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KIVU LODGE

The new Kivu Lodge is now open for business. The lodge is located on a small piece of land that juts into the calm waters of the Lake Kivu in Karongi District.

The lodge boasts 20 spacious cottages, 2 of which are executive suites. It also has a restaurant, coffee bar and lounge bar. It boasts an outdoor cascading swimming pool overlooking the waters of the Lake Kivu. All the rooms offer stunning views of the Lake Kivu. They also have private balconies. The lodge is located on a private peninsula on the Lake Kivu. It is surrounded by a private coffee plantation.

Access to the lodge is off the main highway from Karongi to Kamembe. Turn right at Ngoma if driving from Karongi. Ngoma is 22 km from Karongi town and 89km from Kamembe town. The lodge is also has a standard helipad on sight. Flying time from Kigali International Airport to the lodge is 25 minutes. By private speed boat from Rubavu to the lodge is 2 hours while from Kamembe, it takes 1 hour by speed boat.

Activities:

  • Relaxation in a tranquil environment
  • Local fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Sunset cruises on the Lake Kivu and dinner/cocktail parties aboard the Iliza
  • Visits to the coffee plantations and coffee tasting
  • Visits to the tea plantations, factory and tea tasting
  • Local cultural troupe dancing (intore)
  • Visits to the local community
  • Visit the Bisesero Genocide Memorial Site
  • Hiking
  • Visits to Nyungwe Forest and the source of the River Nile.

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