One&Only Nyungwe House

On picturesque working tea plantation at the edge of Nyungwe National Park, One&Only Nyungwe House offers the highest standards in luxury and warm Rwandese hospitality.

One&Only Nyungwe House is set on a picturesque working tea plantation at the edge of Nyungwe National Park and offers the highest standards in luxury alongside warm Rwandese hospitality. There are 22 modern, beautifully appointed rooms in total, situated in timber buildings carefully spaced for privacy. Each room comes with a fireplace, minibar and private deck for those all-important sundowner cocktails as the sun sinks below the horizon.

The lovely main area boasts a heated rim-flow swimming pool with views over the rainforest, a poolside “boma”, a day spa and a Jacuzzi. There is also a fitness centre if you wish to work out during your stay. The restaurant offers delightful meals – served indoors or al fresco – with a secluded terrace for romantic private dining.

Things to do at One&Only Nyungwe House centre around exploring the nearby national park which shares its name. Activities are tailored to individual guests, lasting between 1-7 hours depending on interests and fitness levels. Go chimpanzee trekking, and keep your eyes peeled for cheeky black-and-white colobus monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys and Golden Monkeys as well – especially whilst strolling along the scenic canopy walkway. Other things to see along the trails include waterfalls, 275 species of bird including various hornbills and resplendent Great Blue Turacos.

  • An exquisite contemporary lodge set on a working tea plantation
  • Next to the primeval Nyungwe National Park
  • Opportunities to observe chimpanzees and 10 other kinds of primate
  • Incredible bird-watching with some 275 avian species recorded
  • Explore one of Africa’s best preserved montane rainforests
  • Chimpanzee and primate trekking
  • Bird-watching
  • Waterfall walks
  • Tea plantation and factory tour
  • Spa treatments

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Located in southwestern Rwanda, close to the border with Burundi, One&Only Nyungwe House can be reached by scheduled flight or road from Kigali.

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