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+ – Visit Tchegera Island
Take a boat trip to Tchegera Island, a beautiful island located in Lake Kivu. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking on the island’s sandy beaches, and take in the stunning views of the lake and surrounding landscapes.

+ – Explore Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Located near Bukavu, Kahuzi-Biega National Park is one of the last refuges of the endangered eastern lowland gorillas. Join a guided safari or trekking tour to observe these magnificent animals in their natural habitat, along with other wildlife such as forest elephants, monkeys, and various bird species.

+ – Visit the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Market
Explore the bustling Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Market in Bukavu to shop for local crafts, textiles, fresh produce, and traditional Congolese goods. Experience the vibrant atmosphere and interact with local vendors.

+ – Relax at Idjwi Island
Take a boat trip to Idjwi Island, one of the largest inland islands in Africa, located in Lake Kivu. Relax on the island’s beautiful beaches, explore traditional fishing villages, and immerse yourself in the local culture and way of life.

+ – Visit the Lwiro Primate Rehabilitation Centre
Located near Bukavu, the Lwiro Primate Rehabilitation Centre is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured primates. Take a guided tour of the centre to learn about their conservation efforts and see various primate species up close.

+ – Cultural Experiences
Engage with the local community and learn about the culture, traditions, and history of the people of Bukavu. Attend traditional dance and music performances, visit local museums and cultural centers, and participate in community events and festivals.

+ – Hiking and Nature Walks
Explore the beautiful natural landscapes surrounding Bukavu by going hiking or taking nature walks. Visit nearby waterfalls, forests, and scenic viewpoints to enjoy the fresh air, lush vegetation, and stunning panoramic views of Lake Kivu and the surrounding countryside.

+ – Dine at Local Restaurants
Experience Congolese cuisine by dining at local restaurants and eateries in Bukavu. Try traditional dishes such as fufu (cassava paste), grilled fish, meat stews, and various local delicacies.

+ – Boat Cruises on Lake Kivu
Enjoy a relaxing boat cruise on Lake Kivu, taking in the breathtaking scenery and enjoying the tranquility of the lake. Some cruises offer sunset or sunrise tours, providing spectacular views of the sun setting or rising over the lake.

+ – Visit the Panzi Hospital
Learn about the important work being done at the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, which specializes in treating survivors of sexual violence and providing holistic care, rehabilitation, and support to women and children affected by conflict and trauma.

Remember to respect local customs and traditions while visiting Bukavu, and always ask for permission before taking photos of people or their property. Enjoy your time exploring this diverse and culturally rich city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo!

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