that have become famous in this part of southwestern Rwanda, but uncovers the beauty of the resort’s immediate location through various forest walks, birding trails, challenging hikes, immersive cultural activities, sublime food and dining experiences, restorative yoga and spa treatments. It can be as private and reflective as you’d like, or it can be full of action and exciting wildlife encounters and cultural explorations. Food is an experience in itself with a dining room, tea lounge, and elegant bar lounge, plus picnics, private dining, and poolside snacks adding to the eating activities at Nyungwe. In the national park, expertly guided chimpanzee and colobus monkey trekking are amazing for local wildlife viewing, while helicopter tours give you the most incredible view of the forest and tea plantation from above.
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