2 Days Lake Kivu Leisure Tour

Lake Kivu is an ideal spot for Leisure travelers yearning for secluded retreat in Rwanda and with our 2 Days Lake Kivu Leisure Tour, you are guaranteed of endless opportunities of unwinding. Lake Kivu is one of the African great Lakes and sits within the western side of Rwanda, bordering the Democratic republic of Congo. Surrounded by spectacular mountains, this stunning Lake is characterized by deep emerald green waters and extends for over 2700 square kilometers.

Lake Kivu is so far the largest Lake in Rwanda, on top of being the sixth largest in the African Continent. Some of the leisure activities here are biking/or cycling along its serene shores, kayaking, boat rides, visits to the coffee Island, swimming and hiking especially along the Congo Nile Trail.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from any location in Kigali to Lake Kivu area

Your safari guide will meet and pick you up from Kigali International Airport or any other location within Kigali City for a transfer to the Lake Kivu area. On arrival, you will immediately have Lunch and undertake a boat ride (from Gisenyi area) to the spectacular Nyamirundi Island (or Coffee Island), one of the best relaxation spots within the Lake.

This Island offers visitors with the cup to cup coffee education experience in addition to breathtaking views of the active Nyiragongo Volcano (in the Democratic Republic of Congo).

Be welcomed by the lush coffee plantations and go through the entire coffee creation process-from planting, pruning, picking coffee beans and processing. After this process, you will get a chance to be served a cup of hot coffee as a way of ending the tour. Retreat from the interesting cup to cup coffee experience and get back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Watching sunset and dinner on the shores of Lake Kivu is one of the unforgettable moments of this short leisure tour.

Day 2: Leisure at Lake Kivu and return to Kigali City

Wake up early to a cup of coffee (from the Nyamirundi Island) or tea (from the tea estates on terraced hills of Rwanda) and start off the second day by undertaking thrilling water sports. You can choose the kayaking adventure through the calm and crocodile-free waters of the Lake, swimming or sunbathing around the white-sandy beaches.

In the afternoon have Lunch and undertake a short tour of Kibuye and Gisenyi Towns by visiting the Museum of Environment among other wonderful tourist sites. Drive back to Kigali City for a drop-off at the booked Hotel or Kigali International Airport for departure flight.

End of the 2 days Lake Kivu Leisure Tour.

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