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The magnificent Virunga Lodge is perched high on a ridge and has stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the twin lakes Bulera and Ruhonda. The premier luxury destination for Rwanda wildlife safaris and tracking the endangered mountain gorillas.

The Virunga safari lodge in Rwanda been described as having ‘the best view in the world’ and as ‘one of the finest lodges in Africa’. The organic, ‘bush-chic’ design reflects the local building style and offers eco-luxury comforts to all guests. Each banda has its own terrace with breath-taking views of the Virunga volcanoes or twin lakes, while sensitive installations such as low-flush toilets and solar power ensure you enjoy luxurious comforts while maintaining a crucial sensitivity to the environment. To book your stay at Virunga Lodge, contact Volcanoes Safaris today!

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What our customers say

African Safaris, New Zealand

'Staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating, and the food absolutely scrumptious. Each room has an outlook over one of the lakes. The rooms are super spacious and very comfortable.'
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‘Staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating, and the food absolutely scrumptious. Each room has an outlook over one of the lakes. The rooms are super spacious and very comfortable.’

Jessi, USA

'Rwanda is an absolutely beautiful country, and Virunga is like the icing on the cake. The view from our bedroom/bathroom/veranda was absolutely spectacular.'
2013-11-08T13:56:46+00:00
‘Rwanda is an absolutely beautiful country, and Virunga is like the icing on the cake. The view from our bedroom/bathroom/veranda was absolutely spectacular.’

Fiona, UK

'My husband & I stayed at Virunga Lodge after our trip to see the gorillas! The view from our room was exquisite! For dinner we were seated in the restaurant round one table with the other guests. It was a lovely experience chatting with everyone about their holiday experiences.'
2013-11-08T13:57:42+00:00
‘My husband & I stayed at Virunga Lodge after our trip to see the gorillas! The view from our room was exquisite! For dinner we were seated in the restaurant round one table with the other guests. It was a lovely experience chatting with everyone about their holiday experiences.’

Peter, Norway

'I haven't seen such a luxurious camp at all, even in Kenya! The staff were warm and the meals delicious. I will miss it when I get back home.'
2013-11-08T13:37:38+00:00
‘I haven’t seen such a luxurious camp at all, even in Kenya! The staff were warm and the meals delicious. I will miss it when I get back home.’

Peter Browne, Conde Nast Traveller

'The location on a peak between Lake Bulera and Lake Ruhondo, magnificent inland seas untouched by tourism, is spellbinding.'
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‘The location on a peak between Lake Bulera and Lake Ruhondo, magnificent inland seas untouched by tourism, is spellbinding.’

Senator Frist, US Senate

'The best lodge in Africa.'
2013-11-08T13:31:38+00:00
‘The best lodge in Africa.’

Bruce McAllister, Australia

'Probably one of the most extraordinary lodges on Earth.'
2013-11-08T13:35:21+00:00
‘Probably one of the most extraordinary lodges on Earth.’

Linda Tanner, USA

'This fabulous place ranks in our top 5 in the world. Breathtakingly beautiful.'
2013-11-08T13:34:53+00:00
‘This fabulous place ranks in our top 5 in the world. Breathtakingly beautiful.’

Judith Hall, Canada

'First class all around.'
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‘First class all around.’

Bradt Guide Rwanda

'Organic bush chic rather than transatlantic luxury, this is...the finest lodge anywhere in Rwanda.'
2013-11-08T13:32:08+00:00
‘Organic bush chic rather than transatlantic luxury, this is…the finest lodge anywhere in Rwanda.’
  • 10 Stone guest bandas with tile roofs (2 deluxe, 4 doubles and 4 twins) reflect the local building style.
  • En-suite bathrooms with flushing toilet, double vanity, shower with hot and cold running water.
  • Rooms have mosquito nets, 240v lighting and a private veranda.
  • Bandas are individually named after regional African lakes.
  • Tour leader rooms available.
  • Wi-Fi available in the main lodge building.

 

Some images from Virunga

Low season rates are only applicable on bookings from 15th October to 15th December and 1st March to 31st May. Children of 12 years and under staying in the same room as parents pay 50%. Children under 2 years stay free.

The tariffs are all-inclusive and in addition to accommodation and meals include: unlimited consumption of alcoholic and soft drinks; laundry services; and any activities the client wishes to do around the lodges. A single complimentary massage is also offered.

Packages Price
High Season Per Person Sharing $700
High Season Single Occupancy $840
Low Season Per Person Sharing $630
Low Season Single Occupancy $756
High Season Deluxe Banda Supplement $250
Low Season Deluxe Banda Supplement $225

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