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Bukavu is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is a city about the size of New Orleans, situated on the border with Rwanda. This locale has left it hard hit by some of the recent political unrest.

Get in

You can Rich Bukavu From Rwanda via the borders of cangungu, From Burundi Via the Border of Uvira, and from Goma Via the Lake kivu or by Road.

Get around


  • A picturesque peninsula into Lake Kivu
  • From Bukavu you can visit the Low Land Gorillas in kahuzi Biega National park, Idjwi illand in the lake kivu, and Minova village..



Bukavu is mainly a dollar economy, so plan to use Congolese francs only for small purchases. For Shopping, well come to SuperMarket ASANTE, between the mayor building and SONAs. i front of the Bukavu Cathedral


Hotel La Roche has great views of the lake, decent pizza, and a nice buffet breakfast. Hotel Horizon (near Alfajiri Secondary School) is a good option for dinner, though the views are less exciting.

For Lunch and Dinner, well come to Cafe and restaurant ASANTE at supermarket ASANTE; Located between Mayor buiding and SONAS.


Beer ( Primus, Mitzigi, Turbo king..)

Soft drink ( Vitalo, Fanta, Coca cola, Juice)

Locale Drinks ( Banana beer called Kasiksi or Mutchibwe)


mutobe and mukanana

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