Rwanda community Based Tourism, is the Tour Package that help you to learn much about different experiences of daily lives of Rwandans , Rwanda is one of the East African Countries exceptional promoting community based tourism . it largely targets the local communities and the local residents rather than the government.
By doing so, the local residents are entirely become the beneficiaries in such a practice and at the end, their live hoods will be enhanced in the community. This give an insight that promoting community visits it is for tourism and service sector as well as the local resident who in turn will earn a living as service providers
There are several community based tourism project that have been set up in Rwanda and they have attracted most tourists mainly for their lodging facilities, traditional performance, eco-tourism activities and cultural encounters and many more . Most tourists would like to interact with the community members around the protected areas. For community visit in Rwanda, here we have some of the exciting activities for you to enjoy while on Rwanda
Rwanda’s largest and Africa’s sixth largest lake; Lake Kivu Rwanda lies along the African rift valley in the western perimeter of Africa’s small nation forming the border between Congo and Rwanda. Quite a busy lake, Lake Kivu is always alive with fishermen who mainly use wooden boats to carry out their activities especially fishing as well as traders who exchange goods by buying and selling at the lake shores. Lake Kivu tours are usually comprised by long drives along the lake on unmade roads which offers you the opportunity to have a feel of rural life that has existed for centuries and has virtually been unchanged since. The route is very scenic as you will go past people at work in their farms cultivating bananas, cassava, beans, sorghum, potatoes, rice and even coffee on the slopes of small family plots. Be sure to explore the Gisenyi villages that surround the Lake Kivu
This is a village with one of the best accommodation facilities you will find in Rwanda for example Paradis Malahide Resort which is very rich in local and traditional materials that will help you to understand much about ancient Rwandan culture and living hoods by being helped by some stuff members there. you will enjoy the radiant quality of the sandy beaches which have natural waves that keep pounding upon them and majestic highlands surround the lake which makes the tour even more outstanding filled with incredible sights while you relax and enjoy the refreshing breathe. Waves crashing upon the sand make a unique yet pleasant rhythmic sound with a serene stillness and the giant trees just give it a finishing touch of beauty that one may think this is a drawn master art piece. Some of the values added while on Lake Kivu experience include; An opportunity to visit local projects in the area as well as interacting with participants of the project, opportunity to visit local artisans and women waving associations to experience home basketry waving and see how this makes a difference in people’s lives. An opportunity to visit the water springs in the area and to learn the geographic make up of volcanic rain and lastly a chance to purchase first hand items yourself from the manufacturers for example, crafts, baskets and so many else. At the end will join one of the families from nearly village for the tradition food making and tasting after lunch there we will take you back at your Hotel or anywhere else.