Cyangugu Hotels Overview:
Cyangugu in the Southern tip of Lake
Kivu has several places of stay. The newest of them is 10 to 10
Paradise Hotel. The 10 to 10 Paradise Hotel opened its doors in 2005 and
has an interesting bar and good restaurant. For those who desire a quite
place, they can try the Peace Guest House. Hotel des Chutes, Hotel
du Lac Kivu and Home Saint Francois requires a facelift. However they are
okey for overnight. Besides the above hotels you get accommodation
at La Petite Colline, Auberge la Saveur
How to Get to Cyangugu/Kamembe:
Cyangugu can be accessed by air or by
Driving to Cyangugu(Kamembe)
The road from Kigali passes through
Nyanza( Nyabisindu), Butare, Gikongoro and finally Nyungwe Forest. The Distance
Kigali -Cyangugu is approximately 295 Km and it can take 5-6 Hrs. The road
is completely sealed (tarmac). The main attractions along the route are
the King's Palace at Nyanza, the Ethnographic Museum at Butare and the Genocide
Memorial of Murambi.
Flying to Cyangugu/Kamembe Airport
Rwandair Air Express operates direct
flights from Kigali on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The
flight departs Kigali(Kanombe) International Airport. The flight
details are as follows
We can book your
flights to Cyangugu(Kamembe) and send the tickets to your residence.
Tourist Attractions in Cyangugu/Kamembe
/ Excursions from Cyangugu
While in Cyangugu there are a number
of places one can visit. These includes
Nyungwe Forest National Park:
Nyungwe forests is the largest mountain rain forest
in East and Central Africa. It boasts of 13 species of primates including
Cyamudongo Forest Chimpanzee
Reserve: Cyamudongo forest reserve covers and area of 6 Km2.
The forest habours a population of Chimpanzees and L'Hoerst's
monkeys. It is also listed as an IBA (Important Bird Area) by
BirdLife International. Cyamudongo can be accessed by private transport
Bugarama Hot Springs: Bugarama
Hotsprings are approximately 60 Kms from Cyangugu next to the Ciment Factory.
The best way of reaching them is by use of private means.
Bukavu in the DR Congo: You
can always cross the border to Bukavu in the DR Congo. Currently the
situation is cool. Bukavu is also the location of
National Park. Kahuzi-Biega National Park s one
of the last refuges of the rare Mountain Gorilla and was the original site
where Dian Fossey studied gorillas before relocating to Rwanda. Kahuzi
Biega National Park is named after two extinct volcanoes, Mount Kahuzi
(3,308 m) and Mount Biéga (2,790 m). Mount Kahuzi is the highest in Kivu
Province of DR Congo. It is located 50Km west of Bukavu.
Car Rental in Cyangugu
Cyangugu Restaurants & Bars:
All the hotels in
Cyangugu have got a restaurant cam bar. You can enjoy meals at Hotel du
lac as you watch Rusizi river drift by. Other interesting places to
enjoy a meal are Peace Guest House, Hotel des chutes and 10 to 10.
Banks in Cyangugu:
Banqe de Kigali, Banque Commerciale,
Nightlife in Cyangugu: