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Rwanda / One&Only Nyungwe House

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Within a tranquil tea plantation at the edge of a million-year-old rainforest, the One&Only Nyungwe House epitomises contemporary African flair and grants you easy access to a population of primates.

Rwandan drummers mark your arrival to Gisakura tea plantation, home to one of the country’s most prestigious establishments. A gateway to the great outdoors, this slice of luxury sits between the delightfully peaceful fields of tea leaves, and is sheltered by the moss-draped oaks and milky mountain vistas of one of Africa’s oldest rainforests. A less visited alternative to gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcano National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park is perhaps more under the radar, but definitely holds its own. Although it’s the cheeky chimpanzees that draw most people here, there are in fact 13 primate species that can easily be seen swinging and hooting through the canopies, even from your morning yoga mat. Venture into the wild for unfettered vine draped woodland, rare flowers and a staggering array of tropical birds.

One&Only have not only managed to stay true to the tea plantation roots, but have also embraced reinvention, fusing cutting-edge safari-chic with enchanting historic details. Twenty two sumptuously designed rooms and suites sit low in five wooden villas, are angled to maximise the glorious sweeping views and pamper with open fires and private terraces. What’s more, conservation runs through its very core. Contribute to the monthly nationwide initiative, Umundaga, helping local communities flourish through planting new trees, helping to build new schools and tending to animals.

 

Hotel highlights:

  • 22 rooms and suites arranged within five wooden villas
  • Learning the secrets of a working tea estate and joining the daily tea ceremony
  • Packed picnics and a different menu each day designed around the ingredients available in the kitchen garden
  • Bask in a heated infinity pool that looks out across the rainforest
  • An eco-friendly spa with signature treatments, rituals and organic Africology products
  • Private treks across the only treetop walkway in East Africa, 200ft above the forest floor

from £830pppn

Price is per person per night, based on 2 sharing on a full board basis with 2 lodge activities per person per day.

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Our pricing aims to give an indication of the price range from low to high season. Supplements may apply to peak periods such as Christmas and Easter. Prices are per person based on 2 sharing and include 3 nights’ accommodation with transfers unless stated otherwise. International flights are not included. Single supplements are available on request.

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Rawadan drummers mark your arrival to one of the most famous tea plantations in the country, Gisakura. Here, perched within a thriving million-year-old rainforest is an eco-retreat where conservation runs through its very core. Contribute to the monthly nationwide initiative ‘Umundaga’, helping local communities flourish through planting new trees, helping to build new schools and tending to animals.

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When to visit Rwanda & Uganda?

Gorilla tracking takes place year round – early booking is essential as permits are strictly limited. The climate is pleasantly tropical due to the high altitude and the temperature varies little year round. The rainier months are generally between March to May and mid September to November.

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