Virunga Lodge

Location: The lodge is perched high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east.

Rooms: Each of the 10 luxurious bandas has a private terrace overlooking the dramatic landscape of mountains and lakes. Every banda has an individual fire place and en suite bathroom with a double vanity.

Facilities: Restaurant, bar, lounge, complimentary massage, laundry & boot cleaning service.

Activities: Gorilla tracking, Golden Monkey tracking, hiking to Dian Fossey’s grave, Karisimbi or Visoke Volcanoes, visits to Lake Kivu and Gisenyi.

Children: Children are welcome.

Our Opinion: Volcanoes’ Virunga Lodge boasts magnificent views over the surrounding mountains and countryside, and is a superb base for gorilla treks in the Prac National des Volcans.




A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever vaccination required if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

10hrs Indirect


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