Musanze Caves of Rwanda, the experience is worth every step taken
With the Musanze Caves of Rwanda, Better not to fear the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but to fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times, that man must have discovered something extremely amazing in that kick that you have not.
Likewise, don’t despise a traveler who keeps returning for safaris in Rwanda, probably he is still the only one who has so far realized the unique sparkling beauty of this small landlocked country located nearly in the heart of Africa. Despite Rwanda being puny, it has an assortment of attractions that could catch your eye without seizing. Having heard of the great Virunga Mountains that proudly make Rwanda the land of a thousand hills, the various lakes like Lake Kivu, Ihema and others, the Kigali Genocide Memorial site and the breathe taking streets of Kigali city.
Let’s say perhaps you have only had a gorilla safari in Rwanda that didn’t even expose you to the awesome cultures in Rwanda, have you thought of still uncovering the nature secrets that here? However, most tourists have missed out visiting some of the hidden wonders of Rwanda just because they are glued to only the mighty apes of the Jungle. Yet there are still countless activities that a traveler would engage in after gorilla trekking. Talk of an evening walk in the local community that would expose you to the different amazing “Kinyarwanda” cultures.
Or maybe caving into the famous Musanze caves for a unique experience in one of Rwanda’s best underground treasures. After a busy vacation of trekking the gorillas in Volcanoes national park, what better attraction is there to behold than the Musanze caves of Rwanda.Located just outside of North Musanze district, straightly adjacent of Volcanoes national park, the caves are just a 90 minutes’ drive away from Rwanda’s capital Kigali.
They are a geological treat amazingly formed after centuries of volcanic activities next to Virunga volcanoes.The caves are 2 miles underneath with an expansive entrance that has huge numbers of bats resident inside. The green vegetation outside flowing over into the twilight within makes it a stunning scenery. And the ones that are not brave enough to adventure the inside, yet are photo lovers, the beauty on the top of the caves is a perfect spot for the photo shots.
Before the place was turned into a tourist spot, it used to be a hideout for the people of Rwanda during the war times in Rwanda’s genocide. Musanze caves have a series of stairs and trails to avoid tourist accidents while down in the caves. A guided trip in these caves takes approximately 2-3 hours, and still trekkers never get enough of this beautiful experience, walking through dark tunnels sheltered with rocks on the ground and the ceiling is something else altogether.
During a trip in Rwanda, satisfy your passion for adventure by visiting the Musanze caves of Rwanda, the experience is worth every step taken.