Gisenyi is located on the north shore of Lake Kivu on the border with DR Congo and is near the Goma town of Congo, a city across the border. Gishenyi is on the north of Lake Kivu offering many opportunities for water sports or for excursions on the lake. The northern shore of the lake on which Goma and Gisenyi lie is a flat plain featuring lava formations from the eruptions of nearby Nyiragongo Volcano. Gisenyi town features a resort on the shores of Lake Kivu, with the best hotels and beaches

Wildlife Tours, Gorilla Trekking, Historical & Cultural, Village visits,Volunteer,Walking & Trekking, Kayaking & Boat trip, Community based Tours, Sightseeing Tours. Visit the Brewery. It opens for tours once a week. Call or ask the local for details. Visit the local youth cultural center and see kids practice in dance, music, gymnastic.

There are many guest houses and other hotels in Gisenyi. Just ask around. You can find prices cheaper than the two listed above.

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel in Gisenyi, is surrounded by tropical gardens and located on a sandy beach offering luxury and business friendly accommodation as well as a great range of sports activities, relaxing spa services and family friendly options.