Virunga Lodge

Virunga Lodge is situated in a spectacular location, overlooking the Virunga volcanoes and shimmering lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera. Virunga Lodge is a 3 hours drive from Kigali, the Capital of Rwanda and it an hours drive from the park headquarters – start of all of the national park’s activities, including gorilla trekking.

Virunga Lodge is definitely on of the area’s top lodges. The lodge has 8 bandas, each with panoramic views of the magnificent surrounding landscape. The stone bandas are extremely spacious and have wooden floors, chunky wooden furniture and large verandas. The spectacular terraced gardens high on the ridge of the mountains is now well established and the focal point is a magical sunken garden.

Virunga Lodge prides itself on being an eco – lodge. The toilets are low flushing eco-friendly toilets and the water for the showers is heated by solar energy.

Classic Africa Safaris is 100% Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutral 2012

As part of our corporate social responsibility program Classic Africa Safaris is carbon neutral. We are the FIRST safari company in Uganda and Rwanda to become carbon neutral, and one of the first safari/travel companies in East Africa to officially 'GO GREEN'.