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Cyangugu Hotels, Lodges, Guest Houses Attractions

Cyangugu is located on the southern shores of lake Kivu at the the border with DR Congo.  Cyangugu is divided into two portions.  The upper town is called Kamembe, the site of the airport and the lower section is Cyangugu.   Across the border is the town of Bukavu in DR Congo.   The two towns are connected by Rusizi River bridge.  Our Cyangugu Hotels Directory lists all the hotels found in Cyangugu Rwanda.  All the hotels are either mid-range or budget.  Top on the list of Cyangugu hotels is the Peace Guest House.  Other hotels include Ten to Ten Paradise Hotel, Hotel du Lac, Hotel des Chutes.  Other places of stay include Home Saint Francois and La Petite Colline.

Below is the list of some of the hotels and their rates.  The rates are subject to change without notice.  GORILLA SAFARIS RWANDA is not responsible for any inconvenience one may encounter by staying at the name hotels.

Cyangugu Hotels, Guest Houses, Lodges
Hotel Name/ Phsical Location  Single Double Meal Plan
Hotel du Lac   USD 40 USD 70.00   BB
Peace Guest House   USD 40 USD 70.00   BB
Ten To Ten Paradise Hotel USD 40 USD 80.00   BB
Hotel Des Chutes USD 40.00 USD 70.00   BB

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 road.


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

  • KGL-KME  WB 115 DEP 1130   ARR 12:05

  • KME-KGL  WB 114 DEP 12:25  ARR 13:00

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 chimpanzees.

  • 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 from Cyangugu.

  • 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 Kahuzi-Biega 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 Bi�ga (2,790 m). Mount Kahuzi is the highest in Kivu Province of DR Congo.  It is located 50Km west of Bukavu.

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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,

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