The Bishop’s House

The Bishop’s House is a boutique property conveniently located just 30 minutes’ drive from Volcanoes National Park, the starting point for gorilla treks.

Conveniently located just 30 minutes’ drive from Volcanoes National Park (and the starting point for gorilla treks), this boutique property is designed in the grand style of a colonial manor house. Interiors are decorated with rich fabrics and antique furniture with impressionist-style paintings hanging on the walls.

Its 9 elegant rooms are furnished with hand-carved wooden beds, cosy armchairs and original antiques. Ensuite bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries whilst the rooms don’t lack for modern amenities.

Shared spaces include a lounge that will look out over the terrace, library, dining area that serves exceptional food and fine wines. A pretty walled garden spotted with tropical trees and flowers creates a lovely place for guests to relax after gorilla trekking.

  • Located nearby the Volcanoes National Park
  • Small boutique property designed like a colonial manor
  • Just nine elegant rooms featuring cosy armchairs and hand-crafted beds
  • Track Mountain Gorillas, Golden Monkeys and other rare rainforest species
  • Mountain Gorilla trekking
  • Golden Monkey guided hikes
  • Bird-watching and nature walks
  • Mountain treks
  • Excursion to Dian Fossey Research Camp at Karisoke

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Guests can transfer by road to The Bishop’s House in Ruhengeri from Kigali, a journey of around 2.5 hours. However, it’s also possible to charter a flight to the airport at Ruhengeri.

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