It's worth noting is that it is possible to pitch a tent at the Kinigi Guesthouse for about 3000 francs - a stunning spot and a very cheap place to stay close to the park office for gorilla tracking. Also, I spotted a typo on page 266 of the 6th edition: the rim of Bisoke is 3,635m … Continue reading News from Volcanoes National Park
Johan Eriksson writes: I would like to alert your readers to a new initiative in Kinigi village in the Northern Province of Rwanda where the gorilla treks begin. A group of local youths has started a organization that gives free community tours to the gorilla tourist that are passing by the area every day, so far … Continue reading Muhisimbi Volunteer Guides, Kinigi
We spent 12 days in Rwanda in August, in Kigali, Ruhengeri (where the official sign into the town from Kigali does still say that, not Musanze!), & Kinigi GH, climbing three Virunga peaks. Here are some of the changes we noted: Found online, we booked a self-drive 4x4 through AZ IMPEX in Kigali, http://www.az-impex.com (in … Continue reading Volcanoes NP trip report
Hi Philip, This is to let your readers know about Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge, based in Kinigi, on the way to Volcanoes National Park. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile Phone Number: +250 788307374 / +250 788586515 Website: www.lebambougorillalodge.com Rooms Rates Full Boad (1pers - Single Room) USD 150 Full Board (1pers - Double Room) USD 250 Full Board (2 Persons … Continue reading Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
MD Jacky Gatera has written to let us know about his new upmarket lodge in Kinigi, the main base for gorilla tracking in Volcanoes NP. For more details contact Jacky at (+250)788307374 or email@example.com, or check the website www.lebambougorillalodge.com. Would be interested to hear from any travellers who stay here!
Ruhengeri I was unable to find the Home d‘Accueil de Virunga. Some Rwandans told me it has been torn down and replaced by the Virunga Lodge, but I was unable to check his. I can recommend the Ishima Hotel (aka Centre d‘Accueil de l’Eglise Episcopale) to budget travelers. The cheapest rooms are basic with common … Continue reading Ruhengeri & Volcanoes NP