Rwanda’s Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House


Singita Kwitonda Lodge is set right on the edge of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, where more than a third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas find refuge, Singita Kwitonda Lodge’s unrivalled position puts life changing gorilla trekking experiences within easy reach. Each of the eight luxurious suites features a private heated plunge pool, wellness treatment area, in- and outdoor fireplaces and large timber-framed windows that welcome breathtaking scenery and volcano views inside.

The lodge includes elements such as woven ceilings and hand-fired terracotta brickwork crafted by local artisans, while a dedicated Conservation Room, Gear Room and on-site nursery and vegetable garden which provides fresh produce for Kwitonda’s farm-to-table food journey further enhances the experience. Offering guests, a nurturing space within which to contemplate their encounters with the remarkable “gentle giants of the forest”, the lodge envelopes them in a sanctuary of warmth, stillness & solitude.

After carefully assessing every risk and tailoring preventative measures that ensure the health and safety of all Guests and Staff, Singita is ready to welcome you back at the lodges & camps.

The health of our Guests and Staff is our priority and Singita’s well-informed measures address all concerns travelers may have surrounding COVID-19. In line with the latest recommendations from leading authorities like the World Health Organization, our protocols ensure safe environments at our lodges and camps. Our unique Guest experience has been the bedrock of a stay at Singita since our inception, and has always included the utmost privacy and exclusivity. It forms a seamless part of our new operational procedures which safeguards your peace of mind at every turn.

Kataza house

Built in response to its unique natural setting.

Singita Kataza House’s two heated plunge pools, in- and outdoor fireplaces and large timber-framed windows continuously welcome the breathtaking scenery inside, ensuring a guest experience unlike any other. Set right on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, it puts gorilla-trekking experiences within easy reach and the villa’s four luxurious suites provide comfortable, reflective and nurturing spaces in which to appreciate the transformative experience of coming face to face with the gentle giants of the forest.

With features like a fully-equipped fitness centre, a two-bedroom staff residence, a cinema and a wine cellar, this modern African home caters intuitively for guests’ every need, and the massage treatment room, interactive kitchen and convivial fire pit making for magical fireside evenings ensure complete comfort. The onsite Akarabo Garden’s abundant fresh produce add to the appeal, culminating in a nourishing farm-to-table food journey that celebrates the fresh flavours of this warm and welcoming country.

Kataza House offers a journey of discovery that ultimately provides inner restoration and a much-needed sense of calm.


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