Congo Nile Trail

Duration:
2 - 4 days
Transport:
Hike or bike
Tour Type:
Hiking, biking or e-bike
Group size:
Max 8 people
Location:

Starting at 144$ pp

Hike/bike at lake Kivu

Stay in guesthouses

English/French guide

Clear

Description

Hiking

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 road. Accommodation, food (except lunch), bike 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

Biking

Bike from Gisenyi to Kibuye (or the other way around) via the Congo Nile Trail. A breathtaking ride along Lake Kivu. Stay 2 nights in guesthouses along the road. Accommodation, food (except lunch), bike and guide included

Day 1

After an early morning breakfast your local guide will meet you at your hotel (We recommend Inzu lodge) . After having a briefing on the Congo Nile trail, you will start your ride to KINUNU BASE CAMP. Along the trail you will enjoy magnificent views of Lake Kivu, beautiful landscapes and agriculture activities of local people from their villages. The tour will take about 8hours. On your arrival to Kinunu, you will check-in and enjoy your afternoon at leisure.

Day 2

After breakfast at 7:00a.m, you will ride for about 8 hours to Bumba. On this trail, you will continue enjoying the beauty of Rwanda through its rolling hills while taking pictures on your adventure to Congo Nile Trail, you will have your packed lunch enroute and after you will continue enjoying the ride to Bumba base Camp.

Day 3

After a morning breakfast by 07:00a.m you will continue your ride heading to Karongi, on this day you will ride through huge plantations of bananas, this tour will take about 5hours and on your arrival at Karongi you will check in at Home St Jean, have your lunch and recover from your trip.

Includes in package

  • A Guide
  • Accommodations 
  • Meals (lunch excluded)
  • Service of an English-speaking professional guide.
  • All Taxes

 

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