Ruhengeri Town

Ruhengeri Town

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Ruhengeri Town is located in Musanze District in the Northern Province of Rwanda. The town quite near the twin lakes of Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo. The town has very good views Virunga, Karisimbi, Bisoke, Mikeno, Muside, Sabinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura. The town had a population of 86,685 in 2012.

Tourist attraction
The tourist attractions include the following:

  • Volcanoes National Park the home of the famed mountain gorillas.
  • Lake Bulera
  • Mt. Karisimbi
  • Mt. Gahinga
  • Mt. Muhabura
  • Lake Burera,
  • Lake Ruhondo
  • Lake Karago

Transport system
Ruhengeri Town is connected by a tarmac road to Kigali, Gisenyi and Cyanika Towns.  Public transport is readily available from and to Kigali City.