Sabyinyo Silver back Lodge

Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge is located in Musanze district close to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters excellently located for gorilla safaris in Rwanda as it’s quite near the Kinigi head offices.

Sabyinyo lodge is situated at the foothill of the Virunga ranges comprising of a wonderful view of the Volcanoes rolling hills and the surrounding countryside.

The lodge comprises of 8 cottages all having a stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes, and are well spaced offering good privacy.

The cottages are spacious comprising of a sitting room area with a fireplace, bedroom, dressing room, 24 hour electricity and a large bathroom with bath and shower with hot and cold running water.

The cottages also have a sheltered balcony where you can relax have breakfast, and read a book or marvel at the views.

Other facilities at the lodge include a library and games room in the main lodge, bar and restaurant and staff on standby to help you.


The main attraction of Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge is its proximity to the Virunga Mountains and the Volcanoes National Park where clients trek on foot to see the magnificent Mountain Gorilla.

Gorilla trekking is perhaps one of the most dramatic, thrilling and poignant wildlife experiences possible.

There are, however, plenty of other natural, cultural and social excursions on offer to help you make the most of your stay.

Room services

At Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge we offer specialized massage treatments designed to relax refresh and re-juvenile you after a hike to see the mountain Gorillas.

From the lodge we offer escorted bird watching walks, escorted walks and escorted mountain bike excursions in the local area.

Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge is located on the edge of the Volcanoes National Park and a 15 minute drive from the parks headquarters where all activities in the Park start from.

Activities on offer in the Volcanoes National Park include Gorilla trekking, treks to see the Golden Monkeys, as well as lots of treks and hikes to view the volcanoes and its hidden treasures.