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One&Only Gorilla's Nest

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is set against the historic volcanic mountains of Volcanoes National Park, a historic rainforest home to a diverse tapestry of wildlife and home to endangered mountain gorillas. At One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, there is a perfect ecosystem that connects the resort with the local areas of Kinigi and Musanze. One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is the closest resort to Volcanoes National Park and 2-hour 30-minute scenic drive from Kigali international Airport. Or enjoy a dramatic entrance, in your own chartered helicopter with a 25-minute flight from Kigali International Airport. Luxury accommodation offering an intimate collection of 21 lodges and suites, swathed in eucalyptus and volcano views.

The Nest Restaurant is the social heart of One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, from a quiet early morning coffee to a romantic evening meal, enjoy seasonal cuisine that’s in complete harmony with the natural world. With menus that change daily making use of local produce. Follow every adventurous thought through meandering garden paths. Whether soaking in the sparkling infinity pool, sampling seasonal menus or taking time to pause in the spa; the natural surroundings spark activity.
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
One&Only Gorilla's Nest

Room Information

Forest Lodge
Spacious and luxurious bedroom with natural African inspired colors. Foor-to-ceiling glass allows for the scents and sounds of nature to flow in, opening out to a secluded open-air viewing deck.

Two-Bedroom Forest Lodge
The Two-Bedroom Forest Lodge with separate bedrooms, a king bed master room and a second convertible twin or king bedroom. A large central bathroom features a spectacular standalone bath with personal views that follow the changing colors of the natural world. The furnished outdoor viewing deck offers a space to marvel at the theatre of nature, together.

Virunga Suite
Wake up as nature intended in this light-filled suite, where floor-to-ceiling glass and open-air bathtub blend indoor and outdoor living to celebrate the views beyond. Warm interiors are brought to life through the geometric shapes and patterns of the traditional local art from Imigongo, vibrant colors and rich timbers unique to Rwanda.

Ingagi Suite
Immerse yourself completely in the wild Rwandan gardens with an extended private space facing the flora. Soak up the rare beauty as you bathe in your outdoor bathtub or shower, lounge on the spacious deck, or dine in the fresh forest air. Inside, your striking master bedroom is complemented with expansive living and dining, so you have the best of both worlds for every mood.

Silverback Suite
Enjoy both grandeur and privacy in this richly adorned master bedroom which enjoys a spectacular private bathroom, large living and dining room. A multi-level terrace unfolds offering an array of unique hubs to enjoy the forest from every angle overlooking your private pool.

Things To Do

Gorilla Tracking
The ultimate Virunga experience, once-in-a-lifetime and truly transformational. Hiking through misty bamboo forest you’ll track endangered mountain gorillas who roam in this habitat and languish in their troops. It is an encounter that will stay with you forever.

Take a Walk in Nature
Explore One&Only Gorilla’s Nest garden, teaming with flourishing eucalyptus, roses, butterflies and birds. Learn about the natural lifecycle here where every plant and tree is chosen to encourage an abundance of wildlife.

Enjoy the Secrets of Rwandan Coffee
Taste the raw flavors of Rwanda with passionate connoisseurs, hearing the origin story of sustainably grown regional coffee.

Hear the Stories of your Ancestors
A warming set-up with a bonfire, blankets, lanterns, drinks and snacks, hear the stories of the 12 Gorilla families as well as vital information on distance, interactions and safety.

Discover Gorilla’s Nest by Bike
Discover why Rwandans loves cycling so much, venturing through the forest and dramatic volcanic landscape, in this adrenaline boosting trail, featuring winding turns and gentle climbs across the resort grounds.

Run through Nature
Feel connected to the elements on this scenic trail run through steep gradients and gentle slopes for a great cardio workout.

Listen to the Rhythm of Rwanda
Feel warmed as you listen to the sounds of the drummer’s beat and the rhythms, dances, stories and poetry of the neighboring community, themed around various traditional songs and instruments. Or join a drumming circle by the fire led by a local drummer.

Immerse yourself in the Iby’Iwacu Culture
Learn about the transformative vision of founder Edwin Sabuhoro, who realized that the best way to stop wildlife poaching and hunting is to help people find alternative livelihoods to support their families. Try your hand at a range of local activities, including archery.

Wellness Treatments and Healing
Recuperate with a calming spa treatment, including treatments that star the homegrown roses and local coffee.



Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda



Available Amenities:

24 Hour Reception

Business Center


Fitness Center

In-Room Dining

Internet Access

Laundry Services

Mini Bar

On-Site Activities

On-Site Dining



Swimming Facilities

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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.