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  • Kigali city tour

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    Car
    near Kigugu, Kigali (Rwanda)
    Distance
    23.76mi
    Elevation +
    1755f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Kigali city tour Photo of Kigali city tour Photo of Kigali city tour

    The city of Kigali was founded in 1907 by German administrator and explorer Richard Kandt. Rwanda and neighbouring Burundi had been assigned to Germany by the Berlin Conference of 1884, and Germany established a presence...

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  • Congo nile track // day 2

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    Hiking
    near Buzuru, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    10.37mi
    Elevation +
    0f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Congo nile track // day 2 Photo of Congo nile track // day 2 Photo of Congo nile track // day 2

    From Cyimbiri to Kinunu We started the day by taking a nice shortcut. There is a small path that follows the shoreline that starts right outside the guesthouse. It’s easy to find and follow without any instructions. Als...

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  • Congo nile track// day 1

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    Hiking
    near Rambo, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    14.81mi
    Elevation +
    1903f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Congo nile track// day 1 Photo of Congo nile track// day 1 Photo of Congo nile track// day 1

    From Gisenyi to Cyimbiri Through the whole way there were street signs for congo nile track, so you really don’t need a guide or even a map for this first day. We didn’t know where the track starts exactly so we decid...

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  • near Kigugu, Kigali (Rwanda)
    Distance
    3.19mi
    Elevation +
    200f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Kigali Convention Centre walk around Photo of Kigali Convention Centre walk around Photo of Kigali Convention Centre walk around

    The Kigali Convention Centre is adjacent to the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Center. KCC has a net floor area of 32,200 square meters. The convention centre is located on Highway KN5, adjacent to the KG2 Roundabout, ...

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  • Imbaraga trail (guided)

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    Hiking
    near Gasasane, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    5.54mi
    Elevation +
    2119f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Imbaraga trail (guided) Photo of Imbaraga trail (guided) Photo of Imbaraga trail (guided)

    4 waterfalls hike, an excuse to discover Spotted early on the track some silver monkeys. You'll also see majestic Mahogany trees and giant tree ferns, as well as several species of Impatience bordering the track. Guid...

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  • Hiking Mount Bisoke

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    Hiking
    near Gisasa, Intara y’ Amajyaruguru (Rwanda)
    Distance
    5.30mi
    Elevation +
    3320f
    TrailRank
    30| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Hiking Mount Bisoke Photo of Hiking Mount Bisoke Photo of Hiking Mount Bisoke

    that is very nice and refreshing hike 3h up, 2.5h down gaiters needed and a lot of water also rain coats in case

    Be careful, not so easy to do! Big steps and a lot of mud when it's raining...
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  • CongoNileHikingTrail

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    Hiking
    near Rambo, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    112.87mi
    Elevation +
    20568f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of CongoNileHikingTrail Photo of CongoNileHikingTrail Photo of CongoNileHikingTrail

    182 km along Lake Kivu. On the footpaths of local people. No roads. Especially designed for hikers. Nor marked. Use gpx-data. 2 boat passages to Home St. Jean/Karaongi and behind L'Esperanza

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  • Method of entertainment 6a - Panga

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    Rock Climbing
    near Gitazi, Intara y’ Iburasirazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    0.75mi
    Elevation +
    16f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo of Method of entertainment 6a - Panga Photo of Method of entertainment 6a - Panga Photo of Method of entertainment 6a - Panga

    Panga climbing area in Rwanda near Akagera park. "method of entertainment" 6a is at the left side of the main clif. 7 bolts + Anchor with rappel ring 50m rope minimum Wikiloc trail is walking path from nearest road t...

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  • Ngezi Lake Trail

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    Hiking
    near Gisasa, Intara y’ Amajyaruguru (Rwanda)
    Distance
    1.34mi
    Elevation +
    669f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Ngezi Lake Trail Photo of Ngezi Lake Trail Photo of Ngezi Lake Trail

    A path that reaches Ngezi lake, with nice views on the forest and Bisoke volcano. The vegetation is very dense and some plants can sting. All in all, not the best path in the Volcanoes park, for sure.

