Kinigi Guest House, Rwanda
The Guest House locally known as “Village Touristique de Kinigi” is situated in Eastern North of Rwanda, in Kinigi district, only 11 Km from Ruhengeri City. It is the comfy gateway to the majestic beauty of the Virunga volcanic mountain range, the natural habitat of the rare mountain gorillas. It is constructed at the bottom of Sabyinyo volcanic mountain with an altitude of 4,480 m above the sea level.
The Guest House accommodates over 40 visitors and all rooms have electricity and warm water. For more discerning Guests, there are four VIP suites and an ideal hall with 400-seat capacity, for conferences, seminars, weddings and other social functions. Whoever wants to see wonderful gardens and enchanted areas, can always visit Kinigi Guest House in Rwanda.
Kinigu Guest House was set to benefit the entire community and part of the profits from the Guest House is taken for community development in terms of social service like roads, wells, schools, hospitals among others. Kinigi local community members are employed at Kinigi guest house, food and other items are sourced from the local Kinigi community.
Kinigi Guest House is a comfortable base to the panoramic commanding beauty of the volcanic mountain ranges of Virunga, the natural habitat of the rare mountain gorillas. It is situated at the bottom of Sabyinyo volcanic mountain. Kinigi Guesthouse is ideally situated within very few minutes from the ORTPN head office, about 10minutes away from Ruhengeri.
The proximity and ideal location of Kinigi Guest House make the early morning gorilla trekking departures from the office much more convenient. Kinigi Guest house is well maintained and the Virunga Mountains and volcanoes provide breathtaking magnificent views on a clear day. The social responsibility concept behind Kinigi Guesthouse is investment in the local community and provision of responsible tourism accommodation.
Kinigi Guest House is a pocket friendly lodge with single rooms at US$ 60.00, a double room at US$ 70.00 and the VIP room US$ 85.00. The rooms are spacious and furnished with hot showers, ensuite bathrooms and mosquito nets for the guests. The guesthouse offers guests four shared dormitories-popularly known as "dorms" (each with 4 beds) at $20.00 US. Guests have access to shared bathrooms and hot water showers in the building next-door.