Rwanda, the “land of at thousand hills” is among the world’s top tourist destination with a variety of tourist potentials. Among the most adventurous are the caves. A cave is a natural underground space large enough for people or wildlife to enter. and visitors find it memorable to move for 10 and more metres through the dark under ground.
However, for proper movement, torches are used to provide light. While in the cave, expect to encounter, the rare wildlife like bats and some time reptiles but guides are always near to feed you with necessary information and security while on this adventure.
Among the wonderful caves include Musanze, this is 1.25 mile long hosting a large bat colony, Murambi cave which offers magnificent views of Lake Kivu and the Islands. It is a 10 metres long cave and can shelter more than 10 visitors. More are Manjari which is 1.660 m and Nyiragihima in Ruhengeri which 1.116 m situated in northern region. There are in total 52 surveyed caves in the province with 15.2 km cave passages.
The longest cave of Rwanda is “Ubuvumo Bwibihonga” a multi-level system of parallel lava tubes with 4.530 m length. Tourists in Rwanda explore these caves in order to make their safaris so interesting and memorable.
Musanze Cave: This is anew discovered tourist attraction in Rwanda. Caves are being transformed into a Touristic Attraction and it is adventurous beyond reasonable doubt. Musanza Caves that are estimated to be a result of volcanic eruption are now open for tourism.
These decade caves are as long as 2km and located in Musaza district. Musanze caves can be visited in the afternoon after tracking the mountain gorillas in Volcanoes national Park. The trek through this cave is more than an adventure. The guides and rangers will give you interesting stories about these caves, thus making the hike interesting and informative.
Murambi Cave; This also offers magnificent views of Lake Kivu and the islands. It is 10m long cave and large enough to shelter more than 10 people at a time. The cave is 1.5km from the Buruseri suburb on the road to Musasa sector office.
The dark caves seem like a house with a number of rooms and there is no doubt that some early man may have lived in this caves. However before confirmed to be true a number of investigations are being undertaken to prove this.
As you plan your holiday in Rwanda for may be gorilla tracking and genocide memorial tours, you shouldn’t miss this trek through Musanze caves or Murambi caves! Contact African Jungle Adventures for gorilla trekking safaris and caves explorations! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: +256 701 728141