Honeymoon destinations in Rwanda

Places To Spend Your Honeymoon In Rwanda

Are you traveling for a honeymoon vacation? Do you want to celebrate your new marriage in style? Rwanda is the legit honeymoon destination that will not leave you the same. Celebrate your honeymoon in thousand hills of Rwanda for a quite and off beaten experience with unparalleled value. Discover the hidden gem in Rwanda that makes the country’s first daughter celebrate her honeymoon within the tropical rain forest of Nyungwe Forest. A honeymoon in Rwanda saves you the unnecessary expenses of traveling to Hawaii, Maldives and the popular Dubai where most honeymooners run. Rwanda offers you the best honeymoon experience that you will live to remember. The combination of a thousand rolling hills, lush green, open savannahs, and mist-covered forests, guarantees you a remarkable experience. Gorilla Trek Africa offers you the top places to spend your honeymoon in Rwanda.

Nyungwe Forest National Park
Spend your honeymoon in the natural forest of Nyungwe Forest National park located in the southwestern province of Rwanda, 5 hours drive from Kigali Capital.

Honeymoon destinations in Rwanda

Reception at One and Only Nyungwe House

The spacious rooms at one and only Nyungwe House offer you the best room services. It’s a home away from home. For primate lovers, Nyungwe forest is home to the endangered chimpanzees offering you the best chimpanzee trekking experience at affordable rates. The forest also shelters other 12 primates, which include white and black Colobus, red-tailed monkey and baboons among others. Also, the forest offers you the best canopy walk where travelers walk 60 meters above the forest. The 3 hours canopy walk offers you the best aerial views of Nyungwe Forest, Virunga volcanoes, birds, and wildlife. More so, Nyungwe forest shelters over 300 bird species hence the best birding spot for birders. Other recommended honeymoon lodges and hotels in Nyungwe Forest include Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel, Nyungwe Eco Lodge, Gisakura Family Hostel, and Kitabi Eco Centre among others. These offer you first-class food and sleeping services at affordable rates.

Karongo Town
A honeymoon holiday in karongo resort town is an experience for a lifetime. The town is located in the rolling hills of western Rwanda province on the shores of Lake Kivu hence the best hideout for newly married couples. A stay at karongo is the best opportunity to explore and enjoy the beauty and calmness of Lake Kivu, the biggest freshwater lakes in the great lakes region. You will enjoy numerous water activities including boat riding, swimming, water sports, sunbathing, and relax at the beach. Join a boat cruise to Napoleon’s island home to fruit bats not missing out fish dishes at Amahoro Island. Karongo also offers the opportunity to visit the Congo Nile Divide watershed plus a crop to cup coffee and tea experiences by locals. Visit the Bisesero genocide memorial site to commemorate the victim of the 1994 genocide. Karongo town has all kinds of accommodation facilities, luxury, midrange, and budget to serve you with excellent food and sleeping services at affordable rates.

Rubavu District
Celebrate your honeymoon in Rubavu, Rwanda’s beach town located on the shores of Lake Kivu.

Shores of Lake Kivu in Karongo Town

The peaceful flawless environment on the shores of Lake Kivu offers you the best honeymoon safari. Rubavu is equally a resort town with lots of tourist activities suitable for honeymooners. Rubavu is also known as Gisenyi located on the shores of Lake Kivu in the western part of Rwanda. Rubavu is Rwanda’s beach town with lots of water activities such as kayaking, jet-skiing, swimming, and sunbathing are done here. You cannot miss a local fish delicacy and a tea experience performed by locals. A bike ride along the Congo Nile trail makes it more fun and enjoyable.

Akagera national park
The scenic views and big five games in Akagera national park will make your honeymoon memorable. Enjoy game drives in the large plains and valleys of Akagera national Park looking out for elephants rhinos, buffalos, leopards, lions, antelopes impalas, Sitatungas, giraffes, bushbucks, Oribis, Duikers, Bohor reedbucks, and Zebras among primates like blue monkeys, Vervet and Olive baboons and many more. Expect to see cats like a hyena and striped jackals plus numerous bird species. Lodges to stay in Akagera national park include Magashi Game Lodge, Ruzizi Tented Camp, and Akagera game lodge. The national park is also the best spot for camping.

Musanze District
Drive northwestwards to Musanze province for gorilla trekking Rwanda in Volcanoes National park. A face-to-face encounter with gorillas has presently become a must-do activity for all travelers to Rwanda. You cannot afford to miss. Besides seeing gorillas, honeymooners to Musanze district can hike to the summit of Mt Bisoke or Karisimbi, a canoe ride on River Mukungwa, visit Iby’iwacu cultural village for traditional entertainment, banana beer brewing and tasting at Red Rocks, forest walks, Musanze caves, sightseeing and bicycling among others.

In general, Rwanda offers the best honeymoon vacation to celebrate a new marriage. Visit Rwanda, stay in the rain forests and open plains of this small country and enjoy your honeymoon in Akagera National park.

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