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About RUBAVU

Rubavu is a waterfront town located on the shores of Lake Kivu, one of Africa’s great water bodies. It is the fifth largest city in Rwanda, offering conference venues to host your conferences/meetings as well as, dreamy beaches and mountain sceneries.
Rubavu offers a variety of accommodation and conference venues most of which are located at the shores of L.Kivu – including the popular hotel brand like the Serena hotel. Check out the list of hotels.

At only an hour away from Volcanoes National Park, Rubavu is the perfect place to unwind after trekking adventures. It is set on sandy beaches with swaying palms, modern buildings and historical landmarks that exude an atmosphere of tropical dreaminess.

Visitors particularly enjoy the beach and water activities on offer especially kayaking and plying the water in house boats. Visitors also get an encounter with friendly local communities and get a taste of the appetizing local cuisines, notably the freshly caught fish from the Lake.

The city marks the beginning of the Congo Nile Trail, which extends 227km to Rusizi district, and has plenty of biking and hiking trails to fulfill the adventure seekers. Rubavu is also known for its agro-tourism experiences, namely guided visits to tea and coffee plantations in the region. All the activities around Lake Kivu connect a high number of travelers with people from various cities – and the town offers various accommodation options from five-star hotels to low-cost affordable accommodation options, tailored to your taste and preference.

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