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Extraordinaries hotels in Rwanda to watch gorillas


Rwanda is the dream destination to observe these mysterious and majestic animals. And it is towards a more intimate and more luxurious tourism that the destination is launched.

If seeing gorillas is part of your dreams, know that new very beautiful hotels are gradually opening in the country, as close to this wilderness oblige to preserve. Here is our selection of hotels for a magical gorilla-watching experience.

  • One and Only Gorille’s nest

Cushioned in the foothills of the Virunga Volcano Range, wrapped in fragrant Eucalyptus forest, One&Only Gorilla’s Nest makes the magical possible as you enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime personal encounter with rare and majestic mountain gorillas, roaming free in their own natural habitat. With exceptional dining and selected beverages included in your stay, plus two signature resort experiences daily, prepare to feel immersed in the rare magic of Virunga.

Into the wild: Feel the thrill of up-close encounters with the endangered Mountain Gorillas found only in this part of the world. Unearth the wonders of Volcanoes National Park, traversing magical landscapes, spotting wildlife, and scaling epic volcanoes. Lose yourself in moments that feed your curiosity, from local coffee tasting to stargazing and traditional local performances. It’s all possible with our expertly curated experiences, and two selected adventures are included for your enjoyment.

Private spaces:  Blending seamlessly with our location, One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is home to 14 luxury rooms and 7 suites, all encircled by trees for ultimate privacy. Traditional Imigongo art and craftmanship fill each space with warmth and rich history, as expansive glass opens onto breathtaking views of Pyrethrum farmland, lush shambas and Eucalpytus forest.

Nature’s wisdom: There’s no better place to practice wellness than a place where you feel truly at one with nature. Whether you wish to enhance your healthy lifestyle, or delve into a new world of spiritual and physical development, a wealth of spa treatments and experiences await at our One&Only Spa, drawing from traditional African wisdom.

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  • Kwitonda Lodge 

Set in Rwanda’s northwestern reaches, right on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, Singita Kwitonda Lodge’s unparalleled position puts life-changing gorilla-trekking experiences within easy reach.

In response to its exquisite location, each of the lodge’s eight luxurious suites features a private heated plunge pool, in- and outdoor fireplaces and large timber-framed windows that welcome the breathtaking scenery and volcano views inside. Elements like woven ceilings and hand-fired terracotta brickwork crafted by local artisans highlight the authentic East African appeal of this remarkable lodge.

Further raising the bar on sustainable luxury ecotourism, Kwitonda’s farm-to-table food journey celebrates Rwandese cuisine and fresh produce from the on-site garden, while the Akarabo Nursery is a fundamental part of Singita’s ambitious undertaking to contribute to the long-term conservation of endangered mountain gorillas by increasing their habitat through reforestation.

Affectionately known as “The land of a Thousand Hills”, this tiny country in the heart of the continent offers a range of other attractions too, and unspoilt forests, lush meadows, picture-perfect lakes and the vibrant streets of the capital Kigali all contribute to the increasing demand for Rwanda on East African itineraries.

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