In foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes in Rwanda lies Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, a truly distinct holiday destination with a unique safari experience. Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge boasts a matchless location inside the unspoilt sanctuary of the Volcanoes National Park, made up of unspoilt African rainforest and astounding volcanoes.
The Lodge’s accommodation comprises elegant private cottages with sweeping views of the Virunga Volcanoes – the perfect hideaway in which to unwind and relax whilst exploring the national park. Meanwhile, world class cuisine is enjoyed at the lodge’s main building.
When it comes to discovering this unique corner of Africa, Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is the ideal launch pad from which to do so. The main attraction is undoubtedly the thrilling gorilla trekking expeditions. Located close to the headquarters of the National Park, guests set out on foot, trekking to catch a glimpse of the elusive mountain gorilla. This is surely one of the most dramatic and moving safari experiences possible.
Other activities available at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge are bush walks to visit the golden monkeys and discovering the rich birdlife in the area. Cultural visits to nearby villages and communities are also meaningful experiences.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is dedicated to “responsible tourism”. The Lodge is community owned – a first of its kind in Rwanda – which means that its profits flow back into local development, projects and causes. Some of their commitments and achievements can be viewed on their website – click here – as well as details about the Lodge, rates and packages.