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Half-Day Mukungwa River Canoe Trip from Musanze provided by Kingfisher Journeys

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Half-Day Mukungwa River Canoe Trip from Musanze

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Departure Point
Crema, RN4, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation from outside central Musanze - including Kinigi
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Those under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Dress code: Shorts and T-shirt or other clothing that doesn't matter if it gets wet, sandals, and a raincoat in the wet season
  • Unless otherwise agreed, the meeting place is La Silene, a coffee shop on the Kigali road, at the bottom of the hill just outside of Musazne.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Roberta M wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
We just did the canoe trip this weekend together with 2 other families... In total we were 4 adults and 4 kids below 6 years of age...really nice experience! The kids enjoyed it a lot! Was not dangerous at all, since the river is not running fast and since we were accompanied by
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from KingfisherJourneys, Owner at Half-Day Mukungwa River Canoe Trip from Musanze
Responded 5 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for coming on the trip. I'm sorry if it felt over cautions, however, I'm happy with the critique that we made sure that safety was the Number 1 priority for your young children. :-)
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Stacy I wrote a review Feb 2020
Rio Rancho, New Mexico11 contributions
From first contact, Kingfisher was professional and helpful through every aspect of planning and enjoying our trip. Our river canoe trip was a beautiful way to spend a day in Musanze with our family and visitors. Our guide, Eve, was knowledgeable, helpful, and led us perfectly
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Date of experience: February 2020
alizak347 wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore, Singapore21 contributions13 helpful votes
We had 4 adults in 2 canoes (and there was another couple, as well). It was a pleasant, relaxing, paddle that allowed us to see some villages, locals, and landscape. There's more to Northern Rwanda than gorillas (though they were great, too). Our leader was nice and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Morgane wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions
We've spent a lovely afternoon on the river Mukungwa with our amazing guide, Yves. The staff gives a very clear briefing at the begining and pays attention to all details and needs all along the way. You'll see plenty of beautiful birds and otters. Relaxing moment not so far
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Date of experience: December 2019
mimi wrote a review Dec 2019
Kigali Rwanda86 contributions51 helpful votes
Wow - we don't have enough words to describe how magical this 3 hour trip was. The staff was incredibly professional; our guide, Sharon, was trained in Australia and was fantastic. The river winds through villages and offers up absolutely spectacular vistas. In every way this
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Date of experience: December 2019
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  • Duration: 4h
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