Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Parc National des Volcans

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Parc National des Volcans


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Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated in the foothills of the mighty Virungas, the chain of 15,000 ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The lodge offers wonderful views of the volcanoes and the surrounding countryside.

The lodge is only minutes away from the headquarters of the Parc National des Volcans from where clients trek on foot to see the magnificent mountain gorilla - perhaps one of the most dramatic, thrilling and poignant wildlife experiences possible.

In the Park National des Volcans there are 8 families of mountain gorilla living on the slopes of the Virunga volcanoes that you can trek to see.

Gorilla treks take place in the morning and depart from the Park headquarters at around 7.30 am. Prior to departure you are given a briefing by Park staff, assigned a gorilla family to visit and rangers to guide you. The treks take place on the slopes of the Virunga volcanoes and clients should be in good physical condition as some of the trek can be physically demanding.

The trek normally lasts between 2 and 5 hours depending on the location of the gorilla family and a maximum of 8 visitors are allowed per gorilla family.

Accommodation at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge comprises 5 double cottages, 2 suites and one family suite. All are stone buildings, and feature large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms and a sheltered veranda. The family suite has a second bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

The main lodge building comprises reception, sitting room with snug area, dining room, library / games room, a responsible tourism/community awareness room, and a curio shop. Three large fireplaces provide warmth and all rooms are finished with a polished wooden floor. Two patio areas afford wonderful and dramatic views to the Virunga volcanoes and the surrounding lowland farmland.

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Rates Include

All meals are included.


Children Policy

Children aged 15 years and older are welcome. Rates available on request.


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