Shared between Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, lake Kivu is one of the fresh water bodies in east and central Africa. This water body is a perfect place for swimming because its hippo and bilharzia free.
There is no better place to bring a safari to an end than at Lake Kivu where you can swim and lounge on sandy beaches and take a dip in the lake and enjoy a refreshing swim in Lake Kivu.
For most, it is simply a place to relax and chill out, while other take nature walks, go birding in a boat or on land, explore some of the islands, the nearby hot springs and more. Lake Kivu has three major towns of Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu. These are well-developed towns and are visited by many tourists.