Burundi is home to about 690 bird species which bird enthusiasts like to visit throughout the year. The favourable climate due to the presence of Lake Tanganyika is why bird life tends to thrive in Burundi. Enquire Now This 4 Days Burundi Bird Watching Safari by Gorilla Adventure Tours is a great way to encounter Burundi’s bird species and explore more that Burundi has to offer. Contact us to book this tour.
Day 1: Arrival – Bujumbura.
Upon your arrival in Bujumbura, you will be welcomed by a Gorilla Adventure Tours safari guide, who will brief you about the 4 Days Burundi Bird Watching Safari and then transfer you to a hotel already booked for you in Bujumbura for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Transfer to Kirundo – Visit the Birds Lakes.
After an early breakfast, you will drive 200 kilometers from Bujumbura towards the scenic Kirundo region, an area full of birdlife. Kirundo is dotted with numerous lakes such as Kacamirinda and Kanzigiri. You may take a canoe to explore Cohoha, the ‘bird lake,’ so named for its ornithological reserve. On the road leading to Birds Lakes, we will stop not far from Bugarama to see splendid tea plantations at Teza.
Day 3: Kibira Forest.
Day three starts early with a nature walk in Kibira Forest, home to animals such as black and white Colubus monkeys, baboons and chimpanzees. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of the green hills of Burundi and enjoy the view of the CongoNile Ridge. If time allows, you may have a chance to visit the pygmy people of Busekera or take the tour of the Teza tea factory. After lunch drive back to Bujumbura for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Departure.
After breakfast at your hotel in Bujumbura, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight back home or to your next destination.
End of the 4 Days Burundi Bird Watching Safari.
The 4 Days Burundi Bird Watching Safari cost includes;
- All accommodation as quoted in the itinerary.
- Safari vehicle and fuel.
- English speaking tourist guide.
- Game drives and walks.
- Entrance fees to the national parks.
- All boat tours.
- Bottled water in the vehicle during the tour.
However, the 4 Days Burundi Birding Safari excludes;
- International flights.
- Visa fees.
- Alcoholic drinks / additional meals.
- Activities not part of the described program.
- International travel insurance.
- Items of personal nature.