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Volcanoes National Park

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Set right on the edge of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, where more than a third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas live in high-altitude cloud forests, Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House provide the perfect springboard for life-changing gorilla-trekking experiences.

The entire guest experience here embodies the gentle, regenerative spirit of Rwanda and provides a contemplative, nurturing space in which to appreciate the transformative, often spiritual experience of coming face to face with the gentle giants of the forest.

Singita Volcanoes National Park also forms a critical buffer zone between agricultural plots and the habitat of the gorillas that find refuge here.

Tucked between Tanzania to the east, Uganda to the north and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Rwanda is a remarkably small country nestled in a 10,169-square mile pocket of land, featuring everything from imposing mountains to shimmering lakes.

Known affectionately as “The land of a Thousand Hills” due to the endless stretches of undulating hills in its topography, this tiny country offers as many experiences too.

Apart from gorilla trekking, there is much to see and explore, including golden monkey treks, the rainforests and canopy tours of Nyungwe National Park, the emerald waters of the primordial Lake Kivu and the vibrant sophistication of the capital, Kigali.

Singita Volcanoes National Park gives guests the option to combine a visit to Rwanda with a classic safari at Singita’s private concession in the Serengeti in Tanzania. Singita Serengeti is home to six unique lodges and camps set in distinctive parts of the vast 350,000-acre private concession.

Lodges at Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park - Rwanda

Kataza House

Singita Kataza House at Volcanoes National Park has been designed for exclusive use, where guests can enjoy relaxed freedom and quality time together in this secluded sanctuary. The villa is serviced with a private chef and host, and amenities include exquisite open living spaces, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, pools, a gym and media room. Guests are also able to access all facilities of the nearby Singita Kwitonda Lodge, including its impressive onsite garden and nursery.

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Volcanoes National Park - Rwanda

Kwitonda Lodge

Singita Kwitonda Lodge sits lightly on 178 acres of breathtaking land right on the edge of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, a place of exceptional natural beauty where a third of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas live in high-altitude dense cloud forests.

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Conservation at Volcanoes National Park

Aligned with our mission to preserve Africa’s most vulnerable landscapes for future generations, Singita’s primary motivation for operating in Rwanda is to play a role in the conservation of this critically endangered species and its natural habitat.

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