Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel is strategically located in Musanze district, nearer to the tracking point of mountain gorilla species in Volcanoes National Park. The conservation area is known to host mountain gorillas, gorilla beringei a subspecies of the eastern gorilla, it is home to half population of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, the lodge offers beautiful views of the backdrop of the mountainous land scape of the land of thousand hills, the vibrant town in Ruhengeri will give you an up-close distance to the national park. It was made famous din the movie gorillas in the mist and the great works of the American primatologist Dian Fossey.
Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel has got a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the midrange facility will give you opportunities to enjoy the park, and it is beautifully placed with 13 rooms deluxe rooms arranged in double or twin rooms, standard rooms, and family suites all rooms are built to represent the old Rwandan style with tiled roofs, and colonial style roofs, the hotel has got onsite gardens where they collect from fresh vegetables that are used to prepare meals at the lodge, the lounge is placed with a comfortable sitting area, the relaxing deep point of the pool has got angelic views of the overlooking mountainous region. The spa treatment at the lodge will give you the best treat while at the facility. The restaurant on site offers mouth-watering meals prepared on full course menus ranging from breakfast to dinner. Other amenities of the lodge include, unlimited teas and coffees, mini bar, room television, ensuite bathroom with a hair drier, bathrobes, flush toilets and bath tabs.
Things to do while at Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel include exclusive gorilla trekking activity, it takes place in the Volcanoes national beginning at the park headquarters, there are 10 magnificent gorilla families in the national park, they are led through by the silver backs, these live through the ecosystem without being captivated, in the past years, the forest faced a lot of threat and extinction, however a big thank you to the Rwandan government for the continued support in the gorilla protection, for example the gorilla naming ceremony as a way of awareness and contribution to the mountain gorilla species, gorilla permits go for $1500 permit, tracking is done in groups of eight per gorilla family depending on how far they have moved it takes 2 or more hours finding the primates, through the forest, on a lucky day, it is possible to meet some of the forest creatures besides gorillas.
Golden monkey tracking is one popular activity in the national park, it begins at the park headquarters just like the gorillas, these live within the bamboo forested areas of the national park, they are so distinctive compared to other species, their golden brown color is angelic, their long tails are lovely to experience, the forest is a haven of birds, over 300 birds have been recorded in the national park to date, the Dian Fossey hike experience is to introduce you to the history of the great American primatologist.