Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

The Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is located within close proximity to the Volcanoes National Park making for the perfect location fro your Gorilla-tracking trip through Rwanda. Within the park, guests hike to see the stunning and misunderstood Mountain Gorilla for one of the most thrilling and poignant wildlife encounters possible yet.

The lodge is situated right at the foothills of the huge and mighty Virungas, a startling 15 000 feet of volcanoes spread across Rwanda, Uganda as well as the Democratic Republic of Congo; basically it’s really ginormous and brimming with life.

Built and operated by the Governors’ Camp is a beautifully constructed lodging run by well appointed staff to care for and look after. The camp is a perfect starting point on your quest from Gorilla tracking in this fascinating corner of Africa.
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Accommodation consists of 8 available rooms of 3 different types. There are 5 cottages, 2 suites and 1 family cottage for those travelling in groups or as a family. Built from stone with terracotta for a natural aesthetic in the the luscious mountains of Rwanda.

Each room features, a fireplace, en-suite bathrooms, a large sitting area and more than enough hot water to go around. The rooms are decorated with style and a rustic, elegant decor to pull you straight into luxury.

Dining & Entertainment

The Silverback Lodge will never allow you to get hungry or thirsty on your stay with a wide range of delicious food, as well as plenty of it, all day long. The on-site restaurant will cater for any special diet requirements you may have.

The Main lodge building has a warm and cozy lounge area with three large fireplaces to warm it up as Rwanda can get really chilly. There are other facilities to keep you entertained here such as the library,the games room for the young ones and a little shop; all available at the main building.


The best thing about the Silverback Lodge is its prime location with being in close proximity to the Viruga Mountains as well as the Volcanoes National Park; one of the best spots in the world for gorilla trekking. Visitors will trek on foot to visit the eight different families of Mountain gorilla living on the slopes of the volcanoes. A truly thrilling and dramatic adventure.

Alternatively, there are plenty of other activities available at the National Park such as Golden Monkey Trekking, Escorted Bird Watching Walks, Mountain Bike Excursions, visiiting the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village and plenty more activities that you don’t want to miss in this remote, beautiful part of Africa.

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  • Prices are per person sharing, depending on the season
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