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Even if Umutuzo lodge is a place of serenity

where you can relax and take care of yourself,

it is also a place of activities in the immediate surroundings

but also an excellent base to visit a multitude of jewels of Rwanda.
(Look at the map below)

Here's some suggestions among others.

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Walking around

From Umutuzo lodge, you have access to a multitude of short, medium and long hikes.

Among these, you have:

- the "Kinunu parish church",

- the Musasa Cong-Nile trail stage,

- the "path to Magaba".

Our guide will accompany you.

Lake tour

From Umutuzo lodge,

you have access to some lake tours.

The main one's are:

- Bugarura island",

- Napoleon & monkey's island,

- Gishayu island.

Our guide will accompany you.

Arts & crafts

Visit the Inge Baho community center where you will find magnificent art objects, utensils, decorations, clothes, ... made by members of the community.

You will surely find your happiness there as souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones while helping the community.


Bird watching

Rwanda offers arguably the best African Montane Birding anywhere.

703 bird species are known from Rwanda and surprises are always possible.

Among the resident species are 29 Albertine Rift Endemics and several Lake Victoria Basin Endemics, which should be on any birder’s wish list


Kinunu coffee station

Founded in 2012, Kinunu Wonders Ltd is a Rwandan family business engaged in coffee marketing. Their community and their focus on sustainable growth that emphasizes family values have made Their brand a unique brand in Rwanda and abroad. As an integral part of the community of Kinunu, they invest locally and ensure that the entire community benefits from their coffee.

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Banana beer experience

Close to Umutuzo lodge, the local community is ready to welcome you in order to show, but more than that, to make you participate on the process to make banana beer.





Let you try it...


The Kivu Hills Academy, based on the hills overlooking Umutuzo lodge, protects and maintains a traditional Rwandan village.

The students offer to visit it and teach you the traditions as well as the demonstration of traditional dances to the sound of drums

Bees keeping

In Rwanda, you can find excellent 100% natural honey.

Their unique taste (without added sugar) and liquid texture makes them unique and very popular.

In the hills around Umutuzo lodge, you can visit one of these honey producers.

A beautiful discovery in the middle of nature.

Base camp & Tour Operator

Located along Lake Kivu

close to three of the major national parks: 

- Gishwati Mukura forest

- Volcanoes & Gorillas

- Nyungwe forest

and some of the main cities:

- Rubavu (Gisenyi)

- Karongi (Kibuye)

- Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Even Akagera Park can be reached in a day's drive.

Via our Umutuzo gendo service,

we can organize your tour in Rwanda.


For more info about the tour operator service,

visit our official Umutuzo gendo website.

Feel free asking for more information via

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Umutuzo Gendo

Through Umutuzo Gendo, we help organize your tour around Rwanda.

Click below and start your adventure

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