Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, Ruhengeri

#6 of 8 in Nature in Rwanda
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo is located in Northern Province. Use our Ruhengeri itinerary planning app to add Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo and other attractions to your Ruhengeri vacation plans.
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  • Great birding on and around the lake (the former of which is best done via canoe, especially with Kingfisher Journeys); peaceful and relaxing, with beautiful views of the volcanoes; and a few good...  more »
  • I found it on Google maps, Gervais collected us from the Hydro electric plant and took us on his boat to his wonderful hotel/restaurant. Fresh fish (caught from the lake), was pretty amazing, and the....  more »
  • Beautiful lake, with nice view
  • It is similar to other lakes in Rwanda and Southern Uganda in its landscape. Disadvantage is that it is more likely to get bilharzia in Ruhondo, compared to Kivu or Bunyonyi, where it is very unlikely. For the adventurers it's nice, because it is not touristic.

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