Top things to do in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Village in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Nkotsi Village

Nkotsi village (also known as Muko) is a small village 7km southwest of Musanze. It's home to the Red Rocks camping and hostel, which, through the Hands of Hope organisation and Amahoro Tours, organises a lively and…
Cave in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Musanze Caves

These four caves, 2km from the town centre along the road to Gisenyi, were created when different lava flows joined to create the Albertine Rift Valley. Bat roosts are a significant feature of the caves, as are huge…
Museum in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International – Karisoke Research Centre

Right in the centre of Musanze, this high-quality research centre features an exhibit that comprises interpretive panels about mountain gorillas and the conservation efforts that Dian Fossey pioneered. It also shelt…
Italian in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

La Paillotte

This popular local haunt is streets ahead of the hotel restaurants in town, at least in terms of atmosphere. There's a funky interior and seating on a breezy roadside terrace. Woodfired pizzas are the most popular i…
Italian in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Volcana Lounge

With a roaring wood fire in the corner, a sort of rainforest lodge atmosphere (despite being on Musanze's main street) and a laid-back feel, this is one of the most atmospheric places to eat and hang out in town. Th…
International in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Isange BF Restaurant

Whether you're sitting al fresco on a snug terrace overlooking a garden or inside the pretty dining room decorated with African touches, dining at this cosy eatery is a treat. The menu roves from faultlessly cooked …
Cafe in Musanze (Ruhengeri)

Migano Café

Hands-down the trendiest spot in Musanze, Migano serves up salads, burgers, pasta, chicken dishes and pizzas, as well as excellent breakfasts and luscious fruit juices.