1 Days 0 Nights Custom 1 Day Lake Kivu Tour in Rwanda from USD 259


Overview: Get ready for an exciting adventure as we take you on a personalized one-day tour to explore the hidden gems of Gisenyi, nestled along the stunning shores of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. This tour is designed to give you a taste of the best that Gisenyi has to offer, with a mix of thrilling activities, cultural immersions, and relaxation by the tranquil lake.

Tour Highlights:

  • Gisenyi Beach: Splash and Chill Dive into the sparkling waters of Gisenyi Beach, where fun and relaxation await! Grab your swimwear and bask in the sun as you enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear lake. Build sandcastles, play beach volleyball, or simply kick back on the sandy shores with a tropical drink in hand. The breathtaking views of the lake and distant volcanoes create the perfect backdrop for an Instagram-worthy beach day!

  • Coffee Plantations: Sip Your Way to Happiness Calling all coffee lovers! Embark on a unique journey through fragrant coffee plantations. Roll up your sleeves and participate in the coffee-making process, from picking the ripe cherries to roasting and grinding the beans. Sip on freshly brewed Rwandan coffee as the rich aroma fills the air. Learn fascinating coffee trivia and discover the secrets behind Rwanda's renowned coffee industry.

  • Hot Springs: Soak in Nature's Spa Prepare to be pampered by Mother Nature herself! Visit the rejuvenating Gisenyi hot springs and immerse yourself in the soothing mineral-rich waters. Feel your stress melt away as you relax in this natural spa oasis. The therapeutic properties of the hot springs will leave you feeling revitalized and ready for more adventures.

  • Cultural Village Tour: Connect with Local Traditions Experience the warmth of Rwandan hospitality with a cultural village tour. Meet the friendly locals and witness age-old traditions. Dance to the rhythm of traditional music, marvel at vibrant artistry, and try your hand at local crafts. Interact with the community and gain a deeper understanding of their unique way of life. Don't forget to capture heartwarming moments with the locals!

  • Lunch on the Lakeshore: A Gastronomic Delight Indulge your taste buds with a mouthwatering lunch at a lakeside restaurant. Savor the flavors of authentic Rwandan cuisine while savoring stunning lakeside views. From savory brochettes to delectable plantain dishes, your taste buds are in for a treat!

  • Boat Ride on Lake Kivu: Serenity on the Water Hop aboard a boat and set sail on the calm waters of Lake Kivu. Revel in the peaceful ambiance and breathtaking vistas as you cruise along the shoreline. Capture picture-perfect moments with the shimmering lake and verdant landscapes as your backdrop. This boat ride promises a blissful experience you'll cherish forever.

Conclusion: Our personalized 1 Day Lake Kivu tour in Gisenyi guarantees an unforgettable day filled with fun, adventure, and cultural encounters. Dive into the azure waters of Gisenyi Beach, sip coffee straight from the plantations, unwind in the healing hot springs, connect with local traditions, feast on delectable Rwandan cuisine, and sail along the serene Lake Kivu. Come join us for a day of pure bliss and unforgettable memories in the heart of Rwanda's lakeside paradise!


Early Morning:

  • 5:00 AM: Your exciting day begins as your energetic tour guide picks you up from your hotel or Kigali International Airport.
  • 5:15 AM: Depart from Kigali, embarking on an early morning drive to Gisenyi, Rwanda's lakeside gem.

Sunrise Activities:

  • 7:30 AM: Arrive in Gisenyi just in time for a magical sunrise at Gisenyi Beach. Witness the sun casting its golden glow over Lake Kivu, creating a breathtaking panorama.

Morning Exploration:

  • 8:30 AM: Head to the nearby coffee plantations for a delightful coffee tour. Engage in coffee cherry picking, roasting, and brewing, and savor the freshly brewed coffee with awe-inspiring views.

Brunch by the Lakeside:

  • 10:00 AM: Enjoy a scrumptious lakeside brunch at a charming restaurant, indulging in the flavors of Rwandan cuisine.

Relax and Rejuvenate:

  • 11:00 AM: Visit the Gisenyi hot springs to unwind and soak in the healing waters, surrounded by nature's tranquility.

Cultural Immersion:

  • 12:30 PM: Immerse yourself in Rwandan culture during a village tour. Engage with locals, learn traditional dances, and witness the artistry of local craftspeople.

Lake Cruise and Sunset:

  • 2:00 PM: Embark on a serene boat ride, cruising along the captivating Lake Kivu. Capture the beauty of the sunset as it paints the sky with vibrant colors.

Evening Return:

  • 5:00 PM: Bid farewell to the picturesque Gisenyi and start your journey back to Kigali.
  • 7:30 PM: Arrive back in Kigali, where your tour guide will drop you off at your hotel or Kigali International Airport, concluding a remarkable day of adventure and exploration in Gisenyi's lakeside paradise, leaving you with cherished memories of the sunrise over Lake Kivu.


  • 1. Boat Ride
  • 2. Hot spring water
  • 3. Meals ( Lunch and Bottled Water )
  • 4. Private Transportation
  • 5. Transfers from Kigali to Gisenyi
  • 6. Rubavu city tour

  • Exclusions

  • 1. Hotels
  • 2. Visa Fees
  • 3. Flight ticket
  • 4. Laundry services can be arranged at a fee

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