Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE- VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK- GORILLA SAFARI LODGE, RWANDA
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge on the edge of Volcanoes National park in Rwanda. The park is situated in Musanze district which is found on northern region of Rwanda. Volcanoes National park hosts ten habituated mountain Gorilla groups.
The lodge is located on the foothills of the Mountain Karisimbi, one of the volcanic mountains that make up the Virunga Massif. The lodge is about 10 minutes’ drive to the main entrance of the Volcanoes National Park where gorilla trekking starts every day in the morning.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is Eco-friendly lodge with 30 spacious chalets. To ensure the least disruption of the surrounding environment, the Eco-lodge was constructed with locally available material to match with nature- in other words; the aim is to preserve the natural environment of mountain Gorillas.
Every chalet comes with a sitting area with a fireplace and has a tea/coffee making machine.
The eco-lodge supports the surrounding rural community by purchasing farm-fresh produce that is served in the lodge’s restaurant.
It is indeed a luxury Lodge with better services offered by smiling waiters and waitresses. At the Lodge, there is a visitors’ bar where they can buy any of their preferred alcohol.
ACTIVITIES DONE BY VISITORS FROM MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE
Gorilla trekking, golden monkey trekking, birding, Cultural walks, Guided nature walks, community walk, Dian Fossey tomb tour, Karisimbi climbing, Karisoke climbing and Mountain Viewing among other.
BENEFITS OF MOUNTAIN GORILLA VIEW LODGE TO THE NEIGBOURING REGION
The Lodge supports the community members by buying local products and food which is served at the Lodge.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge offers employment opportunities to people around. Most of the waiters, waitresses, security guards and so on are from the nearby areas.
The Lodge pays taxes to the government hence facilitating the development of Rwanda at large.
The Lodge accommodates travelers and some of the profits are shared by the surrounding areas through services like clean water, good roads, and security among other benefits.