Situated on the shores of Lake Kivu, Karongi boasts majestic vistas that will leave you in awe. The hillsides covered in pines and eucalyptus create a picturesque backdrop to the sparkling waters of the lake. It's no wonder that Karongi has become a popular beach destination for families seeking a retreat from the bustling city life of Kigali.

In Karongi, you can immerse yourself in the tranquility of the lake and indulge in various activities. Rent a kayak and paddle across the calm waters, marveling at the changing colors of the lake as the sun sets. Take a boat ride to Napoleon Island, home to a remarkable colony of straw-colored fruit bats, or savor a delicious meal at one of the restaurants on Amahoro Island.
For an authentic experience, join local fishermen on a night fishing expedition, where you can witness their traditional techniques and perhaps even lend a hand. The harmonious sound of their songs drifting across the water adds to the enchanting atmosphere.

Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the nearby Mukura Forest, a montane rainforest teeming with birdlife. Birdwatchers will delight in spotting over 150 bird species, including 17 endemic to the Albertine Rift. Escape to Karongi and let the serene ambiance and awe-inspiring landscapes rejuvenate your spirit. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or a deeper connection with nature, Karongi promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you with cherished memories.

Things to do in Karongi

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