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Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu safari holiday

Lake Kivu safari holiday , Lake Kivu is simply a perfect place to visit in Rwanda, Lake Kivu is just a wind down and relax after a full day or days of Rwanda safari activity. For any tourist on a Rwanda safari you are not advised to leave Rwanda without a visit to this cooling Rwanda’s lake as you will feel relaxed and break your fatigue before you depart to your homeland.

Lake Kivu can best be visited after mountain gorilla trekking, mountain climbing, hiking, chimp trekking in Nyungwe forest national park, biking the Nile Congo trail, and all the other activities you can possibly do while on Rwanda tours, you will need a good place to chill and relax and come down from the adrenaline highs.

It is Rwanda’s very own inland beach and it doesn’t disappoint. Lake Kivu offers you sandy beaches, swimming, fishing, boating, wind-surfing, sail-boating, biking, nature-walks, cultural visits on, along or near Lake Kivu, you will not even miss the ocean beaches. Indeed Lake Kivu is worth to visit while on a Rwanda safari!

3 days tour to Lake Kivu safari holiday

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali, Kigali City tour and transfer to Goma

Upon arrival, you will be met by our guide who will take you for a Kigali City tour. You will visit the Genocide memorial site, the National museum and later transfer to Goma via Goma boarder. Dinner and overnight will be at your lodge of booking.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla tracking in Virunga National Park

After an early breakfast depart for Parc National des Virunga and on to the starting point of your gorilla tracking experience. After completing our park formalities, we embark on a once in a life time experience of tracking mountain gorillas. These massive primates are extremely rare, with less than 880 living today. You will get within meters of the family, and be privileged to spend an hour amongst them. After the gorilla tracking activity in Virunga, we cross to Rwanda. Dinner and overnight will be at your lodge of booking.

Day 3: Boat cruise on Lake Kivu and transfer to Kigali

You will, after breakfast transfer to Lake Kivu for a boat cruise. Expect to see water animals such as crocodiles and hippos as well as birds endemic to this region. You will meet the fishermen who will explain to you how they go about their trade and allow you to participate in the fishing. Later you will transfer to Kigali to catch up with your flight back home.