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Emeraude Kivu Resort is a beautiful facility in the heart of Lake Kivu surrounding areas. It is an ideal location to travellers going to Nyungwe Forest National Park. The forest is a prefect place to see chimpanzees known to be the closest relatives of mankind as they share up to 98% of human DNA. The lodge is situated in the town of Kamembe facing the quiet beautiful Lake Kivu. It is an excellent location for travellers that come to visit Nyungwe National Park, interested in chimpanzee tracking in cyamudongo forest and tour Rwanda as a whole. Cyamudongo is a small patch of forest that was recently added to Nyungwe Forest National Park. It is famous for chimpanzee tracking and there are currently 43 habituated chimpanzee families. The park hosts the last remaining patches of montane forest having the highest biodiversity of animal and bird species some of which are endemic to the region.

Emeraude Kivu Resort

Emeraude Kivu Resort is an angelic concept built to blend in its natural environment, an eco-friendly lodge that describes its name Emeraude a French word gotten from the English name emerald bright green environment. The lodge is a welcoming posh place with excellent services and staff that go an extra mile to ensure guest satisfaction. The resort has a small prier offering a range of boat trips out to small islands inhabited by people. Meet with local fishermen who can be heard singing even while at the resort. The main lodge is characterized of a lounge area, reception, bar and a restaurant with an outdoor area serving a fusion of interesting dishes. It is a combination of international cuisines with a Rwandan touch some of the spices are gotten from the farm on site used to prepare the dishes.

Emeraude Kivu Resort contains 8 luxurious rooms each of which is placed to enjoy the views of Lake Kivu and the many dotted islands. The cottages have got private balconies, fitted with an en-suite bathrooms, double or king size beds, single and triple ones placed with cozy beddings to ensure comfort of the traveller.

Along the rift valley there lies a large beautiful Lake Kivu sharing boarders with Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. It is Rwanda’s largest lake exhibiting beautiful emerald green vegetation surrounded by mountains. Activities such as fishing, boat rides take place in this area. Nyungwe Forest National Park approximately 50 kilometers from the lake it has a number of things to do right from the canopy walk a 200m trail suspended in huge giant trees home to 13 primate species which include the blue monkeys, l’hoest monkey, black and white colobus monkey, Angola colobus monkey, dents monkey among other primates. It is  home to over 300 species of birds 17 of which are endemic to Nyungwe Forest. Visits to the conservation area can be combined together with those in the other three national parks, Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park and Gishwati Mukura National Park.

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