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Testimonials

The lodge staff were friendly and helpful and consistently provided an excellent service. Lawrence - our guide - is great fun, has a huge smile and a very conta...

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- M&D Roy, Abu Dhabi, July 2011

Incredibly good service! Felt welcome and taken care of - most impressive was the opportunity to mingle in the community, learn about educational and healthcare...

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- S & B Schechter, USA, February 2014

I have just returned from the Uganda trip and would like to thank you and all your staff for the excellent tour. Elias and Lawrence were an essential part of th...

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- N Lewis, USA, May 2011


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Lake Kivu Serena

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Safari Highlights

This outpost of the well-known Serena chain is serenely positioned on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu and surrounded by extensive tropical gardens.

Lake Kivu Serena, Rwanda Excellent Location

The town of Gisenyi is a popular resort on the shores of Lake Kivu. The area is known as the Switzerland of Africa, overlooked as it is by the chain of Virunga volcanoes. Gisenyi’s sandy beaches form a popular hub for water sports or excursions on the lake.

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Wealth Of Facilities And Activities

This 4 star hotel offers high end accommodation in 66 luxury rooms, executive suites and family rooms and boasts contemporary spa and gym facilities at the Maisha Health Centre - ideal for relaxation at the end of an adventurous day exploring the region. With its proximity to the Volcanoes National Park (a 1hr – 1hr 30mins drive), the hotel is a convenient base for gorilla tracking in Rwanda. It is also an excellent destination for enjoying authentic local culture - guests can enjoy visits to local dancing, pottery and coffee projects and also take in Ros Carr's famous orphanage.