from $4,190.00
Book Now

Tour of Burundi, Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda – 14 Days

Not Rated

Duration

14

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Discover the other East Africa, with an adventure across four of Africa’s most beautiful countries. Go in search of the mysterious Mountain Gorillas, shrouded in Mist-and the playful predator-Uganda’s Tree Climbing Lion…

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mausoleum of Prince Louis Rwagasore
  • Lake Tanganyika
  • Kalera Falls
  • Nyungwe forest national park
  • Rwanda Genocide Memorial
  • Lake Kivu
  • Virunga Park
  • Nyrangongo Volcano Climb
  • lake Bunyonyi
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park

Itinerary

Day 1 Bujumbura, Burundi
Day 1 Bujumbura, Burundi

Arrive Bujumbura; meet assist and transfer to hotel.

Meal(s) Included: No

Overnight at Club du lac Tanganyika or Similar

Day 2 Bujumbura
Day 2 Bujumbura

After lunch visit the mausoleum of Prince Louis Rwagasore, a hero in the independence of Burundi, located in the “Belvedere”. The Belvedere is a dominating point of Bujumbura, which offers a unique view over Lake Tanganyika. In the evening, enjoy entertainment by le ’’Les tambourinaires du Burundi’’ or Burundi Drummers.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Club du lac Tanganyika or Similar

Day 3 Burundi-Kalera Falls
Day 3 Burundi-Kalera Falls

After breakfast; drive South to “la pierre de Stanley et Livingstone” the commemorating stone of the place where the famous explorers Stanley and Livingstone rested during their attempt to find the source of the Nile. Afterwards  head to the stunning “Kalera Falls”. In the afternoon drive to Gitega to visit the Burundi National Museum.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Club du lac Tanganyika or Similar

Day 4 Nyungwe Forest
Day 4 Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast drive to Nyungwe forest national park in Rwanda through the hilly countryside after which Rwanda got its name as “a country of a thousand hills. After lunch go trekking in the forest to find the Blue monkeys, and Angolan Colobus monkeys among others.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Gisakura Lodge or Similar

Day 5 Nyungwe Forest 2
Day 5 Nyungwe Forest 2

After breakfast, go on an early morning Chimpanzee trek; walk in search of chimps and other primates. Return in time for lunch.  After lunch drive to Butare where you will visit the Historical Museum of Rwanda.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge or Similar

Day 6 Kigali
Day 6 Kigali

After breakfast; transfer to Kigali where you will visit Rwanda Genocide Memorial. Here you will begin to understand what happened in 1994 when 1 million people died within 100 days.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Hotel Des Milles Collines Kigali or Similar

Day 7 Gisenyi
Day 7 Gisenyi

After breakfast, drive to Gisenyi near the shores of Lake Kivu. Stop in Ruhengeri for lunch and afterwards, enjoy a spectacular performance by the Intore Traditional dancers.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Serena View Hotel or Similar

Day 8 Virunga Mountain
Day 8 Virunga Mountain

After breakfast, drive to Virunga Park head quarters for a briefing on how to “behave” while in the company of a gorilla group. The length of the trek varies depending on where the gorillas are as well as what the weather conditions are. Meeting these gentle giants in their natural habitat is a unique experience everyone should have the privilege to experience. Favorable good hiking boots, long trousers and gloves for protection are recommended.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Serena View Hotel or Similar

Day 9 Nyrangongo Volcano Climb
Day 9 Nyrangongo Volcano Climb

After breakfast, drive to Goma/Congo. In the afternoon, relax at your Lodge, admiring the view of the lava lake below.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Ihusi Hotel or Similar

Day 10 Goma
Day 10 Goma

After breakfast, go on a tour of Goma.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Ihusi Hotel or Similar

Day 11 Lake Bunyonyi
Day 11 Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, proceed to lake Bunyonyi in Uganda for a cultural walk on the southwestern shores. Visit a number of Pygmy villages. Here pygmies travel through the mountains, from Rwanda to sell their produce at the market hakekuba. In the afternoon, enjoy a canoe ride before returning for dinner.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Bunyonyi Overland Resort or Similar

Day 12 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 12 Queen Elizabeth National Park

After Breakfast take a short walk a nearby village in Bunyonyi. Afterwards drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park- famous for its tree-climbing lions’ and large herds of Uganda cobs, Topis; buffalos and elephants. Late in the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Mweya Lodge or Similar

Day 13 Queen Elizabeth National Park-Jinja
Day 13 Queen Elizabeth National Park-Jinja

After breakfast go on an early morning game drive to view some wild animals like; Lion, Topis, Elephants, Uganda Kobs and buffaloes. After your early game drive, transfer to Jinja. Enjoy the drive through the scenic countryside of Ankole and make a stopover at the Equator for a quick photo op and presentation from your guide. Stop in Mbarara for Lunch before Proceeding to Jinja.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Jinja Nile Resort or Similar

Day 14 Kampala-Entebbe-Depart
Day 14 Kampala-Entebbe-Depart

After breakfast, return to Kampala. Transfer to airport for flight back home.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers & luggage transfer
  • Assistance with airport departure formalities
  • Accommodations in properties listed
  • Tours in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guides
  • Admissions to all listed sites
  • Meals indicated
  • Flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Gratuity to drivers and guides

Tour's Location

from $4,190.00

Organized by

Precious Mawuli

Member Since 2021

1 Reviews

You might also like

Subscribe to our newsletter

We promise not to spam your mail

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Continent Tours will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.