Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge


  • Perfectly located for gorilla trekking
  • Enjoy the wonderful scenery from the terrace
  • Open fires for a cosy atmosphere
  • Pretty cottages and suites
  • Rwanda's first community owned lodge
  • Electricity and Wi-Fi 

Open: Year round. 

Location: In the foothills of the Virunga Mountains, about a two hour drive from Kigali. 

Rooms: Six cottages, two suites and one family room. All are en-suite with hot water, have sitting and dressing areas, heating and a private terrace. The family units comprises two en-suite bedrooms with a shared terrace. Each room is equipped with a selection of locally made toiletries.  

Activities: Gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking, escorted walks, mountain biking, cultural visits, Dian Fossey research walk, scenic day excusions, market visits and hiking trails.

Facilities: Within in the main building, the bar, dining room and library-cum-games room all have fireplaces. There are two outside decks for al-fresco meals and drinks during the summer months. There is a small souvenir shop on site. The lodge offers laundry and room service.

Dining: Meals are served in the restaurant and on the deck (weather permitting). Picnics can also be requested. Guests going on gorilla treks are given a supply of snacks.

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

Health: This is a malaria area. 

Communication: There is limited mobile reception. The lodge has Wi-Fi in guest rooms and communal areas.

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Client Rating for Rwanda 5/5 from 10 reviews

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