A Boat Cruise on Ruhondo and Burera Plus A Cultural Tour
(Twin Lakes and Iby’iwacu Cultural Village Visit)
This amazing tour features the beautiful Twin Lakes of Ruhondo and Burera, close to the boarder of Uganda and Rwanda. These lakes were formed as a result of Volcanic activity. The twin Lakes are strategically situated near Volcanoes National Park and surrounded by the local communities. Taking a boat trip on the twin lakes awards you with sightseeing, excellent photography, birdwatching and the welcoming warm and hospitality of the local people.
Looking at the Volcanoes National Park, the inhabitants originally survived mainly through the activity of poaching. Some of these poachers have turned into conservation and cultural ambassadors who take the visitors through some of the history of Rwanda at the Iby’iwacu Cultural Site. Some of the activities in which visitors can be actively involved include native dances, traditional wedding ceremony,
Tour Highlights: Boat Cruise And Cultural Tour
- 4:30 am: Pickup from your Hotel.
- 7:00 am: Morning Breakfast and briefing
- 8:00 am: Iby’iwacu Cultural Village Visit.
- 12:00pm: Lunch
- 1:00pm: Boat Cruise on the Twin Lakes
- Evening: Transfer back to Kigali
Detailed Itinerary: Boat Cruise And Cultural Tour
At 4:30 in the morning, the driver guide will pick you up from your hotel to transfer to Musanze province for your morning activity. You will visit the Iby’iwacu cultural Village for the cultural activities at the site. Enjoy cultural traditions, Village setting, lifestyle, dances, Food, cultural dress code and the opportunity to learn the ancient skills of hunting using bows and spears, basket weaving, use of different herbal medicines among others.
You will have lunch and thereafter go for a boat trip on the Twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera, viewing several Islands with unique geographic formation features. Enjoy bird watching, photographic moments and the scenic beauty of the surrounding features. After your activity, you will drive back to Kigali or connect to your next destination which marks the end of your safari.