Kivu Paradise Resort -Gisenyi Rwanda : Kivu paradise Resort is a considered to be a mid range accommodation (3-star) found in Nyamyumba , gisenyi close to National Breweries in Rwanda .  The resort is situated on the shores of lake Kivu ( the sixth largest lake in  Africa) The  resort is located in an ideal and perfect place that is convenient and business friendly to the guest with spectacular views over lake Kivu , beautiful gardens and surrounding areas.

 Its just 160KM from Kigali (20 minutes flight from Kigali international airport) and few minutes from the border with the Democratic republic of Congo and city of Goma.

Kivu Paradise Resort  is comprised of  over 10 elegant and beautiful  rooms  with the view of the lake reflecting  African building style with natural materials of local woods and  modern comfort . Rooms  are well decorated and furnished with privacy and tranquility  .All rooms have en suite private facilities like flushing toilets ,mosquito nets and hot running shower , flat screen TVs, extinguishers  and other facilities.

Rooms have private balconies, sitting areas, and verandas to relax in while enjoying the fantastic view of the lake and surrounding area.  Rooms are equipped with excellent and fabulous rooms with clean and washed beddings.  There are bonfires in the rooms that provides warmth to visitors during cold nights  . Rooms are in different categories;  single ,double and triple rooms  and rooms cost 200$ per night  and above and sometimes price goes slightly high during peak season.

Kivu Paradise Resort  offers more services and facilities  which include;  A restaurant that serves  different delicious  meals both International and local cuisine to meet guests’ choice ( they get some food from the source  like salads fruits from garden and fish from the lake ) ; English  breakfast on the lake shores  ,lunch and dinner both in and out door dinners while facing the lake and private beach  served by friendly and organized staff .

Kivu Paradise Resort -Gisenyi Rwanda
Kivu Paradise Resort -Gisenyi Rwanda

A well stocked bar with good selection of  both hard and soft refreshments , you relax while enjoying  the stunning view of the lake Kivu ,private beach  and surrounding area,  swimming at lake Kivu , Free parking space available, Laundry services available , wifi that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Healthy and fitness centers with massage  and steam bath , Business centers with  wedding & meetings place  and  honey moon package    Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes,  safari essentials  , Canoeing to bugarura island , Boat trip to near by areas like gisenyi and kibuye ,  Recreational  areas available at the hotel like boating , swimming, hiking , fishing ,volley ball ,tennis and many others.

Lake Kivu is the largest of Rwanda’s freshwater lakes and 15th deepest lake in the world.   The lake occupies  2,700 square km, and lies at 4,790 feet( 1,460mile ) above  the sea  level.  The lake flows southwards in Lake Tanganyika  and it lies in the albertline rift ( western branch of the  east African rift) on the border of  DRC and Rwanda. It is also home to the world’s tenth-largest inland island, Idjwi, while settlements on its shore include Bukavu, Kabare, Kalehe, Sake and Goma in Congo and Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu in Rwanda. You can stay in Kivu and also visit congo. its just few hours drive  from Kivu to congo.

Rwanda  is a small  land locked country  found in Central/ eastern  Africa, Bordering democratic  republic of Congo, Uganda in the North , Tanzania in the east and Burundi in the south. Rwanda is the 46th largest country covering  a total area of 26, 798KM.  Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda  and is  found  at the centre of Rwanda.


You can visit Rwanda any time but its best to be there  in dry season. Tourism is the fastest growing  and leading sector in Rwanda Rwanda  currently has 3 national parks namely ; Volcanoes national park, Nyungwe national park and Akagera national park.  There are  many different attractions in Rwanda  which include;  Gorilla trekking  in Volcanoes  national park as it is the most  popular  tourist activity done in Rwanda  Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe, canopy , nature walks, Boat cruise at lake kivu ,  Golden Monkey tracking , Game drive in Akagera .  City tour in Kigali  like visiting genocide and kimironko  market , Bisoke hike and cultural tour like  Ibyi’wachu  and many amore activites.

Rwanda has  3 tribes which include; Hutu , Tutsi and Twa all unique in their ways.  Gorilla Permit in Rwanda is at 1500$. The best time to Track Chimpanzees in Rwanda is in rainy season from mid February to  early June and from September to December  and gorillas is from Feb to March, July, August, September , October and mid December. Rwanda has different accommodation, budget , midrange and luxury that are friendly and convenient for the tourists. The hotel is affordable and convenient to visitors staying in Kivu and Kigali .


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