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
Vincent writes: Rubavu La Corniche in Rubavu has recently been extended and renovated, giving it more rooms than the four you mention. Congo - Nile trail The hike is great, but the walking time mentioned in the description seems overestimated for any reasonably fit hikers. There are decent guesthouses in Cyimbiri, Kinunu and Bumba. Musasa … Continue reading Jan 2015 trip report
Kevin Sullivan writes: I have just returned after a couple of rewarding weeks in Rwanda. A few updates for you to note. If you wish to visit Remera Heroes’ Cemetery(pg.114) in Kigali you will need a permit from some government office to do so. You will be turned away at the gate if you show up … Continue reading Aug 2014 trip report
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
Gera writes: Recommended guide for excursions around Kibuye and Congo Nile trail In December 2012 and January 2013 we were on holiday in Rwanda. In Kibuye, we were looking for more information or a guide for the trail to go from Kibuye to Gisenyi on feet. We had heard about the ‘Congo-Nile trail’ but were … Continue reading Congo Nile Trail & Lake Ruhondo
I haver the following message from Tom Tofield of Rwanda Adventures: I thought that it was time to give you a small update on our activities in Rwanda. In conjunction with the RDB Tourism, we are soon to officially launch the following two tourism products: 1 Congo-Nil Trail - by bike or by foot between Gisenyi … Continue reading Rwanda Adventures update
This ten-day hiking trail, running for 227km along Lake Kivu between Gisenyi (Rubavu) and Cyangugu (Kamembe), and doable by bike or by foot, is soon to start operation - check this for a taster!