Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

If gorilla trek is on your wish list then the Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge makes for an ideal home from home during your stay. With stunning views of the Virunga volcanoes and accommodation in spacious stone cottages, it also creates a relaxing space to unwind after a long day’s trekking.

Located just a short distance from the Parc National des Volcans the lodge provides guests with the perfect situation for visiting the dramatic Mountain Gorilla and experiencing the thrilling experience of proximity to the impressive primates. Other notable natural wonders of the area include the range of volcanoes known as Virungas. The range makes continues through Rwanda and into neighboring Uganda.

Whilst the lodge provides guests with spectacular views of the surrounding natural beauty it also ensures excellent hospitality and service and the five cottages, two suites and family cottage, built from stone and terracotta provide guests with stylish and comfortable surroundings from which to experience a unique African holiday.

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Golden Monkey Trekking
  • Escorted Bird Watching Tours
  • Escorted walks
  • Mountain Biking excursions
  • Iby’iwacu cultural village cultural excursion
  • Trek to Dian Fossey research camp
  • Twin Lakes
  • Buhanga Sacred Forest
  • Gishwati Forest
  • Gisenyi Lakeside Resort
  • Musanze Market
  • Trek to Lake Ngezi
  • Climbing Mount Visoke, Mount M'Gahinga, Mount Muhabura
  • Scenic Cruise on Lake Bulera and Russumo Falls Trek

Rwanda travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 11-14 hours
  • Recommended airlines: RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways
  • Currency: Rwandan Franc
  • Tipping guideline: 10% or more
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of dengue. There is a high risk of malaria in Rwanda. There is a low potential for exposure to yellow fever throughout Rwanda and there is a certificate requirement. Yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Kigali
  • Population: 14,305,496
  • National languages: English, Kinyarwanda, French, Swahili
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C, J 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for Rwanda if you have a British passport - on arrival for a maximum of 30 days

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