8 Days Congo Cycling trip: Rwanda & Congo.
Book 8 days congo Cycling
Day 1: Kigali to Gisenyi.
You will be picked from hotel in kigali by our tour guide of and drive to northern province watching the rolling hills of Rwanda and arrive in gisenyi in lunch time and after lunch cross to Congo through goma border , enjoy the view of goma town as you proceed to Waterfront beach Hotel for dinner & Overnight. Meals Full Board.
Day 2: Hike Nyiragongo Volcano
After Early morning breakfast, the traveler will set off to cross the border to Congo, leaving the car at the border and jump into another safari jeep from Congo side to drive you to kibati the start point for Nyiragongo Hike in Congo. The climbing adventures takes about 6-7 hours depending on the movement of the team and the number of people in the trek. Overnight at the volcano, dinner and overnight at Tents at the summit.
Day 3: Descend to Goma- Rwanda
You will descend to Goma and arrive at Kibati in the morning at around midday and transfer to Gisenyi for lunch and overnight stay at Waterfront beach hotel.
Day 4: Gisenyi to Kinunu
Set off from Kigali at 5:00am and transfer to Gisenyi. This is the first day of cycling. After a morning breakfast, set off from Gisenyi roughly 41 kilometers to kinunu. You will ride on the steepest elevation, which will take you roughly 5 to 6 hours. Dinner and overnight at Kinunu guesthouse.
Day 5: Kinunu to Kubuye
Have breakfast, and setoff for kibuye. This is quite a strenuous and taxing ride through the hilly ridges, which spread over Kibuye. Expect to ride for 50 kilometers, which will last for roughly 5 to 8 hours ride. Diner and overnight at Home Saint Jean.
Day 6: Kibuye to Mugonero
After a morning breakfast, get on to your bikes and set of for Mugonero which is roughly 35 kilometers from kibuye. This day is a short and less tiring since it does not include highest elevation. The ride takes you 2- 5 hours on an average speed. Dinner and overnight at L’Esparance Guesthouse.
Day 7: Mugonero to Kibogora
On this day, you will ride descending to the lake kivu roughly 1440 meters down after which you will ride back to 1750 meters above the sea level. The ride ascending is roughly 10 kilometers. Dinner and overnight at Kibogora guesthouse
Day 8: Kibogora to Kamembe.
This is the last day of riding. Have breakfast and ride approximately 54 kilometers on a tamarck road to kamembe. This ride is less strenuous with minor hills, which make it easy to ride through. It will take you 5 to 6 hours reaching in the early evening. Dinner and overnight at Peace Guest House.