A two-day journey to Lake Kivu in the African Rift Valley


Lake Kivu

Kingfisher Journeys

Combine canoeing in the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes with a trip to Lake Kivu for the best two-day adventure in Rwanda.


Starting with the canoe trip into the peaceful heart of the Rwandan countryside you’ll be surrounded by the lush green hills for which Rwanda is so famous whilst you soak up impressive views, watch abundant birds in the bushes, look out for the otters, meet friendly communities and find just a little excitement on the water.


Continue on to Lake Kivu where, after a cold drink at the bar overlooking Lake Kivu you’ll begin your sunset kayaking trip whilst the local fishermen set out for the night. Singing as they go, this is a magical experience unlike any other in Rwanda…Overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or Kivu Lodge and then in the morning you’ll set off again by kayak to explore the stunning coastline and islands of this beautiful lake.


Your qualified leaders will explain the places and sights, bringing the experience to life. Full equipment provided; no experience is needed.




Day 1: 07:30 – 08:00 Kigali pickup from your hotel

10:30 Enjoy some of the best coffee in Rwanda

11:00   Briefing and start of the canoe trip

14:30   Transfer to Gisenyi

16:30   Sunset kayaking trip

18:00   Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

Day 2: 07:00   Pickup


07:30   Morning kayaking trip

11:00   Return for a cold drink

12:30   Lunch

16:00 (approx.) Arrive back at your hotel in Kigali.



Prices per person:










5 or more


Prices based on double or two occupancy Single supplement: $60


Inclusive of:


       Return transport from Kigali


       Mukungwa River Canoe Trip

       Sunset and morning Kayaking trips on Lake Kivu


       All meals and soft drinks

       Water and all drinks


+25250 788 318 759

Company Name: Kingfisher Journeys