1 Days 0 Nights Mount Kabuye Hiking from USD 138


After breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Gakenke District. The hike starts early in morning and takes about 2.5 hours to reach the top and 2 hours slopping down. While hiking you will enjoy the magnificent view of the beautiful scenery and landscapes, enjoy lifestyle of local people from their villages, a visit to Mushubi primary school as a stopover before you reach the real top of the hill, panoramic view on Burera and Ruhondo lakes. BGE provides local guide. For Camping on top of Kabuye, you need to book earlier for better preparation.



  • Breakfast at the Hotel: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel, fueling up for the exciting adventure ahead.

  • Departure to Gakenke District: After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Gakenke District, where your hiking adventure will begin. Enjoy the picturesque views along the way as you journey through the Rwandan countryside.

Hiking Expedition:

  • Commence the Hike: Arrive at the starting point of your hike, and begin your ascent early in the morning. Your knowledgeable local guide from BGE (local guide provider) will accompany you throughout the journey.

  • Scenic Views and Local Villages: As you hike, marvel at the breathtaking scenery and landscapes that surround you. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the local people as you pass through their villages, witnessing their daily activities and interactions.

  • Stopover at Mushubi Primary School: Take a break during your hike to visit Mushubi Primary School, where you'll have the opportunity to interact with students and learn about the local education system. This stopover offers insight into the community's commitment to education and development.


  • Panoramic Views of Burera and Ruhondo Lakes: Continue your ascent to reach the real top of the hill, where you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the stunning Burera and Ruhondo lakes. Take in the beauty of the surrounding landscape and capture memorable photographs of the breathtaking scenery.

  • Camping Preparation: For those interested in camping on top of Kabuye, arrangements should be made in advance to ensure proper preparation. Enjoy the unique experience of spending the night under the stars, surrounded by nature's beauty.


  • Return Journey: After enjoying the scenic views and cultural experiences, begin your descent back to the starting point of the hike. Relive the memorable moments and reflect on the adventures of the day during the journey back.

  • Optional: Camping on Kabuye Hill: Those who have booked the camping experience will have the opportunity to spend the night on top of Kabuye Hill, surrounded by the tranquility of nature. Set up camp and unwind as you relax under the starlit sky, creating unforgettable memories of your Rwandan adventure.

Experience the beauty of Gakenke District through hiking, cultural encounters, and camping on top of Kabuye Hill. This full-day excursion offers a perfect blend of outdoor exploration and immersive cultural experiences, providing a memorable journey through Rwanda's picturesque landscapes and vibrant communities.


  • 1. Bottled water
  • 2. Coffee and/or Tea
  • 3. All Fees and Taxes
  • 4. Entry/Admission - Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo

  • Exclusions

  • 1. Alcoholic Beverages

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