Cyangugu is a bustling lakeside city in southwest Rwanda with immense tourism potentials. Officially referred to as Rusizi District, Cyangugu is home to a city of over four hundred thousand people and can be accessed via a six-hour bus ride or thirty-minute plane ride from Kigali. A predominantly Muslim and Christian population, the city is governed by a Mayor just like every other district in Rwanda. Kamembe, the capital, is situated on the hill where the central bus park is located. The Congo Nile Trail begins from Kamembe as well. Cyangugu is indeed a fast-growing holiday destination in Rwanda, thanks to its tourist-friendly people and resources. Recreational activities such as boat cruising, swimming, mountain hiking, shopping and lots more are some of the many activities that make Cyangugu tick. Safety in the city is of utmost importance to the authorities, this is why 98% of roads are well paved and strict safety measures put in place and enforced by traffic officials. The transportation infrastructure in the city is well organized and the security of visitors and residents is guaranteed all day long. Many of the locals rarely speak or understand English; with Kinyarwanda, French and Swahili being the main languages of communication. Nevertheless, you can always find English-speaking citizens to communicate with.