1 Days 0 Nights Kayaking on Twin lakes Burera and Ruhondo in Rwanda from USD 104


The twin lakes; Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo are a must see.The mystery, which also makes it magical, is how a lake flows into another lake. As it happens, Lake Burera is almost 150 meters higher than Lake Ruhondo.Going around the lakes is quite a journey and to be able to see both lakes, especially the part where one lake flows into another requires an aerial view. These Magnificent twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo and its Swamp Rugezi are the excellent photogenic, serene and scenic places for Bird watching activity. Moreover, Rugezi swamp is one of the most seven important birding areas IBAs) in Rwanda. Their deep blue water surrounded by steep hills and tall waterfall with the outlines of the nearby virunga (volcanoes) provide a spectacular backdrop. A canoe boat or Boat trip can be taken along the waters of the twin lakes of Bulera and Ruhondo for sightseeing



  • Introduction and Departure: Begin your day with a warm welcome from our experienced guides, who will introduce you to the enchanting beauty of the twin lakes, Burera and Ruhondo. After a brief orientation, embark on a journey to discover the mysteries and wonders of these captivating natural wonders.

  • Scenic Drive to Twin Lakes: Enjoy a leisurely drive through picturesque landscapes as you make your way to the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. Admire the breathtaking views of lush green hillsides and towering volcanoes that provide a stunning backdrop to the lakes.


  • Exploration of Twin Lakes: Arrive at the shores of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, where you'll be greeted by the serene beauty of these magnificent bodies of water. Marvel at the deep blue hues of the lakes, surrounded by steep hillsides and cascading waterfalls. Take a moment to soak in the tranquility and splendor of nature.

  • Bird Watching in Rugezi Swamp: Venture into the Rugezi Swamp, a haven for bird enthusiasts and home to a diverse array of avian species. Keep your binoculars handy as you explore this important birding area, known for its rich biodiversity and stunning natural scenery. Spot colorful birds in their natural habitat and listen to the melodic songs of native species.


  • Canoe Boat Trip: Experience the twin lakes from a different perspective with a scenic canoe boat trip along the tranquil waters of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo. Glide across the shimmering surface of the lakes, taking in panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and the majestic Virunga volcanoes in the distance. Marvel at the seamless transition where one lake flows into another, creating a truly magical sight.

  • Lakeside Lunch: Enjoy a delicious lakeside lunch, featuring fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Relish the flavors of traditional Rwandan cuisine while taking in the serene ambiance of the lakeshores.


  • Reflection and Departure: As the day comes to a close, take a moment to reflect on the beauty and serenity of the twin lakes and the unforgettable experiences shared with fellow travelers. Bid farewell to this enchanting destination, carrying with you cherished memories of your exploration of the twin lakes and Rugezi Swamp.


  • 1. Bottled water
  • 2. Lunch

  • Exclusions

  • 1. Private transportation
  • 2. Entry/Admission - Ruhengeri

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