Villa Gorilla offers beautiful mountain views of the Volcanoes National Park, famed stronghold of the mountain gorilla and research site of Dian Fossey. In addition to gorilla tracking, and golden monkey treks, you can hike to the summit of Visoke Volcano, where giant plants, moss, and mist combine in other-worldly Afro-alpine surroundings. A short walk to Dian Fossey's grave, the nearby Ellen Degeneres Kinigi Campus of Dian Fossey's gorilla research center, hike the nearby Nile River Trail, visit our neighbors at Red Rock Artisan center or just relax in our private botanical gardens sipping African tea and enjoying the rhythm of African life.
we are located in Kinigi, Ruhengheri, Musanze, Rwanda in the foothills of the Virunga Mountanins.. a quick ride to the entrance of Volcanoes National Park.
All photos copyright Allen Bechky
Villa Gorilla is located at Kinigi, the headquarters of Rwanda's famed Volcanoes National Park, a mere 2 hour's drive from Kigali international airport.
Villa Gorilla hase 5 superb en suite garden bungalows, most with volcano views, some with second attached room.
Our family house is our premier spot with two mirrored bedrooms, each with ensuite bathroom, a comfortable lounge with additional sleeping options, a dining room and a private kitchen where you can book a personal chef to cook for your family's needs.
The lovely veranda and private garden area of the premier 2 bedroom family house offer views of the Virunga Volcanic Mountain Range and the exotic botanical gardens brimming with fauna and flowers. Villa Gorilla is the perfect fit for small groups or a family looking for comfort, personal attention from attentive management, privacy and lovely views of the mountains.