KIVU PARADISE RESORT –GISENYI RWANDA
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 .
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 .