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Lake Burera Mini Cruise 🇷🇼

Created with Sketch. Burera, Rwanda
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Duration

3 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

This is the shortened, no-hiking version of the Lake Burera Active Cruise. It spares you 1-2 hours of walking and doesn’t include the northern shore. Because the starting and ending point are the same, you can come with your own vehicle.

The listed price applies when we have 5 participants or more.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • experience three Lake Burera islands
  • enjoy great views
  • taste local fishermen’s snack
  • hear incredible stories of kings who walked on water and farted dramatically

Itinerary

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NTARUKA - BIRWA I ISLAND
NTARUKA - BIRWA I ISLAND

This a morning version of the itinerary; you can also do it in the afternoon.

10am: You should be at the Ntaruka landing, just after the Ntaruka power plant — there will be an engine boat awaiting you.

Safe in life jackets you will cruise to Birwa I island, a 10-minute ride. The biggest of the islands, it hosts a primary school and a village. To spare you the climb, the youthful dancers, storytellers and craftmakers will come to the lakeshore to greet you.

MUNANIRA ISLAND
MUNANIRA ISLAND

10:30am: The boat will continue towards Munanira, the island that fishermen often use as their base. They will have a fish snack ready for you. (If their current location is elsewhere, the itinerary will be adjusted accordingly.)

CYUZA ISLAND
CYUZA ISLAND

11:30am: The third island on your program will be Cyuza. Cyuza’s inhabitants have been moved to the shore by the government to ease service provision, and a private investor has turned it into a paradise for budget travellers. This is a magnificent site for volcano views, and for your bottled refreshment. (Here, a little gradual walk to the restaurant area is not required but definitely recommended.)

12:30pm: You will be back to your car at Ntaruka.

Included/Excluded

  • professional guiding
  • motorboat with life jackets
  • fishermen’s snack
  • drink on Cyuza island
  • transport to/from Lake Burera - but can be arranged

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Burera, Rwanda
Created with Sketch.
from 30,000 RWF

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