Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Volcanoes National Park

Located close to the park entrance, it is an elegant lodge, with a homely and contemporary atmosphere, offering awe-inspiring views of Virunga Mountains.

Location

At the foothills of the Virunga Mountains, just 3 km away from the main entrance to the Volcanoes National Park.

Accommodation

6 cottages, including one for families, and 2 suites, that all have en-suite bathroom, lounge with fireplace and private veranda.

Activities

Gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking, visit to Dian Fossey’s research camp and grave, nature walks, hiking trails, visits to markets, local villages and community projects.

Wildlife

The park’s forests are home to over 70 mammal species including mountain gorilla and another rare primate specie: the golden monkey. Here forest elephant, buffalo, bushbuck, black-fronted duiker and spotted hyena can also be observed. About 180 bird species, with a number of endemic ones, have been identified in the park.

Why

A lodge with a simple yet exquisite design, with stunning views of Virunga Mountains and ideally located nearby the park entrance. The Volcanoes National Park: five volcanoes covered in montane and bamboo forests, the perfect habitat for mountain gorilla. The gorilla trekking in the forests of the park and the close encounter with these fascinating endangered primates.