Destination Kivu Belt

Lake Kivu Sunset Boat Trip from Karongi

Activity Description

A visit to Lake Kivu is not complete without the classic sunset boat trip with drinks. A sunset boat trip on Lake Kivu is an unforgettable experience accompanied by wonderful music and amazing scenery.  The boat departs in the late afternoon from Tam Tam Beach and heads out on the lake. From the boat you have a great view of the surrounding Rift Valley and the volcanoes in Congo, As the sun sets and you are enjoying your drink, singing fishermen pass by in dugout canoes as they head out on Lake Kivu for a night of fishing. Drinks, life vest and a guide is included in the Lake Kivu Sunset Boat Trip. 

About the Organizer

Ames Boat Tours is a local tour company based in the Kivu Belt with an office in Gisenyi. They offer a range of different tours in the Kivu Belt, most of which are by boat but also kayaking, hiking and biking tours. 

Before you Go

  • It can get a bit chilly after sunset, bring a sweater or jacket
  • The boat has a roof
  • You might be able to be picked up and dropped at your hotel, contact Ames Boat Tours
  • This tour requires that you can climb in and out of a tour boat

Meeting Point

The tour starts at the Inn on the Lake, just outside Kibuye. You might be able to be picked and dropped at a different location if you contact Ames Boat tours

From 30,000 RWF


  • Relax with a drink on a boat
  • Watch the sun set over the volcanic mountains in Congo
  • See the traditional fishermen singing as they pass by your boat


More information

Contact the organizer


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