Lakes Burera and Ruhondo (twin lakes), lie close to the gorilla-tracking center of Musanze and are an ideal visitor attraction site.
There are an unlimited opportunities for the bird enthusiast.
Lake Karago is a beautiful lake located between Rubavu and Musanze districts.
Lake Nyarakigugu is a magnificent lake with good fishing and birding opportunities.
The Rugezi Swamp is a drowned valley composed of old metamorphic rocks and forms a part of the Buberuka Highlands.
This rounded hill swamp has been recognized as one of Rwanda's IBA (Important Birding Area). The other IBA in the area is the Volcanoes National Park.
The swamp is home to a number of sought after birds, one of these being Grauer's Swamp Warbler who has taken nest here.