Mikeno Lodge

About Mikeno Lodge

Mikeno Lodge is nestled within the lush Mahura Forest at the Park headquarters in Rumangabo and is prime position for spectacular views across the beautiful Albertine rift.

Accommodation Details

Mikeno Lodge is sprawling with wildlife and guests can enjoy seeing many species of endemic birds, blue and colobus monkeys, olive baboons and if one is lucky, the elusive bushbuck. The morning chorus of birds and eastern chimpanzees can be enjoyed from your cosy bungalow while sipping locally sourced coffee or tea on your terrace.

The main lodge area features a full restaurant and bar service as well as a large circular fireplace where guests frequently gather in the evening for a sundowner and to share stories from their day. Each large, private bungalow is equipped with a fireplace, seating area, soaking tub, natural stone shower and flush toilets.


– 12 beautiful bungalows: 6 twin rooms and 6 double rooms
– 24/7 electricity powered by the [Virunga Energy hydroelectric facility in Matebe](https://virunga.org/alliance)
– All bungalows as well as the main area are equipped with EU two round pin power outlets


– Visit the mountain gorilla orphans at the Senkwekwe Center
– Visit the Congohounds at the canine unit
– Wildlife walk on the trails of Mahura Forest, perfect for bird watching and admiring the resident blue and colobus monkeys


Nestled in the forest, the climate in Rumangabo is fair. During the day the temperature averages 70 degrees F/17 degrees C to 80 degrees F/26 degrees C but during the cold season (July and August) the temperature can drop by 10 degrees.