2 Days Lake Kivu Safari

Take part in this 2 Days Lake Kivu Safari and get the opportunity to visit Rwanda’s largest fresh water lake in Uganda which will lead you to participate in a number of activities as you engage with nature. Among the different activities that you will get to take part in include; the coffee tour which will help you watch how coffee is harvested, picked and processed to make one of the world’s leading best coffee that you will also get to taste. You will also have the chance to participate in the boat cruise on lake Kivu which is the highlight of your safari that will make the activity quite memorable exploring the different attractions and views during your boat safari.

Highlights of your safari

Day One: Transfer to lake kivu and coffee tour

Day Two: Boat cruise and transfer back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary


Depending on your location in Kigali, you will met by our company representative/ guide to transfer you to Gisenyi, Nyamirundi Island where you will enjoy the wonderful and beautiful scenery of Lake Kivu. While at Nyamirundi Island, you will visit a Rwandan Cooperative plantation ‘Ingoboka’ that sustain many Rwandan people economically through growing full-bodied coffee sought for around the entire world. Still at Nyamirundi Island, you will take part in the picking of coffee beans to the washing station at Gashashi where coffee is washed in 20 steps, you will also take part in an open fire coffee roasting, and finally coffee tasting. You can as well ask questions about the finest coffee of Rwanda to Ingoboka Cooperative representatives that delight several people throughout the entire world. The experience of crop to cup tour is one of the highlights in Rwanda coffee plantation tour where you will taste and enjoy one of Africa’s greatest coffee found in Rwanda. after the experience head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.


 After an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will set out to travel from Gisenyi to Kibuye on a boat cruise. You will have the most relaxing time when you head to Lake Kivu to participate ideal town to relax on Lake Kivu. Enjoy the boat ride observing a number of scenic views to make the safari experience as you enjoy the cool breeze as you enjoy the boat rides.

2 Days Lake Kivu Safari
Lake Kivu

Instead of the boat cruise you can opt for the more adventurous kayaking expedition from Gisenyi to Kibuye. This will take you much longer than the boat but it is very adventurous. After the expedition you will embark on your journey back to Kigali having enroute lunch on the way and a stopover at nyanza king’s palace museum in butare to understand more about the history of Rwanda for a memorable experience as you head back to Kigali city where you will be dropped off at a location of your choice or Kigali international airport.

 Quotation Includes;       

  • Vehicle & Fuel
  • Full time English speaking driver/ guide
  • Meals as indicated
  • Park entrance fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Vehicle entrance fees
  • Bottled mineral water while on safari


  • Tips
  • All items of personal nature like tents, sleeping bags, beddings, laundry, phone calls, beer, e.t.c
  • Anything else not included in the itinerary