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Lake Kivu is an awesome place to relax and regroup yourself after some busy days. It's a happy place. Paradis Lodge is a great place with individual chalets. Food in restaurant is good. We also enjoyed the cultural dancers that entertained us during the evening.
I visited lake Kivu with a friend in February. It was an incredibly tranquil spot. We stayed on the waters edge in a charming hotel, Malahide, were the staff were friendly. We went on a day long kayak trip and went to the hot springs,...More
We were lucky that our guesthouse contacted Claude to take us on a beautiful boat ride around the islands of Lake Kivu. The next day he took us on a little walking tour around the town of Kibuye. It was interesting to see how the...More
If you're looking for a place to get away from Kigali and enjoy some relative peace and quiet, I highly recommend spending a few days and nights near Lake Kivu. You can stay in Gisenyi or Kabuye, at any number of guesthouses, hotels, and a...More
We spent a wonderful afternoon boating around the lake, stopping to see monkeys, bats, gardens and also had a short walk to the top of the bat island for an excellent 365 degree view.
Our guide was a nice local man called Claude. He not...More
I boat ride out to the islands of Lake Kivu is a must do if your in Kabuye. We were able to feed the monkeys on one island, see the bats on another and check out amazing views across the lake. We saw otters and...More
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Take the public bus from Kigali. Buses are excellent. Several different companies. I used Capital express I think. About 3 dollars for a ticket. 3 hour ride from Kigali to Kibuye. Roads are safe, drivers are safe. Timetables... More
Take the public bus from Kigali. Buses are excellent. Several different companies. I used Capital express I think. About 3 dollars for a ticket. 3 hour ride from Kigali to Kibuye. Roads are safe, drivers are safe. Timetables are adhered to. Very different to the Kenyan bus system that I use. Recommended.