Sabyinyo Silverback

The Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is conveniently placed at the feet of the Virungas, the striking volcano mountains through which so many hike in order to catch a glimpse of mountain gorillas. The 8 cottages and suites are structured so as to give guests the most all-encompassing view, promising privacy, a vast countryside, and beautifully decorated quarters. Dining is a similarly pleasing experience, with a variety of fare meeting the standards of even the most discerning traveler. Staff here are extremely helpful, all possessing a very caring nature, and a willingness to assist guests. Besides visiting the famed mountain gorillas, be sure to check out the local marketplaces and find out more about local community projects.

Parc National des Volcans Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cottage at Sabyino Silverback
Parc National des Volcans Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cottage at Sabyino Silverback
Parc National des Volcans Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Room Interior
Parc National des Volcans Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Lounge
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    Accommodation at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge comprises of double cottages. All are stone buildings with Rwandese terracotta tile roofs, and feature large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms finished with Venetian plaster a dressing room and a sheltered veranda. Heat exchangers in the fireplaces provide a plentiful supply of hot water.

      Sabyinyo Silverback Restaurants

      Contained within the main lodge building, the bar and dining room have fireplaces during cold weather, and outside decks for al-fresco drinks and meals during warm weather.

        Sabyinyo Silverback Activities

        The main attraction of Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is its proximity to the Virungas and the Parc National des Volcans where clients trek on foot to see the magnificent Mountain Gorilla – perhaps one of the most dramatic, thrilling and poignant wildlife experiences possible. Excursions will lead you to learn more about community projects, basketwork and pottery. Other tours include: Escorted Bird Watching Walks, Escorted Walks and Mountain Bike Excursions, Climbing Mt Visoke, Climbing Mt M'Gahinga, Climbing Mt Muhabura, Iby'Iwacu Cultural Village, Musanze Market, Trek to Lake Ngezi, Kinigi Cultural Village & Community Walk, Visit Sonrise School, Buhanga Sacred Forest, Gisenyi Lakeside Resort, Gishwati Forest, Twin Lakes, Scenic Cruise on Lake Bulera & Russumo Falls Trek.

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