July 2017 trip report

Claire writes: Thanks for your great guidebooks - always my first stop when planning a trip. I have just returned from Rwanda and had such a wonderful time. I thought you might be interested in a couple of updates:   Butare/Huye  The Shalom Guesthouse in Butare/Huye - although there is a section of the guesthouse … Continue reading July 2017 trip report


Comprehensive Congo-Nile Trail Trip report

Sam Waldock writes:   We hiked the Northern stretch of the Congo Nile Trail in March 2016 and the Southern Stretch in October 2014. We found it almost impossible to book guesthouses in advance as they don’t have an internet presence, so we wanted to share some hotel reviews and contact details for your readers … Continue reading Comprehensive Congo-Nile Trail Trip report

News from Rwandan Adventures & Congo-Nile Hiking Trail

Tom Tofield of Rwanda Adventures writes: We have now opened a second branch of Rwandan Adventures in Karongi/Kibuye (tel: +250 (0)78 657 1414), based near Hotel Golf and the Bralirwa depot. It offers the following services: self-guided bicycle tours, guided bicycle tours, guided walking tours & guided boat tours. An important practical implication of opening it is that … Continue reading News from Rwandan Adventures & Congo-Nile Hiking Trail