Nyungwe House


  • Explore the forests in search of chimps
  • Spend time with a habituated colony of colobus monkeys
  • Hike to the waterfall
  • Spend time on the trails in Nyungwe forest
  • Take a canopy walk in the treetops

Open: Year round. 

Location: On the edge of the Nyungwe Rainforest in a beautiful tea plantation. 

Rooms: 23 luxury forest rooms situated in 6 wooden villas.  Each with a balcony overlooking the forest or plantation. There is air-conditioning and heating in each room together with cosy open fireplaces.

Activities: Trekking for; chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys. You may also see grey-cheeked mangabeys and blue monkeys. There are also various walking trails to see waterfalls, swamp walks, bird watching, cultural walks with a local guide and a canopy forest walk.

Facilities: The main lodge houses the restaurant, tea lounge and bar. There is a cosy outdoor boma area for outdoor dining and evening drinks and the lodge has a beauty spa, infinity pool and small gift shop.

Dining: Meals are served at individual tables in the restaurant and in the outdoor boma. 

Children: The lodge welcomes children of all ages. Children under 15 years old not permitted on chimpanzee treks.

Health: This is a malaria area. 

Communication: There is limited mobile reception, a phone and fax at reception and limited internet access.

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Client Rating for Rwanda 5/5 from 10 reviews

Beautiful setting. Log fires. Good food, very friendly great rooms, colobus monkey visits to my balcony .

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