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Explore the wonders of Burundi with Gorilla Adventure Tours on this exciting 7 Days Discovering the best of Burundi Tour. Enquire Now Burundi is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge. Contact us today to book this tour.
7 Days Discovering the best of Burundi Tour

Day 1: 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.

Overnight at Club Du Lac Tanganyika Hotel

Day 2: 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.

Overnight at Club Du Lac Tanganyika Hotel

Day 3: 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.

Overnight at Helena Hotel

Day 4: 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.

Overnight at Helena Hotel

Day 5: 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.

Overnight at Saga Nyanza Resort

Day 6: 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.

Overnight at Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel.

Day 7: DEPARTURE

You will have an early morning breakfast and check out of the hotel leisure, after which you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

End of the 7 Days Discovering the best of Burundi Tour.

The 7 Days Discovering the best of Burundi Tour includes;

  • All accommodation on Half Board (HB), Full Board (FB) or Bed and Breakfast (B&B) basis as quoted in the text.
  • Safari vehicle and fuel.
  • English speaking tourist guide.
  • Game drives and walks.
  • Entrance fees to the national parks.
  • All boat tours.
  • Taxes.
  • Free mineral water in the vehicle during the tour.
  • AMREF emergency evacuation insurance.

Excluded in the 7 Days Discovering the best of Burundi Tour.

  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Drinks / alcoholic drinks.
  • Additional meals.
  • Tips.
  • Activities not part of the described programme.
  • International travel insurance.
  • Items of personal nature / souvenirs.
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