Honeymoon in Rwanda

Honeymoon in Rwanda is a great idea and this is because of several reasons. Rwanda has over the years been proving to offer the most romantic and luxurious yet affordable. Rwanda is a small landlocked country yet a highly recommended tourist destination. Rwanda boosts of great tourist points that are ready to host both the domestic tourists and the international tourists.

The Rwandan people are very welcoming and friendly people and this adds a compliment to your safari if you opt to travel to any place in Rwanda. The security of Rwanda is always good and there is no security concern that this country poses as a destination for your honeymoon. You can enjoy the romantic sceneries throughout the country.

On arrival to Rwanda, you will land at the Kigali International airport that is based in Kigali the capital city of the country. The Kigali city has been recognized as the cleanest city in Africa as a continent and this is a big identifier for a honeymoon destination as everything should be aimed at offering a peaceful and seamless experience. Kigali city is the hub for business and you will see many administrative structures set up in the region but that does not rule out some tour destinations.

There are several destinations a couple on a honeymoon in Kigali can visit like the Fazenda Sengha that offers outdoor romantic experiences like horse riding, quad biking, ziplining, archery, trampoline and many other activities. Kigali also boosts of great architecture that can be visited when in Kigali like the Kigali City Tower that stands tall in the city. You may also check out the Kigali Convection Center that can host up to 5,000 and more people for a conference and the catch of this structure is the state of the art technology that it was built with and the 18 different venues in one building.

If you will only have time to visit Kigali for your honeymoon safari in Rwanda and are interested in hiking a mountain, you can take on a hike up the Mount Kigali. The Mount Kigali offers the highest point of view in the city and stands at a height of 6,070 feet equivalent to 1,850 meters. If you a well-planned out Rwanda safari, there are a number of other activities that you can get involved in as a couple. These activities depend on the experience you may be looking at as a couple, are you looking at adventure tours, or are you interested in just sitting back and relaxing on a leisure honey moon experience? All these can be arranged for you.

Honeymoon in Rwanda
Honeymoon in Rwanda

Leisure honeymoon experience.

Are you destined for Rwanda as your leisure honeymoon places then you are in for a great treat? Rwanda has very relaxing points along the Lake Kivu, out of town and on the quiet country side with a fresh breeze. The Lake Kivu has two tourist towns that you can have your stay at and that is Kibuye town which is 2 hour drive from the Nyungwe forest and the Gisenyi town that is a 1 hour road transfer from the Volcanoes national park.

Lake Kivu is one of the great lakes of the Eastern Africa and is shared by Rwanda and the Democratic republic of Congo. The Lake Kivu is a long lake with sandy beach shores that facilitate a number of the island activities and a number of the most romantic honeymoon resorts. You may opt for a boat trip on Lake Kivu or soak your feet in the water as you watch the sunset in the evening.

You can also visit the Lake Kivu for a more engaging experience by taking on a speed boat on Lake Kivu or take part in kayaking that goes for about 30 USD per person for an hour. You may also opt to have a fishing experience on the Lake Kivu. Some of the hotels on Lake Kivu that will surely offer you the ideal romantic getaway are the Lake Kivu Serena hotel, Le Palme Beach hotel and the Paradise Malahide in the Gisenyi town and for Kibuye town, you may book a night stay in the cozy Comoran lodge.

Adventure honeymoon experience in Rwanda.

Rwanda offers some adventurous activities and this is majorly in the 4 national parks of the country that is Volcanoes national park, Gishwati Mukura national park, Nyungwe forest national park and the Akagera national park. Each of these national parks has an activity that you as a couple can take on while on your honeymoon.

Book yourself a mountain gorilla trekking experience or book a chimpanzee or other primate trek or take on a safari game drive in the savannah park of Rwanda. Take on a mountain hike on one of the Virunga mountains in the country if you are the couple enthusiastic about the mountaineering experience. You can take on the Congo Nile guided hike or opt to hire some bikes and spend 3 days biking on the Congo Nile Trail to get a closer encounter with the country and her people.

Honeymoon in Rwanda
Honeymoon in Rwanda

Ideal honeymoon hotels in Rwanda

Be sure to check out the Virunga lodge found in Musanze town near the Volcanoes national park. This is a luxury property that will ensure to give both the physical and emotional element providing views from the property and also depict the ideal Rwandan ambiance at the lodge. Honeymooners are usually treated to massages, room decoration and also have the perfect ambiance to enjoy your glass of wine at the fireplace or on the porch of your room.

The Kigali Marriot Hotel in Kigali is also a great choice with five star rating and can also be an ideal honeymoon hotel despite the location in a town. The Kigali Marriot has an outdoor pool with a spa and gym where you can choose a honeymoon package on your Rwanda safari.

The Comoran hotel as mentioned earlier is a great choice to relax and have some peace and quiet out of town. You also get to enjoy this cozy lakeside property on some sundowner drinks with the beautiful lake view from the porch.

The Sabinyo Silverback lodge, a property of the Governors camp, is a high end property that the couple booked for gorilla trekking should consider staying in. The rooms are clean, quiet and romantic with room service of coffee or tea in the morning and personal butler service.

The Paradise Malahide is a simple hotel for the honeymooners looking for a romantic but affordable accommodation. This lodge is on the lake side and offers you the view of the lake and you can enjoy the beach front from the property with a gourmet breakfast and this is one of the best in the region.

The classy Bisate lodge is a commonly sought after property that is nestled on the foothills of the Bisoke mountain. This entire lodge has only six luxury rooms that you will need to book for your honeymoon in time.

The classy Bisate lodge
The classy Bisate lodge

The Rusizi Tented lodge is a property ideal for the honeymooners headed for Akagera national park and this is a luxury eco lodge. The lodge is right at the hub of the animals so you get to enjoy some visits and views of the hippos wallowing at a distance.

The One and Only Nyungwe House is the luxury property in the Nyungwe forest and is in the middle of a tea field and can double as a destination for the tea lovers. The infinity pool and the cozy yet luxurious rooms are a plus for this property.

Are you interested in having your honeymoon at another property, we can still organize the ideal honeymoon at a property of your interest and all you will have to do is get in touch with us and let us discuss.

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