what can i do at lake kivu-rwanda
Lake Kivu is Rwanda's largest lake and part of Africa's Great Rift Valley. It is divided into two fingers and is located in the western part of Rwanda near the Democratic Republic of the Congo border, covering 2700 square kilometers and surrounded by magnificent mountain peaks and rare green waters.
Lake Kivu empties its waters into the river Ruzizi and flows south of Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania. It consists of numerous islands, the largest of which is Idjwi, and Lake Kivu is the sixth largest lake in Africa with a length of 90 km and an elevation of 1460 meters above sea level.
Activities to do on Lake Kivu
Lake Kivu is good for swimming because it’s free from bilharzia, hippos, and crocodiles; this freshwater body has cool temperatures for relaxation; and the shores’ sand is so accommodating for sunbathing.
Enjoy an engine boat or the local outrigger on the clean, fresh, and rare green water while discovering a thousand hills and islands in Rwanda.
Biking and Hiking along Lake Kivu shores
Explore the cool breeze shores of Lake Kivu and uncover home to Africa with a home from home feel by hiking and biking