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A 2-days vacation safari at Lake Kivu in Rwanda offers a relaxing escape to one of the country’s most picturesque lakes. Lake Kivu is known for its stunning scenery, water-based activities, and a chance to unwind on its shores. Lake Kivu is one of the great African Great Lakes, located in the East African Rift Valley. It is situated on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Lake Kivu is known for its stunning natural beauty, unique geological features, and a range of activities and attractions. Lake Kivu is approximately 90 kilometers (56 miles) long and 50 kilometers (31 miles) wide, making it one of the largest freshwater lakes in Africa. It sits at an elevation of about 1,460 meters (4,790 feet) above sea level. The lake’s formation is linked to the geological activity of the East African Rift System, which has created the Rift Valley and its many lakes, including Lake Kivu.
This adventure tour will bring you to Lake Kivu, the largest of the many lakes that shimmer in the valleys of Rwanda. Sharing the border of Rwanda and Congo almost equally, Lake Kivu is the perfect place where travelers can relax as well as one of the best outdoor-sports-destinations and honeymoon spots in Rwanda! On these 2days of exploring Lake Kivu in Rwanda, you will enjoy yourself with the tour that will let you experience the time you need. This package combines sports with relaxation and cultural activities. Lake Kivu offers numerous water-based activities such as swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, and boat tours. Exploring the lake’s islands is a popular activity. Napoleon Island is known for its bat population, while the Peace and Amahoro Islands offer beautiful scenery. Hot springs near the lake provide a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. The lakeside towns of Gisenyi (Rubavu) and Kibuye offer opportunities to relax on sandy beaches, visit local markets, and enjoy lakeside dining. Lake Kivu offers a balance of natural beauty, outdoor activities, cultural experiences, and relaxation. Whether you’re interested in adventure, relaxation, or cultural exploration, Lake Kivu provides a unique and enchanting destination in the heart of Africa.
Please Note that this is a condensed itinerary can be customised due to the limited time frame. Lake Kivu offers additional attractions and activities, including hot springs, cultural experiences, and visits to nearby towns like Gisenyi and Kibuye. Depending on your interests, you can extend your stay to explore more of what the region has to offer. While at Lake Kivu, take advantage of the opportunity to relax, enjoy the serene environment, and savor the beautiful sunsets over the lake. The area is known for its peaceful ambiance, making it a perfect getaway for a short vacation or weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
- 4×4 safari vehicle with fuel and Driver
- Full Board Meals Plan
- Local English/French speaking Guide
- All park entry fees-Game drives and ranger
- Boat Ride Execution
- All local taxes
- Entry Visa Fees
- All Air fares
- Meals where not provided
- Alcoholic drinks
- Porter fees while trekking/hiking
- Personal Insurance
- Personal shopping bills
- Items of personal nature