Do you feel like going for a swim or relaxing at the beach? On the shore of Lake Kivu – Rwanda’s largest lake, every season is good for swimming and sunbathing especially in Gisenyi – a town on the north shore of Lake Kivu, northwestern Rwanda’s Rubavu district. The lakeside town is popular among both foreign and local visitors where they chill out in the country’s best features – the lake’s sandy waterfront. Gisenyi is a resort town with excellent accommodation facilities. A green peaceful town to wonder around or to try some water sport e.g. Kayaking. You may also watch local fishermen paddle in their dug-out canoes.

Getting there: Road transfer mainly.

What to do: Beach relaxation, Kayaking, swimming.

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