Bisate lodge

Rwanda, Africa

Philosophy & sustainability

Bisate’s vision of reforestation and rehabilitation means that each guest contributes to bio-diversity conservation and local community upliftment – making a far-reaching positive impact on an iconic endangered species: the mountain gorilla.


Bisate is Rwanda’s first genuinely luxurious and eco-sensitive safari lodge, centred on Africa’s most immersive wild primate experience.

Bisate Lodge, adjacent to Volcanoes National Park, combines the bucket-list gorilla trek with a pioneering vision of reforestation and community partnership.


Six opulent en-suite Forest Villas maximise comfort and views while adhering to environmentally responsible principles and reflecting the rich culture of rural Rwanda. Bisate is within easy driving distance of the Park Headquarters, from where gorilla treks depart daily. Walks on Bisate’s property offer birding and participation in the reforestation programme.


Volcanoes National Park itself supports in excess of 70 mammal species in its various alpine and sub-alpine habitats. Of these, the mountain gorilla is the most well-known, but the bamboo forests are a critical habitat for another equally range-restricted and endangered primate, the golden monkey.