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Gisenyi

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Lakeshore activities, water sports opportunities, private clubs, and an all-around laid-back spirit define Gisenyi. The city's natural surroundings give you a chance to go gorilla trekking, hiking, or exploring other wildlife. Gisenyi is also home to the only brewery in Rwanda. Popular among both local and international visitors, the city is known for its booming nightlife, which often takes place in waterfront clubs and bars. Gisenyi is in Western Province. Make your own Gisenyi vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Rwanda trip builder app .
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All of Gisenyi's accommodations are clustered on the shores of the Lake Kivu, where visitors can kick back day or night. Choose from a resort and a variety of hotels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses when visiting Gisenyi. You will find a select number of lodgings in other parts of the city if you prefer to stay away from the water; they are usually in more secluded, quiet zones.
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