3 Days Bisoke Mountain Hike ,Twin lakes experience and beekeeping Rwanda Safari

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Hiking Mountain Bisoke can be an experience of a lifetime but it can also be one of the most challenging things a person can undertake, especially if physically unfit.

The hiking is 6 to 7 hours, including 2 hours of descent, but that is for inexperienced hikers. Experienced hikers can take less than 4 hours to hike and come back down to the base.

Apart from the experience of hiking on the extinct volcano which...
Hiking Mountain Bisoke can be an experience of a lifetime but it can also be one of the most challenging things a person can undertake, especially if physically unfit.

The hiking is 6 to 7 hours, including 2 hours of descent, but that is for inexperienced hikers. Experienced hikers can take less than 4 hours to hike and come back down to the base.

Apart from the experience of hiking on the extinct volcano which is part of the Virunga Mountain range, at the peak, there’s a crater lake known as Lake Ngezi. The trekking starts with an assembly at the park headquarters in Kinigi at 7a.m. Here, each group is assigned a guide who briefs them about the activity they are about to embark on.
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Day 1: Hiking Mt Bisoke in The Volcano National Park

Stop At: Mount Bisoke, Rwanda
Days 1: Bisoke Hike Experience

Mt. Bisoke stands at 3711 m; it has the typical conic shape of a “perfect” volcano and in its crater lies a deep crater lake. The high elevation demands extra strength of climbers and the whole excursion can take between 5 hours and the whole day depending on the speed of the walk and the frequency of stops. The ascent typically takes around 3 hours. During the climb, you will cross a series of different vegetation habitats starting with bamboo forests, then moving into Hagenia, Hypericum forest and finally moving through Senecio, Lobelia bush near the summit.

Pick up at Kigali International Airport or from a hotel

by our Driver guide, our private car will drive you to the Hotel for luggage’s deposit. Afterwards, we will drive you to...
Itinerary

Day 1: Hiking Mt Bisoke in The Volcano National Park

Stop At: Mount Bisoke, Rwanda
Days 1: Bisoke Hike Experience

Mt. Bisoke stands at 3711 m; it has the typical conic shape of a “perfect” volcano and in its crater lies a deep crater lake. The high elevation demands extra strength of climbers and the whole excursion can take between 5 hours and the whole day depending on the speed of the walk and the frequency of stops. The ascent typically takes around 3 hours. During the climb, you will cross a series of different vegetation habitats starting with bamboo forests, then moving into Hagenia, Hypericum forest and finally moving through Senecio, Lobelia bush near the summit.

Pick up at Kigali International Airport or from a hotel

by our Driver guide, our private car will drive you to the Hotel for luggage’s deposit. Afterwards, we will drive you to Musanze where your hiking experience starts from.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Musanze District, Musanze District, Northern Province
Ruhengeri (or Musanze) is a city in northwest Rwanda. It's the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, home to mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. The park encompasses the soaring Mount Karisimbi and 4 other forested volcanoes. On the town's outskirts, dense greenery surrounds the bat-filled Musanze Caves. To the east, Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo are set against a backdrop of verdant hills.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Twin Lakes experience

Stop At: Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, Rwanda
Twin Lakes Experience

These beautiful twin Lakes are located at the base of Muhabura Volacano near the border of Rwanda and Uganda in the northern part of Rwanda on the outskirt of Musanze.With their blue water surrounded by Virunga High hills Burera and Ruhondo Lakes are separeted by 1 km wide strip of land.

After an early breakfast, you will drive from Musanze at 7am to Burera and Ruhondo Lakes to enjoy a fantastic nature walk around the lakes, bird watching, fishing and later a beautiful sundowner cruise while enjoying the outstanding view of the volcanoes with cold drinks and snacks. Later you will drive back to Kigali.
Duration: 9 hours

Stop At: Gakenke, Rwanda
BeeKeeping Experience

Beekeeping in Rwanda has been practiced for many years through successive generations and along inherited patterns. However, the activity has basically been traditional and of subsistence in nature, where honey was used as a food product for home, medicine and for brewing traditional liquor.

Honey is made by bees from nectar which is a sugary secretion of flowers.It contains sugars (80-85%) that are easily absorbed by the body. Bee keeping is a very important for income generating to the community and useful to their lives. Honey is a very good energy food and also used as a sweetener. It has medicinal properties, often used to help cure coughs, ulcers, wounds and sore throats. Honey has attractive chemical properties for baking and a distinctive flavor.

Itinerary details

Our drive guide will pick you from your hotel and drive to Gakenke for bee keeping experience. During this visit you will get to know how honey is produced from making the bee hive up to harvesting fresh honey. Well protected you will get a chance to harvest honey as you are protected by bee keeper’s costume. Later we will drive back to Kigali.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Bee Keeping Experience

Stop At: Rulindo, Rwanda
Bees make honey from nectar, which is a sugary secretion of flowers. It contains sugars (80-85%) that are easily absorbed by the body. Bee keeping is a very important for income generating to the community and useful to their lives. Honey is a very good energy food and also used as a sweetener. It has medicinal properties, often used to help cure coughs, ulcers, wounds and sore throats. Honey has attractive chemical properties for baking and a distinctive flavor.

Your drive guide will pick you from your hotel and drive to Rulindo for bee keeping experience. During this visit you will get to know how honey is produced from making the beehive up to harvesting fresh honey. Well protected you will get a chance to harvest honey as you are protected by beekeeper’s costume. Later we will drive back to Kigali.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Water
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo
  • 3x Lunch
  • site permit
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Bisoke
  • Entry/Admission - Rulindo
  • English or french speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Private transport
Not Included
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel
Departure Point
Kigali International Airport, KN 5 Rd, Kigali, Rwanda

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any hotel in Kigali city

Airports

  • Kigali International Airport, KN 5 Rd, Kigali, Rwanda


6/23/2019 - 3/12/2021
Monday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
6/23/2019 - 3/12/2021
Monday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.