Destination Kivu Belt

Rural Rubavu Community Experience

Rural Rubavu Community Experience

Activity Description

Rural Rubavu community experience is a tour package that allows our visitors to get the authentic experience of the rural areas of Rubavu and their community lifestyles such as: Banana farming experience, Nyiragongo Volcano view, banana beer experience, traditional wedding, bee keeping, cow milking experience, Runonko cooking, traditional cultural songs and dances.

This activity is perfect for anyone staying in Rubavu and is looking to have a genuine experience with locals. 

Activity plan summary

  • Meet at the parking to Rubavu Public Beach, near Serena Hotel
  • Arrival and Briefing at Kanembwe football play ground
  • Sabutwa hill view and hiking (Storytelling: Sabutwa history)
  • Bwiru hill view and history (Storytelling: Bwiru History)
  • Bee keeping experience (interpretation)
  • Banana beer experience (interpretation)
  • Cow milking (Interpretation)
  • Local food and drink
  • Traditional dancing or traditional wedding

About the Organizer

Kivu Belt Village Tours Ltd is a community-based enterprise founded by the native and tourism experts of the Kivu Belt Destination. The enterprise mainly offers historical, traditional and nature tourism activities. Its products and services include agricultural and cattle keeping experiences, cultural experiences, hiking, biking and boating experiences, camping, fishing, bird watching, home stay experience, etc. in the Kivu Belt Destination.

To be different from others, Kivu belt Village tours, ensures that its tours and experiences are:

  • 100% safety guaranteed;
  • Offered with Reliable and safe transportation by e.g. bus, 4×4, bicycles, boats, canoes, etc.
  • Provided with respect of the Rwandan cultural values
  • Offered with Good knowledge of the environmental issues, what will be our footprint.
  • In different package deals including special activities for the different target groups available such as age categories and other special groups (all-in package deals).

Kivu Belt Village Tours share all profits with the Kivu Belt destination communities

Extra info / What to bring

  • Hiking Shoes
  • Sweater & wind/rainproof jacket
  • The sun can be strong bring a hat & sunscreen

This Experience includes hiking over uneven and hilly terrain for about 6 kms. 

Add-ons: Pick up and drop of at any hotel in Rubavu or Rutsiro Districts can be organized at an extra fee

Adults 30,000 RWF
Children & Students 10,000 RWF
Discounts for groups


  • Experience real rural life in Rubavu
  • Get the best view of Mt. Nyiragongo in Rubavu 
  • Try locally grown, traditional food


More information

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