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Sabyinyo Silverback LodgeSabyinyo Silverback Lodge

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Age 15 and under.

Dramatic. Thrilling. Poignant. The wildlife experience of a lifetime

The lodge is only minutes away from the headquarters of the Parc National des Volcans from where clients trek on foot to see the magnificent Mountain Gorilla – perhaps one of the most dramatic, thrilling and poignant wildlife experiences possible.

The lodge, situated in the foothills of the mighty Virungas, the chain of 15,000 ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, affords wonderful views of the volcanoes and the surrounding countryside. Guest cottages and the main lodge building have been beautifully constructed and appointed and the lodge is the perfect base from which to explore this unique and fascinating corner of Africa. The lodge is built and operated by Governors’ Camp. The lodge is owned by a Community Trust, SACOLA, which uses rentals and community fees from the lodge to drive socio-economic and conservation initiatives in the communities adjacent to the National Park. Governors’ Camp Rwanda Ltd would like to thank the African Wildlife Foundation, Gaylord and Cathy Layton of Tayside Associates LLC and the Rwanda Development Board for the vital role they played in the development of Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. Governors’ Camp encourages all clients of Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge to find out more about African Wildlife Foundation at

Please note Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge will be closed from 2nd April - 17th April for maintenance work. If you are interested in booking a stay at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge please contact us for availability and rates. 


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An update from SACOLA

New projects opening and a celebration of SACOLA and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Community Projects in Rwanda.

Guest Comments

December 2011 by Rowena from South Africa

Thanks so much for the accommodation offered and excellent hospitality experienced at Sabyinyo Lodge. We really felt at home and welcome, and I thought that the lodge was gorgeous and the rooms very pleasant.