Goran writes: Trip report Jan 2014 Places visited Huye, Nyanza, Kigali, Rubavu, Rubona, Musanze, Lake Burera, Volcanoes NP (NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a year old). Exchange rate: USD1=RWF670 I was planning to stay in Rwanda for three weeks maybe, but had to cut my visit short as … Continue reading 2014 trip report
BLVD Rwanda writes: We recently returned from a month travelling around Rwanda, particularly Lake Kivu, using the 4th edition of your guidebook: Rusizi/Cyangugu Certainly off the tourist trail and with little to offer unless you have a private vehicle. Nonetheless with this aid you can certainly find some great off-the-beaten track points of interest. … Continue reading New trip report
Celbeck writes: This forum helped me prepare our trip to Rwanda so I wanted to post a report of our stay there with some useful tips which might help others. Rwanda is absolutely amazing: gracious landscapes, beautiful fauna and flora, incredible experience with the gorillas and wonderful people! 5 things we were glad to bring: … Continue reading Celbeck’s trip report
You might want to read this report in the New Times before leaping into any lakes in Rwanda!!!
Directions are spot on although the first ‘fork left could be described as “ bear left at the Electricity works!” A great 'find'. A Religious retreat situated high up on a ridge overlooking the same lake as the very upmarket Volcanoes Lodge. The view to the Virungas and over the lake was simply stunning. The … Continue reading Foyer de Charitie, Lake Burera
We cycled around Lake Ruhondo and Lake Burera and found a great place to stay in Kirambo (about 15 km south of Butaro on “main” road). It is a new establishment called the Paradise Motel. A triple ensuite room cost Rfr10 000 for the room. No hot water I’m afraid but they do have a … Continue reading Accommodation at Lake Burera
Translated from the French of André Verbruggen, author of Guide André: My 100 best restaurants in Kigali, by Janice Booth ...In the north of Rwanda are two lakes, Bulera and Ruhondo. They’re typographically similar to Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda, which is only 20km away. Lake Bulera (aka Burera) is about 100m higher than … Continue reading Tour of Lake Bulera (Oct 2008)