Idjwi Island

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Idjwi Island is a unique and unexplored travel destination. With a length of 70 km and an area of 340 km2, Idjwi is the second largest inland island in Africa. Located within Lake Kivu, it can be seen clearly from both the Rwandan and Congolese mainlands. Come and visit pineapple plantations, villages and pygmies. Come and enjoy nature walks, bird-watching, swimming in the lake and interacting with the local people. For your greatest pleasure, boat rides can also be organized to take you around the small islets surrounding the island, where you can visit nearby fishing villages.