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Lake Kivu, Kibuye

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Lounge on one of the many beaches lining the edges of Lake Kivu. The lake spreads across a vast area of over 2,300 sq km (1,000 sq mi), making it Rwanda's largest. Rent a boat or a kayak to fully explore the surroundings, or opt for a relaxing swim in the clear waters. Those feeling adventurous can delve deep into the lake on a scuba diving excursion. Take a break at the nearby restaurant where you can try the sardines, a local specialty. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Lake Kivu by using our Kibuye trip builder site .
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  • The lake is breath taking, with great view. Lots of islands, pathed with bats. I recommend it for relaxation and great feel  more »
  • From Kibuye (Karongi) you can take boat trips on Lake Kivu to nearby islands: Napoleon Island with its colony of fruit bats and Amahoro Island, which became popular locally for the sundowner bar set u...  more »
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