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.
This Experience includes hiking over uneven and hilly terrain for about 6 kms.
Morning, contact us for specific times
Meet your guide at the parking of Lake Kivu Serena Hotel or where decided with your guide
Arrive at Kanembwe football play ground after a short ride. Meet the local community and get a briefing from your guide
Hike to the top of Sabutwa Hill from where you can enjoy a wonderful view of Lake Kivu and the surrounding hills. Listen to the story and history of Sabutwa
Hike to the summit of Bwiru hill for more wonderful views. Hear the history of Bwiru.
Join the locals from the community while bee keeping. Learn how to make a traditional bee hive and taste local honey
Join the locals from the community while making traditional beer. Bananas are mixed with other ingredients and left to ferment in a wooden canoe.
Join the locals from the community in milking a cow
It is now time for lunch. The local community has prepared a local meal for you to be enjoyed wrapped in banana leaves
After eating the local community will do a traditional dancing or traditional wedding performance for you before heading back