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is located in the Virunga Mountains
area of western Rwanda
This very high end new lodge by Wilderness Safaris is due to open in June 2017.
Although we are yet to receive any substantial information and imagery, we are extremely confident that the operators will deliver a camp to the highest standards and that end we are already taking bookings from guests willing to take the plunge.
Situated 1km north of the park headquarters at Kinigi village, this is one of the closest lodges to the forest and is undoubtedly the premium location in the area.
The design and layout of the lodge itself is unknown at present
The main activity is gorilla tracking, supported by golden monkey tracking, both close at hand. Village visits and other walking options are also possible.
Remarkably this tiny portion of the planet hosts almost a third of the world's wild mountain gorillas, with around 250 individuals in 10 troops, of which 8 are habituated to the presence of humans, which means that they can usually be approached without being scared off. This rich rainforest environment also contains over 120 mammal and 350 bird species.
Only 56 gorilla tracking permits are issued each day, so you need to book extremely early and pay up front to secure a spot to visit one of the more interesting and accessible gorilla families. Gorilla familiesTrekking adviceSeasonsPricesTrips