Congo Nile trail experience

Day1: Arrival to Kigali airport.

Welcome to Kigali! Meet and greet with company representatives, according to your arrival time, you will be picked from airport and transfer to the hotel in Kigali, introduction and breathing of the activities with details of the trip to be started on the next day, time for check in, dinner and stay for overnight.

Day2: From Kigali to Twin Lakes Burera & Ruhondo

In the morning hours after breakfast, you will drive to Northern part of Rwanda, at side of twin Lakes (Burera and Ruhondo) for visiting this side with canoe ride and enjoying the view of 5 volcanoes, you will have lunch over there, then later drive back to Musanze for overnight and dinner.

Day 3: Visit Buhanga Eco Park

another morning after breakfast, will be a full day at Volcanoes National Park and a major. This will be a day of one of activities natural walk-in trail of Buhanga eco-Park, exploration in the magnificent Volcanoes National Park, the oldest national park in Africa! Located in the northwestern region of Rwanda and spanning into the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda, Volcanoes National Park is named after a dormant chain of volcanoes, the Virunga Massif. The park is the home of the endangered insects, and 200 species of colorful birds that live in a montane ecosystem that boasts of evergreen and bamboo forests, open grassland, swamp, and heath. With well-versed guides leading the way. from there you will be back to the hotel.

Day 4: Bisoke hiking and crater lake and drive to Gisenyi

This day early in the morning, drive to Musanze for a very quick breakfast, you will be transferred to the reception of the park, for meeting your park guide for breathing and you will leave head to the starting point where you will leave cars, and walk for hiking a mountain which is 3711m, it’s a good experience when you reach on top with nice look of crater lake and view, later you be back down transferred to your hotel for rest, overnight and supper

Day 5: Gisenyi to Kinunu

This is the first day of cycling. After a morning breakfast, set off from Gisenyi roughly 41 kilometers to kinunu. You will ride on the steepest elevation, which will take you roughly 5 to 6 hours. Dinner and overnight at

Accommodation

Kinunu guesthouse.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: Kinunu to KubuyeHave breakfast, and setoff for kibuye. This is quite

a strenuous and taxing ride through the hilly ridges, which spread over Kibuye. Expect to ride for 50 kilometers, which will last for roughly 5 to 8 hours ride. Diner and overnight at

Day 7: Kibuye to Mugonero

After a morning breakfast, get on to your bikes and set of for Mugonero which is roughly 35 kilometers from kibuye. This day is a short and less tiring since it does not include highest elevation. The ride takes you 2- 5 hours on an average speed. Dinner and overnight at

Day 8: Mugonero to Kibogora

On this day, you will ride descending to the lake kivu roughly 144o meters down after which you will ride back to 1750 meters above the sea level. The ride ascending is roughly 10 kilometers. Dinner and overnight at

Day 9: Kibogora to Kamembe

This is the last day of riding. Have breakfast and ride approximately 54 kilometers on a tamack road to kamembe. This ride is less strenuous with minor hills, which make it easy to ride through. It will take you 5 to 6 hours reaching in the early evening. Dinner and overnight at

Day10: Transfer to Kigali for drop off

Early in the morning Enjoy your breakfast and drive in Kigali to catch up with your sight-seeing Get a sense for the history as on the way back to Kigali, you will pass by king’s palace to see Rwandan history from colonial period and kingdom era, from there after lunch you will be transferred to your hotel and transfer to your hotel or airport.

You are reminded to bring a camera, rain jacket, enough drinking water and sunscreen for a memorable experience.

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