All Hostels in Gisenyi

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Get to know Gisenyi (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Gisenyi here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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Kibuye Kibuye (41 Km / 25 mi.)
Musanze Musanze (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Kisoro Kisoro (67 Km / 41 mi.)
Ruhengeri Ruhengeri (73 Km / 45 mi.)
Lake Bunyonyi Lake Bunyonyi (87 Km / 54 mi.)
Kigali Kigali (93 Km / 58 mi.)
Kitabi Kitabi (94 Km / 59 mi.)

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Your Packing List for Gisenyi

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Gisenyi and Ruanda.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Gisenyi