Travel Journal

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3-Day Congo-Nile Mountain Biking Adventure: Kibuye to Gisenyi

3-Day Congo-Nile Mountain Biking Adventure: Kibuye to Gisenyi Embarking on a 3-day mountain biking journey along the Congo-Nile Trail, our adventure started in Kibuye and concluded in Gisenyi. Despite not being seasoned bikers, our decent physical fitness and familiarity with biking in Belgium equipped us for this memorable expedition. Experienced mountain bikers might accomplish the […]

Conquering Muhabura: An Adventure at Rwanda’s Second Highest Peak

Muhabura Hike Stats: Distance: 10 km (round trip) Elevation Gain: 1,924 meters Moving Time: 6 hours Technical Difficulty: Moderate Required Level of Fitness: Good What to Bring: Hiking shoes A sweater to keep you warm at the top Rain jacket Packed lunch 1.5L of water Nestled in the northern province of Rwanda, right on the […]


Nestled within the heart of Rwanda lies a hidden gem that has recently captured the attention of adventurous souls and nature enthusiasts alike. The Cyinzobe Trail, a new addition to the renowned Nyungwe National Forest, offers an immersive journey through lush landscapes, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. In this blog, we’ll delve into the […]


  Mount Karisimbi is an inactive volcano in the Virunga Mountains on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. At 4,507 metres (14,787 ft), Karisimbi is the highest of the eight major mountains of the mountain range, which is a part of Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. […]

Hiking in the Volcanoes National Park

  The Volcanoes National Park comprises of a range of six extinct and three active volcanoes form the Virunga Massif, spanning altitudes from 2,400m to 4,507m. The Volcanoes National Park protects the Rwandan sector, with the other slopes falling within Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Volcanoes are a nature lovers dream, possessing […]


Black as well, sweet as love, coffee wakes us up in the morning and keeps us awake during the day. Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau. The story goes that Kaldi discovered coffee after he noticed that after eating the berries from a […]


  A piece of paradise found its home inside the remarkable Nyungwe Forest! Located in the south west region of Rwanda, at an elevation of over 1600m, sounds and sights collaborate to create a majestic experience as you journey through the majestic rainforest. The mountainous region is teaming with wildlife, including a small population of […]

Congo Nile Trail Hiking

“Goodmorning!” I hear children shout in our direction. We are walking through a plantain field and the shade offered by the large crop helps us regain strength after hiking one of Rwanda’s thousand hills. Suddenly I can see the children in the distance. They are running towards us, waving and shouting. “Goodmorning!” “Goodmorning!” We respond […]

Camping in Akagera National Park

In case you are looking for a fun way to fully appreciate nature and live life outside the ordinary, camping is definitely the activity for you.