The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts, and ends in Rusizi District. The trail is 215 km in total going through beautiful landscapes of rolling hills and great sights of beautiful waters of Lake Kivu. The entire trek can be completed in 5 days, cyclists can choose to take on only sections of the trail hence do not have to cycle the entire trail. The trail is well-marked and has several stopovers of villages for camping, shops, and guesthouses for those who prefer this. The trail primarily follows rocky, dirt roads and new tarmac road from kibuye(karongi)that wind up and around the numerous hills between Gisenyi via Kamembe. to Rusizi Do not expect a pleasant rural single track – you will be sharing the road with motorcycle traffic and the occasional beer delivery trucks or minibus. There are a few long climbs, you will be ascending and descending between intervals of 1450 and 1800 meters.