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Discover Burundi – 7 Days

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Duration

7

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The snake and culture Museum (Musee Vivant)
  • Rusizi National Park
  • The Buyenzi Muslim centre
  • Belvedere climb, which offers a beautiful scenic view of Bujumbura and Lake Tanganyika
  • The Living Stone Monument

Itinerary

ARRIVE BUJUMBURA
ARRIVE BUJUMBURA

Arrive Bujumbura, meet assist and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon begin a city tour, highlights include:

 The snake and culture Museum (Musee Vivant)
Rusizi National Park
The Buyenzi Muslim center
Belvedere climb, which offers a beautiful scenic view of Bujumbura and Lake Tanganyika
The Living Stone Monument

Meal(s) Included: Dinner

Overnight at Club Du Lac Tanganyika Hotel

BUJUMBURA CULTURAL TOUR
BUJUMBURA CULTURAL TOUR

After breakfast, drive to Rusizi National Park the home to hippos, antelopes and monkeys along with numerous species of colorful birds. See where the Rusizi River empties into Lake Tanganyika. Afterwards visit the Explorers’ Memorial, a huge rock in the Suburbs of Bujumbura commemorating the meeting between explorers John Speke and Hanington. After a late lunch visit the fishermen at Rumonge port located South of Bujumbura, and learn about the different species of fish in Lake Tanganyika.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Club Du Lac Tanganyika Hotel

BUJUMBURA – GITEGA – GISHORA
BUJUMBURA – GITEGA – GISHORA

After breakfast, visit the drum sanctuary of Gishora famous for drum making. The area houses two ritual drums that have never been beaten; Ruciteme “the one for whom we clear the forest”, and Murimirwa “the one for whom we cultivate”. There are also ordinary drums which the Batimbo (drummers), could beat on special occasions of the country.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Helena Hotel

GITEGA – RUVUBU NATIONAL PARK – GITEGA
GITEGA – RUVUBU NATIONAL PARK – GITEGA

After breakfast, drive to Ruvubu National Park near the lower valley of the Ruvubu river, an open savannah, with swamps and forests. There are antelope, buffalo, monkeys and over 425 bird species. The river is home to hippos and crocodiles. In the evening return to Gitega, for dinner and overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Helena Hotel

GITEGA – NYANZA- KIGWENA FOREST
GITEGA – NYANZA- KIGWENA FOREST

After breakfast drive south to Nyanza, characterized by the large palm trees plantations and Oil production. Visit the local palm oil production; continue to Kigwena Forest Reserve for a nature walk. The Reserve is home to monkeys, baboons and various bird species.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Saga Nyanza Resort

MUGARA HOT SPRING VISIT -BUJUMBURA
MUGARA HOT SPRING VISIT -BUJUMBURA

After breakfast visit the Hot springs of Mugara, comprised of two small falls that form a basin downstream. The springs flow into a common passage and into lake Tanganyika. In the evening, return to Bujumbura with a stop at Blue Bay Resort for fishing. Dinner and overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel

DEPARTURE
DEPARTURE

Day at leisure; transfer to the airport for your onward flight

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated
  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide

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from $3,580.00

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Precious Mawuli

Member Since 2021

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