Discovery 8- Day Tour To Explore Burundi - Bujumbura

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Departure Details :
    Bujumbura International Airport
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Discover the country of the sacred drum -Explore Lake Tanganyika by boat and then continue on to visit the southernmost source of the Nile near Rutana, only discovered in 1937.


  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Breakfast included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
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    Day 1: Arrival in Bujumbura
    Transfer to the hotel and check in at Safari Gate Hotel, dinner and overnight.

    Day 2:
    Half day tour in Bujumbura, Cultural Tour of Bujumbura Morning, you visit Rusizi national park where a possible boat tour in Rusizi river can let you explore closer the hippo, numerous birds and the joining point between Rusizi River and Lake Tanganyika; Belvedere Climb offering a nice view of Bujumbura city, Independence hero monument. Overnight at Safari Gate Hotel.

    Day 3: Source of Nile - Karera waterfalls - Gishora Drum Sanctuary
    After breakfast, you will take the direction to the Source of Nile, and then Karera waterfalls. En route, see the magnificent tea plantations and landscapes will make you carry your camera ready for pictures. After karera waterfalls, drive to Gitega, the second town and colonial capital of Burundi.

    In the afternoon, drummers will perform at Gishora Drum Sanctuary story of the Kingdom of Burundi. Overnight at Tropitel Hotel.

    Day 4: Ruvubu National Park
    After breakfast, drive to Ruvubu National Park containing all that remains of the fauna of the Savannah's of Burundi. There is a possibility to see hippopotamus, buffalo, antelope. In the afternoon, drive to Kirundo. Overnight at Top Hill Residence.

    Day 5: Birding Tour
    Early morning, visit again Rwihinda Lake to see the birds of the Lake, and then by lunch time you will drive to Kayanza to allow a visit of Kibira National Park on the next day. Overnight at Kayanza Hotel.

    Day 6: Kibira National Park
    With an experienced park guide, you will discover inside the charm of this authentic rainforest. Here are hidden places still unexplored.
    This will be an opportunity to immerse yourself in the exceptional ecosystem this park offers: possibility to see chimpanzees, birds astonishing waterfalls and the sources of Burundi's some great rivers.

    In the afternoon, drive to Bujumbura and Overnight at Safari Gate Hotel

    Day 7: Rumonge Fishing Village
    Drive to Rumonge and visit Rumonge fishermen village. In the afternoon there will be free time for beach relaxation.

    Overnight at Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort.

    Day 8: Kigwena National Reserve
    After breakfast, drive to Kigwena National Reserve for a walk in the forest to search for its flora and fauna which includes chimpanzees and monkeys including the owl faced monkeys and baboons. If we are lucky we may find them !
    After the visit, drive back to Bujumbura for an afternoon beach relaxation and overnight at Safari Gate Hotel

    Day 9: Airport Transfer - shopping souvenirs


    Accommodation as per itinerary

    National Park fees


    Local guide

    Professional guide



    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

    Children must be accompanied by an adult

    A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

    Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants