Virunga had one of the most amazing views I have ever seen. It is on a hill viewing lakes and volcanoes. The lodge is immaculate as are the rooms. The food delicious and the bar area warm and friendly. It is a 45 minute drive to the gorillas but who cares.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The magnificent Virunga Lodge is the premier luxury gorilla lodge of Rwanda and one of Africa’s finest and most renowned lodges. The lodge is perched high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east. It offers the finest views in Africa, uniquely decorated rooms in the Rwandese style, fantastic food and exceptional and personalised service by our carefully trained staff. It is the first accommodation choice for the luxury traveller tracking the endangered mountain gorilla. Each of our ten luxurious bandas has a private terrace from which our guests can watch the sunrise over the dramatic landscape of mountains and lakes. Luxuriously appointed, with the accent on vibrant Rwandese fabrics and stylish locally inspired furniture. On November 9th 2016, Virunga Lodge won Africa’s Most Romantic Hotel at the World Boutique Hotel Awards. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Virunga Hotel Ruhengeri
- Virunga Lodge Rwanda/Ruhengeri