Bisate Lodge is easily one of the most sumptuous accommodation options in Rwanda, comprised of just 6 stunning ensuite rooms set inside thatched, rounded chalets containing every conceivable luxury. Expect plush bathrobes, free standing bathtubs and designer chairs that you can sink into at the end of a long day of Mountain Gorilla trekking.
The ultra-chic main areas comprise of a stylish lounge warmed by a stone fireplace, an inviting bar area flanked by a well-stocked wine cellar as well as indoor and outdoor dining spaces. There is also a sunken fire pit perfect for sundowners and soaking up the beauty of the surrounding wilderness.
Aside from trekking into Volcanoes National Park to see the rare Mountain Gorilla, things to do at Bisate Lodge including hiking into bamboo forests to observe attractive endemic Golden Monkeys, to the scenic summit of Mount Bisoke and to Dian Fossey’s grave and research centre, which sits in the saddle between two volcanic peaks. It’s also possible to walk through the local Bisate community and admire their agricultural cooperative, help with reforestation efforts and enjoy a relaxed coffee and tea tasting.