As you pass along the Southern province to reach the central part of the Western province, you will enjoy the revitalising views and landscapes of the Country of a Thousand Hills. Enjoy waterside lunch before heading back to Kigali via the Northern province’s Musanze town.
What to wear:
Shoes: Comfortable, covered walking shoes
A hat for sun and other weather protection
A sweater or jacket (comfortable clothing helping to enjoy the experience)
A rain coat in case it may rain
Last saturdays of a month: Umuganda community work nationwide. Expect some stops along the way.
Not wheelchair accessible
06h30: Pick-up and leave Kigali by a Countryside Tours guide to drive 4 hours approx.
10h30-13h00: Reaching Kibuye, a boat will take you for a water trip to Napoleon island, Monkey and Peace islands in Kivu lake. While in the waters of Kivu lake, you will disembark the boat at Napoleon island and have a hike of the island to appreciate its beautiful views during the hike and at the summit.
13h00-15h00: Back from the boat trip, enjoy a waterside lunch before heading back to Kigali.
Head back to Kigali via Kibuye-Gisenyi road
Along the way in Musanze: Stop-over at Migano Cafe for leg stretching, using the washrooms before proceeding to Kigali.
Arrival in Kigali city late in the evening.