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Are you a beach Person? Do you love African Lakes? Honeymoon ideas on Lake Kivu Spend your romantic days at the dreamy Lakeside of Kivu. Lake Kivu is Part of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Kivu in the west of Rwanda is surrounded by magnificent mountains and has deep emerald green waters covering a surface area of 2,700 km2. It is Rwanda’s largest lake and the sixth largest in Africa. It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, and is in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Lake Kivu empties into the Ruzizi River, which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika. Lake Kivu is one of the best places to visit in Rwanda on your honeymoon.
If you are looking for a romantic beach honeymoon, why not book to a place that has all the makings of a honeymoon worthy getaway such as sun, sand, surf, delicious local cuisine, interesting cultural sites, and, most importantly, potent cocktails. Eco Adventure Safaris will build your own customized honeymoon package combining all your desired wants.
What are the Honeymoon activity ideas on Lake Kivu?
Kayaking is one of the best things you can do at Lake Kivu. Exploring the coastline of Lake Kivu by kayak is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the scenery, gazing up at the mountainous backdrop from the tranquility of the water. Birds dart in and out of the bushes whilst fisherman mend their nets on the shore in the daytime. At sunset, the local fishermen paddle out in unison, their rousing song carrying across the water, to return the next morning with their catch. You can do a sunset kayak with the singing fishermen and exploring the coffee islands, with an overnight stay on a plantation.
Relaxation on Sandy Beaches
For those that love beaches, Lake Kivu have resorts and beaches surrounding it where you can relax on your vacation with your partner. There are beach games you can participate in like football on the sand, volley ball as well as swimming. You will also enjoy fish and other local foods around.
Boat cruise on Lake Kivu
Going on a boat cruise is one of the ideas to spend your honeymoon on Lake Kivu, this gives you an opportunity to visit Islands such as Serene Islands and Amahoro Island, tea Plantations, Visit the coffee station, Fishing landsite and the Hot springs. You will also see birds on the shores as you transverse the Lake. The lake has no hippos and crocodiles.
Rwanda with thousand hills is an excellent destination for off-the-beaten-track cycling, with almost endless trails and roads crisscrossing the territory. Exploring Rwanda’s countryside on a bike is an authentic and rewarding way to interact with the rural population, with a huge dose of natural beauty. The greatest route is the Congo Nile Trail, a 227km itinerary which runs roughly parallel to the eastern shore of Lake Kivu. Starting in Rubavu and ending in Rusizi, the journey takes about five days, although it is possible to do single stages for those with less time or dedication. Guided cycling is the best thing to do around Lake Kivu.
How to get there
Lake Kivu is approximately 5 hours’ drive away from Kigali City. We shall organize for you a memorable road trip from Kigali to Lake Kivu for your honeymoon safari.
Where to stay on Lake Kivu on Honeymoon safari?
Most hotels around Lake Kivu are located on the shores and Sandy beaches overlooking the Lake. Some of the Hotels here include Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gorillas Lake Kivu Hotel, Palm Beach Resort Lake Kivu, Kivu Paradise Resort, Gome Serena Hotel. Expect to be treated like a celeb at this ultra-luxe retreat hotels they range from budget to Luxury and prices differ, kindly contact us to book your accommodation at Lake Kivu in Rwanda
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris to an ideal Honeymoon on Lake Kivu
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing honeymoon experiences to Lake Kivu. For the last ten years, we have overtime assembled a team mixed with young and energetic staff guided by well experienced mature managers and directors who are Ugandans and passionate about what they do. If contacted, one of our staff will assist in providing accurate and timely information that you can rely on within the Five Minutes. Contact us here about honeymoon ideas on Lake Kivu.