Lake Kivu is the largest lake in Rwanda and part of Africa’s Great Rift Valley divided into two fingers located in the western part of Rwanda and the democratic republic of Congo border covering 2700 square kilometers encompasses by splendid mountain peaks and rare green waters.
Lake Kivu empties its waters into river Ruzizi and flows south of Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania, it consists of numerous islands with its largest being Idjwi, and Lake Kivu is the sixth largest lake in Africa with 90 km long and 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 relaxations and the shores’ sand is so accommodating for sunbathing.
Enjoy an engine boat or the local outrigger on the clean, fresh, 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