Bisate Gorilla Safari

Bisate Gorilla Safari

The best location for a holistic gorilla experience in Rwanda

Bisate Lodge is located in the natural amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone – the word bisate means ‘pieces’ in Kinyarwanda, describing how the cone was once whole but worn away by natural erosion.

Bisate are profound for the incredible sightings of Silver back Gorillas, there are thirteen habituated groups/families that can be tracked and observed within the Volcanoes National Park. The gorilla viewing experience is enriched for guests by the in-depth knowledge provided through evening presentations and informal chats with an on-site gorilla expert, researcher or scientist who will share his or her knowledge with guests about these charismatic creatures.

The camps vision of reforestation and rehabilitation means that each guest is invited to participate in the biodiversity conservation efforts, as well as engage and meet the local community – in addition to learning about and making a far-reaching positive impact on an iconic Critically Endangered species: the mountain gorilla.

There is a variety of onsite and offsite activities to make your stay truly remarkable, some of which include film screenings, wine tastings and guided walks. Enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and life-changing journey to this beautiful region.


  • 6 Villas
  • Main lounge, dining area with central fireplace and bar area with viewing deck.
  • En-suite with indoor shower bath tub and double basin vanity – separate toilet – fireplace – chairs – luggage rack – tea and coffee making facilities – electronic safe and mini bar.


  • Gorilla Trek
  • Golden Monkey Trek
  • Guided Hikes in Volcanoes National Park
  • Hike to Dian Fossey’s grave and research centre
  • Wine Tasting
  • Nature and Birding Walks


  • Wine cellar
  • In-villa massage treatments.
  • Complimentary WiFi in Villa


  • The climate in Rwanda is moderate as opposed to tropical
  • Upon flying into Kigali International Airport, 15 minutes drive from the city centre guest are met by a representative who will take you on a formal “meet and greet” venue in the city.
  • Guests can then decipher whether to travel by helicopter or 4×4 road transfer