Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Situated 1km north of Volcanoes National Park headquarters at Kinigi village, Sabyinyo Silverback is the closest lodge to the forest and is undoubtedly the premium location in the area. Award-winning property with exceptional offers for gorilla safaris.

USD 600+ per person per night sharing
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Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Highlights

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge was built and operated by Governors Camp Collection, however, is Rwanda's first community owned luxury safari lodge. Gorilla Trekking is the main activity at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. The lodge is located mere minutes away from the headquarters of the Volcanoes National Park, which is where visitors hike to see the magnificent Mountain Gorilla in its natural environment. The position of the lodge, at the foothills of the mighty Virungas, affords breath-taking views of the majestic chain of 15,000 ft. volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. K

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Useful Information
  • Situated on the edge of Volcanoes National Park with views of the Virunga volcanic mountains.
  • Local stone and terracotta cottages, with fireplaces and cosy sitting areas
  • The fees from the lodge drive socio-economic and conservation initiatives in the communities adjacent to the National Park.
  • Gorilla trekking plus plenty of other natural, cultural and social excursions on offer to entertain guests.
  • Community owned luxury safari lodge
  • Beautiul spa to enjoy after a strenuous hike.

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Activities

The main activity is gorilla tracking, supported by golden monkey tracking, both close at hand. At Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, there are specialised massage treatments on offer, designed to relax refresh and rejuvenate skin and muscles after a hike to see the gorillas. From the lodge, there are escorted bird watching walks, nature walks and mountain biking excursions available. Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is located on the edge of the Volcanoes National Park and is a 15 minute drive from the park's headquarters, where all activities in the Volcanoes National Park start from. Activities on offer in the Volcanoes National Park include gorilla trekking, treks to see the Golden monkeys, as well as, lots of walks and hikes to view the volcanoes and its hidden treasures. Over 40 species of birds (of which a few species and or subspecies are endemic to the Albertine Rift forests) have been identified on and around Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge.

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