Mountain Gorilla View Lodge Rwanda

The lodge is conveniently located just 15 minutes from the main entrance to Rwanda’s Park National des Volcans. It provides a good base from which to access the Park and the guided safari to see endangered Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys. It is situated on four acres of attractive landscape on the slopes of Mountain Sabyinyo with wonderful views of the nearby Virunga Volcanoes.

Guests at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge have space and privacy in large detached stone and thatch cottages which are scattered throughout the lodge’s grounds. With its individual cottages, beautiful views and convenient location, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is a great accommodation option for gorilla tracking in Rwanda.

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is comprised of 30 separate guest cottages situated within its spacious grounds. The accommodation is of a simple style but each detached cottage is large and comfortable with contemporary furniture and individual artwork.

After a long day’s trekking in the Park National des Volcans, guests can unwind in their private lounge. Cosy fire places have been thoughtfully added to every cottage so that guests can warm themselves against the cool evening air at this high altitude. There are spacious en-suite shower rooms and the private verandas allow guests to relax and enjoy the wonderful views of the Virunga Volcanoes.

The public areas of Mountain Gorilla View Lodge include a restaurant serving home-cooked food and a small bar. All cottages are self-contained with hot and warm running water, with a fire place.

Due to its close proximity to the Park National des Volcans, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is ideally placed for trekking endangered Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys. Cultural excursions to local villages can be arranged. There is a regular cultural dance performance by a local dance troop.

Getting there

Mountain gorilla view lodge is located near Volcanoes national park in the North of Rwanda, about 120 minutes drive from Kigali International Airport. You can hire a private vehicle at Kigali Airport or Kigali city from US$150 (All inclusive), or use public means to Ruhengeri town (Virunga buses).

Cost of Gorilla Trekking Package

The cost of gorilla trekking Rwanda package is determined by a number of factors namely; the type of car used, number of people, level of accommodation and number of days / activities include in the package. The vehicles used to run tours and safaris in Rwanda differ and vary in prices, therefore, depending on which car, the cost of gorilla trekking Rwanda change. The cars used include Toyota Rav4, Land cruiser Prado and Hard top, Super customs, Nissan Patrol and Land Rovers among others.

Secondly, a trip for a single travel or couples is expensive compared to group tours where items like car hire, fuel, driver are shared amongst group members.

Thirdly the number of days and tour activities in the package determine the cost of gorilla trekking in Rwanda where by, short trips are cheaper than long trips, and some tourists prefer to track gorillas twice, meaning that you must buy another gorilla permit at same amount of US$750.

Accommodation is categorized into budget, deluxe and luxury and all charged different. The price for Mountain gorilla view lodge in this case of for deluxe but the facilities and services offered are for superior type. They deserve a credit for that.