Singita Kwitonda Lodge Opens In Rwanda

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August 5, 2019
Singita Kwitonda Lodge Opens In Rwanda

Rwanda tourism and hospitality industry are celebrating the opening of a new luxurious lodge offering first-class food and sleeping services for visitors visiting Volcanoes National park. Located in Kinigi sector Musanze district northwestern province, Singita Kwitonda Lodge is one of Rwanda’s most luxurious hotels. The lodge is set to offer first-class services to travelers trekking mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park. Singita lodge is owned by Luke Bailes who visit Rwanda in 2011 to trek gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National park. The construction and opening of the Singita lodge is an achievement for Rwanda that will grow Rwanda’s tourism brand. Singita Kwitonda lodge joins other luxury gorilla trekking lodges in Rwanda such as Bisate Lodge, One and Only Nyungwe House among others. Forest trees, ferns, mountain bamboo, and giant lobelias make a beautiful backdrop of Singita Lodge. Also, all materials used to construct the lodge are locally made with nothing imported. The materials used include volcanic rock, river stone, oven red clay bricks, and hand made ceramic tiles. All these were made by local people in the nearby communities earning them income to improve their standards of living and livelihood. The strategic location of the lodge overlooks Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura volcanoes.

More so, the lodge’s architecture made up of organic cabin-like structures, light verandas, green roof, and stonewall makes Singita lodge exceptional. The entire interior of Singita lodge was designed with handcrafted details such as woven panels, tiles, and clay feature pots. A network of volcanic rock pathways connects you from the main lodge to the private and self-contained bedroom.

Features of the lodge
Singita Kwitonda Lodge comprises of lounges, outdoor fire pit, self-service bar deli, interactive kitchen, and dining areas.

Singita Kwitonda Lodge

Dining at Singita Kwitonda Lodge – Volcanoes National park

All bedrooms at Singita Kwitonda lodge are private and self-contained. The Singita Private Villa (Singita Katza House) comprises of 4 bedrooms made up of 1 master bedroom, 1 junior master suite, and 2 suites. The house accommodates 8 people maximum. All rooms are self-contained and with a private balcony overlooking the Virunga Volcanoes. Singita lodge is designed in the form of an African home for visitors to spend free and private life.

Other features the loge
Singita kwitonda lodge also features a heated pool, a massage room, gym, indoor fireplace, outdoor fireplace, dining areas, a cinema room, wine room, gear room, 2 bedroom staff residence.

Singita Lodge

Entrance to Singita Lodge

The master bedroom has its own private heated pool and so is the main lounge. Interestingly, all rooms offer visitors with an intimate engagement with the beautiful landscapes ensuring a sense of solitude within nature. Also, kataza house has its own house staff, chef and house manager. Visitors at Kataza house are free to make use of any additional services such as relaxing, dining ad entertainment at Singita Kwitonda Lodge. In other words, the two work together and are owned by one person.

How much is a night stay at Singita Kwitonda Lodge?
The cost of the exclusive services at Singita Kwitonda lodge rangers from $1750 to $8000 per night depending on the choice and budget of a client. The costs include food, sleeping and other in-room services at all times of the day and night. President Kagame was so much happy during the official opening of Singita Kwitonda Lodge. Kagame confessed that the standards of Singita Lodge are higher-end than the end. In other words, Singita lodge standards exceeded his expectation s of how it looked like.

H.E Paul Kagame the president of Rwanda officially opened the lodge. Kagame further appreciated the Paul Tudor Jones for his love, investment, conservation and development in Rwanda and the whole of Africa. With this new luxury lodge, Rwanda expects to receive more visitors and investors to explore and enjoy Rwanda’s unique attractions especially mountain gorillas and golden monkeys in Volcanoes National park

Travelers to Rwanda to trek mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National park are assured of excellent food and sleeping services at Singita Kwitonda Lodge. Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza house join other Singita lodges in South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

To book a night stay at Singita Kwitonda Lodge or book a gorilla safari to Volcanoes national park, click here