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  • near Kibuye, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    2.46nm
    Elevation +
    66f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Cormoran Lodge kayak - Kibuye, Rwanda (6/13/17, 10:18:02AM) Photo of Cormoran Lodge kayak - Kibuye, Rwanda (6/13/17, 10:18:02AM) Photo of Cormoran Lodge kayak - Kibuye, Rwanda (6/13/17, 10:18:02AM)

    We were staying at Cormoran Lodge on Lake Kivu, and kayaks were available through the hotel. We took them out on two occasions … one time to paddle out among the many islands (shown in this GPS track), and once to paddle...

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  • Napoleon Island

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    Hiking
    near Kitazigurwa, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    0.40mi
    Elevation +
    89f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo of Napoleon Island Photo of Napoleon Island Photo of Napoleon Island

    From the lakeshore to the top of the island, a short (but steep and a bit slippery) path. All around: trees, flowers, butterflies, bats.

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  • Congo Nile trail - Day 1

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    Hiking
    near Busoro, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    7.38mi
    Elevation +
    1020f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo of Congo Nile trail - Day 1

    Careful: I started hiking only when the trail became a single track foot path! The official trail starts a little earlier. In addition, my phone died a little before reaching Cyimbiri Basecamp, so I wasn’t able to record...

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  • Rwanda 01 - T 3.37.2 - Kigali - Jangwe

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    Mountain Bike
    near Nyamabuye, Kigali (Rwanda)
    Distance
    70.20mi
    Elevation +
    6991f
    TrailRank
    19

    http://esri-rw.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Solutions/s2.html?appid=a6b7a1bc1c3541dfa4680482985aa299 Download the GPX tracks from: http://bit.ly/1Jk1smH Author: Kaspar Kundert, k.kundert@esri.rw NumPoints 2,376 GPXName T_3...

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  • Mount Bisoke (way down only)

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    Hiking
    near Bushokoro, Intara y’ Amajyaruguru (Rwanda)
    Distance
    2.94mi
    Elevation +
    0f
    TrailRank
    19
    Photo of Mount Bisoke (way down only) Photo of Mount Bisoke (way down only) Photo of Mount Bisoke (way down only)

    Please note this trail starts from the top, but that's the exact same way up. I just had forgotten to start recording. It took us a bit over 3h to go up. We took our sweet time to go down. Mount Bisoke can apparently be...

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  • RUHONDO shores lake

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    Hiking
    near Shashi, Intara y’ Amajyaruguru (Rwanda)
    Distance
    6.00mi
    Elevation +
    180f
    TrailRank
    16

    The easiest walk and enjoyable for elders and knees problems walk is Ruhondo shore walk! The low hike level.

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  • Kivumu rockclimbing area

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    Rock Climbing
    near Mbeba, Intara y’ Amajyepfo (Rwanda)
    Distance
    3.14mi
    Elevation +
    1184f
    TrailRank
    16

    More than 10 single pitch routes. Max 6 quickdraws. You need long slings to set up top anchors. Grades between 4 and 6

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  • The one where we missed the trail

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    Hiking
    near Mukoyoyo, Intara y’ Iburasirazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    1.56mi
    Elevation +
    331f
    TrailRank
    14
    Photo of The one where we missed the trail

    Started at the water tank and went down the other side of the hill. Cut through someone's banana tree field and climbed up the opposite hill. Came back down to the main road and ended at Inka Plate.

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  • CHIMPTRACK NUNGWEpark

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    Car
    near Rwumba, Intara y’ Iburengerazuba (Rwanda)
    Distance
    112.47mi
    Elevation +
    8730f
    TrailRank
    9

    From kilgali by car to the park and a guided walk through the forest. You can reach the visiter center with a normal car.

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