Nyungwe top hill view lodge

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After exploring the chimpanzee trails, canopy walks or birding adventures in Africa’s largest surviving montane forest, the next thing you need is a comfortable place to lay your head, unwind and enjoy a mouth-watering meal. All these and more are provided at the stunning Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge.

This spectacular standard place of lodging is nestled on the top of a Hill and boasts of unmatched all-round location views whereby several areas of the lush Nyungwe forest and several gently sloping hills are relished from its East, magnificent views of Lake Kivu as well as a range of extinct and active Volcanoes within the Virunga massif (especially Nyiragongo, Karisimbi, Nyamuragira and Mikeno) enjoyed from its northern ends, the jaw-dropping views of stunning terraces of surrounding communities provided from the west as well as the breathtaking views of the forest canopy, rolling hills, terraces of the community vast gardens and vast tea plantations from the southern side.

This 3-star Lodge is found in Nyamasheke district, in the western Province of Rwanda and a stone throw from Kamembe Airport within Rusizi district.

Accommodation and amenities in Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge

Accommodation in Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge is provided in form of cottages, which were traditionally constructed to blend into the surrounding environment as well as fusion of Rwandese aboriginal art works and contemporary interior design. They are fully furnished to provide guests with the much needed comfort in relishing the beauty of the surrounding area.

Amenities in each of the 12 cottages include en-suite bathrooms with rain showers, complimentary bottled water, private verandas for unwinding after a long day of Nyungwe Forest adventures, writing desk and chair, fire place for providing warmth to travellers, flushing toilet, in-room safe and many others. The room types here are Standard triple, standard double, standard single and Twin rooms.

Other facilities and services at Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge

The property’s main Lodge building was emboldened by the people’s traditional circular building designs, featuring a balcony, fully-stocked bar and restaurant with one thing in common-360 degree views of the surrounding environment. Also provided at this magnificent Lodge are laundry services, a gift shop with a wide range of African-style crafts and art, vast parking space for guests, free internet around the property and many others. Surprisingly, there is also a conference room hence making the Lodge a perfect Company getaway with options of having fun and still continue working. The front desk is open 24/7 and travellers are offered airport shuttle services (on request), ticketing and reservation services for other destinations in Rwanda such as Volcanoes National Park and the Lake Kivu circuit.

Activities enjoyed by guests of Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge

Staying at Nyungwe Top Hill View Lodge means you can sign-in for a number of Nyungwe adventures such as chimpanzee trekking tours, canopy walks with hope of seeing lots of primates, birds and butterfly species, bird watching tours, guided forest walks exploring any of the 13 hiking trails and interestingly helicopter tours from Kigali International Airport.

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