Kinigi Guest House, Budget Accommodation near Volcanoes National Park

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Kinigi Guest House is a budget accommodation facility located 500 meters from the head quarters of Volcanoes National Park. The park head quarters is the converging point for all visitors, for payment, briefing & assignment of guides before transferring to park for any activity. The location of Kinigi Guest House thus favors convenience & easy access to the park.


  • 11 rooms with 2 beds which are joined to form a double/single when need arises. An extra bed can be added to make a triple. All rooms are self contained with shower and water closet.double bed kinigi guest house
  • 4 dormitories, each accommodating 4. Dormitories are non-self contained with the shower & toilet situated outside.
  • Beautiful camping grounds
  • 1 suite that accommodates 4 people, and is equipped with fire place, 2 bathrooms (one a bath tab, another shower). It is ideal for family
  • All room types have hot showers
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  • All rooms are equipped with a wardrobe to store clothing and bags

Facilities & Services

  • A lounge with a fireplace & television
  • Restaurant serving local and some international delicacies
  • Bar with local beer brands and some foreign liquor (wines, spirits)
  • Terrace overlooking the lush highlands and volcanoes. A wonderful place to relax and savor the magnificent landscape!
  • Craft/Gift shop
  • Laundry at a small fee

Activities and Access

  • Community walk to the Pygmy – 300 meters – walk lasts 6 hours
  • Musanze caves – 10km
  • Gorilla trekking – 40mins, farthest group is Suse Group (1 & 1/2hours drive)
  • Golden Monkeys – 45 to 50 minutes in mountain Sabinyo
  • Mountain Hiking – Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhavura and Gahinga are all available for hiking. Bisoke is the most popular!
  • Nature walk into Volcanoes National Park
  • Ngezi lake tour – this is a short hike on Mount Bisoke
  • Diana Foessy Grave -
  • Bird Watching


  • 15km from Ruhengeri
  • Near Kinigi Park Head Quarter
  • 500m from the head quarter
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