Visit Kibuye in Rwanda
Located along the shores of Lake Kivu, Kibuye is one of Rwanda’s beautiful towns and best tourism destination. It is located in the western part of the country just a 2 hours’ drive from Kigali city. Kibuye is a perfect place to relax and unwind. Its scenic beauty is comprised of steep, forested slopes rising from Lake Kivu’s sparkling waters. Kibuye is one of Rwanda’s distinctive towns with a string of hotels and restaurants right on the shore. A perfect place to relax!
It’s a great town boasting commercial activities such as business hotels and golf course. Kibuye is also famous for its tourism and also for the fact that it is the most serene place where one keeps in touch with the real natural environment.
Kibuye is listed as one of Rwanda’s must visit places while in Rwanda. To those that might be looking for peace and quite environment, Kibuye is here for you. Getting to Kibuye is easier to use private means. However, there are also public buses that can help you get to the place.
With so many attractions in the place, one can choose to do or see what they want depending on how much time they are spending in Kibuye.
Boat cruising along the lake is the main tourism activity that most of tourists go for. This gives you an opportunity to see a big number of bird species. A trip to this island will be very rewarding for those interested in birding but you can do some little bit of fishing too.
Kibuye town also has one of the genocide memorial site in Kigali. You can learn more about the history and traditions of Rwanda from here. The place also provides educational information needed to know about different energy sources and such information is very important for the environment protection.
For those interested in learning about historical events, visit Muyira hill where locals gathered up to defend and protect from the ruthless Interahamwe who were killing people during the genocide.
Visit the neighboring societies in Kibuye to learn about the Rwanda people and their way of life. One might choose to visit a school or volunteer to teach thus one way of making the locals survive in one way or another.
Kibuye is a province that is close to Volcanoes national park, so after visiting Kibuye, you can opt to do a Gorilla trekking in Rwanda / a Rwanda gorilla safari tour. Then from Rwanda you can decide to proceed with Gorilla trekking in Uganda Bwindi impenetrable forest/ Uganda gorilla safari.