Congo Nile Trail

4 Days
No transport included
Tour Type:
Group size:
Max 8

Starting at 85$ pp

4 days Lake Kivu hike

Guesthouses and food inc.

with excellent guide



Hike from Gisenyi to Kibuye (or the other way around) via the Congo Nile Trail. A breathtaking hike along Lake Kivu. Stay 3 nights in guesthouses along the rood. All food, accomodation and guide included.


Day 1

Our Guide will meet you at your Hotel (recommended: Home Saint Jean) at 7:00 am and walk for ten minutes to Karongi Bus park take the bus to Rubengera center (included in the package) and start your adventure on Congo Nile Trail heading to Bumba base camp. This hike will take about 5 hours. On the trail you will be enjoying agricultural activities, beautiful landscapes and scenery around Lake Kivu.

Day 2

After breakfast at 7:00 a.m, you will walk for about 9 hours to Kinunu. On this hiking, you will continue enjoying the beauty of Rwanda through its rolling hills while taking pictures on your adventure of the Congo Nile Trail. You will have your packed lunch during the route and afterwards you will continue enjoying the hike to Kinunu base Camp.

Day 3

At 07:00a.m afterbreakfast you resume your hike heading to Cyimbiri . This hike will take about 5 hours and this hike will be easier compared to the previous one as it will be more flat. Along the trail you will enjoy the beautiful rolling hills in this area while enjoying the islands of lake Kivu. On your arrival to Kinunu guest house you will have lunch and relax the whole afternoon

Day 4

After breakfast at 08:00 am, you will take a moto bike from Kivumu Center (around 10a.m.) of (+-2 euro pp not included in the package) to the main road. There you can take a bus to either Gisenyi or Kigali.
The guide will give instructions the night before of the process to get there and arrange a moto taxi to bus if required.

Includes in package

  • A Guide
  • Accomodation (3 nights)
  • Meals for the hiking days (day 1, day 2 and day 3)
  • Breakfast on day 4
  • Service of an English-speaking professional guide.
  • Bottled water whilst on the hike
  • All Taxes


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