VIRUNGA INN RESORT AND SPA – VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Virunga Inn Resort and spa is a mid- range accommodation situated in Kinigi , Ruhengeri Northern Province of Rwanda close to Virunga volcanoes national park ( the home of mountain Gorillas and golden Monkeys where gorilla trekking activity takes place ) just 2 miles. The resort is situated west of Nyonilima and south of Mukagarama overlooking the beautiful views of Virunga Mountains. You can be at resort by road transport from Kigali city taking about 2-3 hours’ drive while from different international countries like Mexico, London, USA, UK, Uganda since Kigali is the gateway destination to different parts of Rwanda or else you fly from Kigali to ruhengeri airstrip in 30 minutes then few minutes to be transferred to the resort.
Virunga Inn Resort and spa is comprised of over 15 elegant and comfortable self- contained rooms overlooking the virunga volcanoes mountain that are built in African traditional style with high level of comfort. Rooms are well decorated and Furnished with large four poster beds with wooden floor , clean flushing toilets , hot and cold en-suite showers with bathrobes, mosquito nets , flat screen TV’S, Air conditioning , satellite, sofa chairs in the rooms , coffee making facilities , safety box, complementary bottled water, free toiletries and many more . Rooms have private balconies, sitting areas and terraces, overlooking the spectacular views over the serene garden distant thousands of hills and surrounding flora and fauna along with sounds of nature. Rooms have excellent king sized beds with clean and washed beddings with ceiling fun.
Rooms vary in different sizes and categories depending on singles, doubles, twin, triple /family rooms. Rooms cost 200$ per person per night and above while sometimes rate goes slightly high when its peak/high seasons than in low seasons.
Virunga Inn Resort and Spa offers different services and facilities which include;
A dining area that serves different meals both international and African- inspired cuisine that meets guests choice. Meals include buffet breakfast in the gardens ,lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and organized staff . you can have meals in the gardens overlooking the beautiful virunga mountain ..
A well-stocked bar/lounge with variety of refreshments local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers , enjoy the cocktail while overlooking the incredible views of virunga volcanoes , colorful green gardens and surrounding area .
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house-keeping services available, 24 hour front desk.
WIFI hot spot available to enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friend, honey moon packages are offered.
Volcanoes national park is the largest and most visited national park found in the North western part of Rwanda country .The park occupies the total area of 505 square miles of rainforest and surrounded by five of volcanoes in virunga mountains namely ; Karisimbi , Bisoke , Muhabura , Gahinga and Sabinyo and there are two active volcanoes that covers 25 miles apart namely; Mauna loa and Kilavea. Apart from volcanoes national park, Rwanda has different parks include; Nyungwe and Akagera national park with different attractions. Though Rwanda is a small land locked, tourism is the fast and leading activity.
The park has different accommodations; Budget, mid range and luxury that are convenient and affordable for each tourists budget. The lodge was set particularly for tourists visiting the park. There are many activities to do while at goriila solution lodge include ; gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park since the lodge is close to the park , mountain climbing and hiking on top of volcano summit , bird watching/ birding in the park , guided community walks in the local villages , golden monkey tracking , Nature walks in the forests, cycling , cave adventures , cultural tours like ibyi ‘wachu , City Tour In Kigali since the capital city of Rwanda is near and there are many places to visit like genocide ,kimironko market and many more activities. The best time to Track gorillas in volcanoes Rwanda is in rainy season is from Feb to March, July, August, September , October and mid December . Gorilla permit in Rwanda is at 1500$. Rwanda contains 3 tribes include; Hutu , Tutsi and Twa all unique in their ways prompting their safari visits while in Rwanda