Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

P.O. Box 7469, Gisenyi, 00100, Rwanda | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gisenyi

On the way to see Gorillas

A travel blog entry by annsadventures on Jan 23, 2014

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All packed up and ready to go this morning as we said our goodbyes to those not heading up into the mountains and loaded up into our safari type vehicles for the ~2 ½ hour drive to Lake Kivu and tomorrow's GORLLA TREKKING adventure.

The road begins it ascent right after leaving Kigali and the countryside is GORGEOUS! Hill after hill …

Adventures of Lightening and Diz

A travel blog entry by izzieoost


... dusty roads. We arrived at lake Bunyonyi after the 10 hour drive, it was dark so it wasn't till we woke up in the morning to see the spectacular view over the lake, where we are had our fruit cocktail breakfast. Passionfruit heaven.

We were back on the road not long after midday, crossed the Rwanda border, winding through the hills, plantations, and giving lift to police officials.. we made it to gisenyi, it's amazing how different ...

Drive to Ruhengeri

A travel blog entry by richardmarsden


Today we leave Kigali, one of the cleanest and most interesting cities, and head west to Ruhengeri. The scenery in the way is breathtaking ! We climb to over 7000 feet before settling back at about 5500 feet. On the way we stop to see the view and some children come over , one of the boys has seen the footballs on the bus , I give him one and he is so pleased . We look at markets and prepare for tomorrow and the gorillas. ! . . . ...

Service above and beyond!

A travel blog entry by denisegerry


... much better than many roads we'd been on in Uganda, and it had a shoulder which I couldn't remember seeing very often in either Tanzania or Uganda. I thought of the cyclists and how the paved shoulder would offer them a much nicer and safer ride. The vegetation quickly became more lush and the terrain more hilly. The overall impression was that we were in a country with a bit more pride in how it presented itself. It was an interesting observation ...


A travel blog entry by annsadventures


... the center and were introduced to our guide, François, who has more than 25 years of experience and was just a complete delight with his animated imitations of the gorillas illustrating their behavior, eating habits, and the ways in which they communicate. if you ever have the opportunity to go - request hum!! We found ...

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