Lake Kivu Travel

Lake Kivu is massive fresh water body situated on the border of Rwanda and the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). It’s one of the many lakes found along the Great Rift Valley. Lake Kivu is the largest lake in Rwanda. The absence of hippos and crocodiles in Lake Kivu makes it safe and suitable to venture a wide array of activities. The wide variety of activities you can partake on the shores of Lake Kivu including; lake kayaking, trekking, boat rides, mountain bike riding trails, picnics, snorkeling, and sport fishing.

Lake Kivu is the perfect place to relax after grueling Mountain Gorilla trekking tours in Rwanda’s Volcanoes and Nyungwe Forest National Parks respectively. There are excellent bird watching opportunities from Lake Kivu as well cultural interactions affording you the chance to learn the way of life of the local communities.

Lake Kivu is nestled in a location encompassing steep, green terraced hills along the Congolese border. Of three resort towns, Gisenyi is the only town with decent five star hotels, The Kivu Serena. You are free to explore all the three resort towns namely; Gisenyi; Kibuye and Cyangugu

Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu Highlights

  • Hiking & trekking
  • water sports
  • bird watching
  • kayaking
  • boat riding
  • White sandy beaches

Sample Lake Kivu Travel Tours

3 Days Bulera to Luhondo Lakes Tour 3 Days Bulera to Luhondo Lakes Tour

Wildlife Watching Safaris

Short trip to Bulera and Luhondo Lakes. ...

3 Days Rwanda Mountain Gorillas 3 Days Rwanda Mountain Gorillas

Wildlife Watching Safaris

This safari captures the essence of Rwanda " a visit to the mountain ...

7 Days Primate Rwanda Safari 7 Days Primate Rwanda Safari

Wildlife Watching Safaris

This safari includes both a visit to the gorillas and the Chimpanzees. ...

9 Days Highlights of Rwanda Safari 9 Days Highlights of Rwanda Safari

Wildlife Watching Safaris

09 days package including Akagera National Park ...