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Taking the Iconic Virunga Lodge to New Heights!

At the start of a super-busy season, Volcanoes Safaris looks forward to welcoming guests to the world renowned Virunga Lodge, the first international lodge to be built near Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda 2004. The property inspired the relaunch of gorilla tourism in Rwanda.



A new gastronomic journey is to be launched for the season. Guy Krenzer and Stephane Chicheri, renowned chefs from Le Nôtre in Paris for whom food is an art, have been working with our chefs to curate a breakthrough in Rwandese inspired food.


The public areas face the majestic Volcanoes and shimmering lakes and have defined Rwandese Afro-chic since the Lodge first opened in 2004. The understated, timeless, distinctive style has been updated in a subtle way without losing its essential character.


The vibrant colors and textures of local fabrics and artifacts reflect the warmth and exuberance of the cultures at the heart of Africa.


The new Ikirunga Spa is set to open in July 2018. Details of the special soothing experiences will be unveiled shortly.


The Dian Fossey Map Room, with its permanent exhibition charting the ‘Conservationists and Explorers of the Virunga Volcanoes,’ is available for private events.


As part of their stay at Virunga Lodge guests share community projects ranging from the ‘One Sheep Per Family Project’ to the new micro finance savings scheme.



Volcanoes Safaris looks forward to welcoming you to the magical world of Virunga! For more information on the lodge, please click here.