Debuting in summer 2021, this 10-cabin floating luxury hotel brings you to see a different side of Rwanda.
Float in one of the world’s most biodiverse ecozones
Rwanda is known to most travelers for its mountain gorillas and for the wildlife—including the “big five”—that you can see on safari. For those who want to see a rarer side of Rwanda, try this new luxury houseboating cruise on one of Africa’s biggest lakes.
The green shoreline of Lake Kivu between the countries DR Congo and Rwanda in the heart of Africa. … [+] Lake Kivu is in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Lake Kivu empties into the Ruzizi River, which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika.
Lake Kivu is a Great Rift Valley freshwater lake on Rwanda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It’s the largest lake in Rwanda and a relaxing way to see the range of what Rwanda has to offer. Hippo- and crocodile-free, Lake Kivu is safe for kayaking and other water sports.
The brand new Mantis Kivu Queen uBuranga offers the first luxury cruise on the lake.
Your voyage begins on the lake’s northern shores, in Rubavu, the former colonial beach resort (once called Gisenyl) with its historic mansions lining its promenade and red sand beaches…