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Kinigi Guest House

Kinigi Guest House

Kinigi Guest House

Kinigi Guest House

Kinigi Guest House is a budget lodge located within just 1km east of the Kinigi park headquarters. It is one of the most affordable safari lodges in the Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda.



Kinigi Guest House is one of the most popular lodges in the Volcanoes National Park. Also known as “Village Touristique de Kinigi”, this budget accommodation facility is situated on the foothills of the Volcanoes National Park. The lodge is set on the rim of Sabyinyo Volcano within Kinigi Village in Musanze District. This lodge is located within about 11 kilometers from the town of Musanze (former Ruhengeri).

Kinigi Guest House is indeed a well-known accommodation option located in Rwanda, near Volcanoes National Park just down the road from the headquarters of the mountain gorilla and monkey trekking. This park is famous for its population of endangered mountain gorillas and is a popular destination for tourists interested in gorilla trekking. The drive from the lodge to the headquarters is approximately 2 minutes, making it the best base for the visitors.

With a friendly and superb staff, Kinigi Guest House serves as a convenient base for visitors exploring the park. It is a budget lodging facility offering various amenities such as comfortable rooms, dining options, and services to assist with organizing gorilla treks and other activities in the area. Keep in mind that specific details about the guest house, such as facilities, services, and prices, may change over time, so it’s always a good idea to check their official website or contact them directly for the most current information.

Apart from gorilla trekking and golden money tracking experiences, visitors can also take part in other activities like cultural visits that involves visiting the neighboring communities, bird watching and others.

Local Community Project

The guest house is owned and managed by Association de Solidarité des Femmes Rwandese (ASOFERWA) a community based organization for orphans and widows of the Rwanda Genocide.

The guest house is a project that was set to offer a profitable way that can raise funds for looking after orphans, women groups and the needy. At the lodge are beautiful crafts and art that is sold to tourists as souvenirs. The guest house is a popular option for travelers looking to budget gorilla treks in the Volcanoes National Park.

Kinigi Guest House

Rooms and Amenities at Kinigi Guest House
  • The guest house has twenty (20) rooms and can accommodate up to 40 people
  • Showers supplying running hot and cold water
  • For budget travelers, you can take use of dormitories and these can accommodate more than sixteen people. Dormitory style accommodation is appropriate for students as well as those visiting in large numbers but on limited budgets. The dormitories offer shared bathroom facilities with hot and cold water.
  • All rooms are supplied with electricity for lighting
  • On site there is a good restaurant and a chef to offer you a variety of tasty dishes. Food is available at affordable prices.
  • There is a lounge area with a fire place to keep you warm during the cold evenings.

Dining at Kinigi Guest House

There is a restaurant at the guest house and this offers a variety of scrumptious dishes. The meals for the day depend on the menu. There are also shared kitchen facilities. The meals cost between US$20 to US$30 per person.

How to get to Kinigi Guest House

From the headquarters of Volcanoes National Park you will drive eastwards for about 400 meters and then you will arrive at the guest house.

Room Prices at Kinigi Guest House

Singe Rooms: US$ 40 per night with Bed & breakfast

Double or Twin Rooms: US$ 50 per night for each individual with Bed & Breakfast

You are all welcome at Kinigi Guest house.

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