Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is among the most luxurious lodges in East Africa - set on the foothills of the mighty Virungas Mountain stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are a haven for the rare mountain gorillas.
Sabyinyo Silverback lodge stands in an elevated position with fabulous mountain views. At the heart of the property are a comfortable lounge with roaring fire and dining room, the 6 cottages, 1 family suite and 2 suites being strategically situated in the folds of the hills, the lodge is conveniently located for gorilla trekking expeditions which leave from the nearby headquarters of Volcanoes National Park, one of the most exciting encounters in the whole of Africa.
Scrumptious menus can be served in the beautiful dining room and refreshing sundowners can be enjoyed by anyone of the two patios that provide breathtaking views of the Virunga volcanoes and surrounding terraces.
Gorilla trekking is a unique experience in the Virunga, Gorillas are visited on a daily basis. Only eight visitors are allowed per gorilla family every day. Trekking habituated mountain gorilla in Rwanda is once in a lifetime encounter.
Golden Monkey tracking
Golden Monkey tracking is another popular encounter, an elusive treasure in the Virunga Mountains - this little known monkey is one of the most endangered primates in Africa. Seeing the Golden Monkey makes a fantastic excursion into the misty Virunga forest and it is a great addition to the activity you can do in the magical afro-montane forest.
Over 50 bird species have been spotted in and around the lodge; many of these are endemic to the Albertine Rift name Ruwenzori Blue turaco, Rwenzori Batis, Red-faced woodland among others.
Facilities at the lodge
· Nine Luxurious rooms
· Family Tents
· En-suite bathroom
· Room services
· Charging facilities
· In room safe
· Solar power