Kimihurura & Gikondo Dog Walks

Joey the DogAbout in late 2013 ago we picked our gorgeous new puppy “Joey” from Fran who runs WAG in Kigali; search facebook for the group and contact details. We moved to Kimihurura and then Gikondo and consequently we trekked all over the nearby hills with Joey in tow…

Kimihurura Walks

Walk 1 – Off the lead near PM’s Office

A quick hop, skip and jump up the hill and you arrive a patch of grass where we let Joey of the lead. Yes, off the lead in central Kigali!

Off the Lead Near the PM's Office Elevation Profile

Off the Lead Near the PM’s Office Elevation Profile

Walk 2 – Camp JP Round

Camp JP, no not me, is located just of the prime minster’s roundabout. This walk skirts Camp JP and goes round the bottom of the valley. Expect a greenish walk and a small jump halfway through!

Camp JP Round Elevation Profile

Camp JP Round Elevation Profile

Walk 3 – Circling the Cercle de Sportif

This walk just continued and continued. We set off to explore the small parks near car wash roundabout but it was so pleasant we continued all around the Cercle de Sportif.

Circling Cercle de Sportif Elevation Profile

Circling Cercle de Sportif Elevation Profile

Walk 4 – Avocado Adventure

An avocado odyssey. Fill your boots!

Avocado Adventure Elevation Profile

Avocado Adventure Elevation Profile

Gikondo Walks

Joey the DogThe moved from Kimihurura and Gikondo meant one thing: a whole new area to explore. So Joey and I set off trekking all over the nearby hills and valleys…

Walk 1 – Kicukiro Ramble

Get a real sense of Kicukiro by slicing through the area. For those so inclined there is the Nyanza Memorial Centre. Enjoy!

Kicukiro Ramble Elevation Profile

Kicukiro Ramble Elevation Profile

Walk 2 – Juru Park Jaunt

Juru Park is a little oasis on top of one of the many hills in Kigali. Hike up there!

Juru Park Jaunt Elevation Profile

Juru Park Jaunt Elevation Profile

Walk 3 – Gikondo Market March

Gikondo market is a small little gem of a market over looking a small valley. Joey and I passed through market and then had a great time walking around the beautiful valley.

Gikondo Market March Elevation Profile

Gikondo Market March Elevation Profile

Walk 4 – Valley Crisscross

Valley Crisscross was an exploration… watch out for the school kids!

Valley Crisscross Elevation Profile

Valley Crisscross Elevation Profile

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