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Our 5 Days Best of Burundi Tour will give the best of Burundi safaris and wildlife, from the best routes we pick out for your great adventures, you will explore Burundi city, have scenic waterfalls,and most of all the famous Gishora drum sanctuary, this rip is adventurous that you won’t remain the same on a safari.

Tour highlight

Game viewing

Waterfalls

Gishora drum sanctuary

Cultural Experiences

Itinerary overview

Day 1: arrival in Bujumbura

Day 2: Bujumbura city tour

Day 3: Source of the Nile and Karera waterfalls

Day 4: Gishora Drum Sanctuary

Day 5:  Departure.

5 Days Best of Burundi Tour

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bujumbura

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will transfer you to the hotel that has been booked for your dinner and stay overnight at;

Luxury: Kiriri garden hotel

Midrange: Roca golf hotel

Best budget: Hotel club du lac Tanganyika

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Bujumbura City Tour

Early morning breakfast, and Enjoy a day tour in Bujumbura, depending on the time we have we can visit Rusizi national park where a possible boat tour in Rusizi river you will have views of hippo, numerous birds and the joining point between Rusizi River and Lake Tanganyika, we visit Explorers’ Memorial, a huge rock in the Suburbs of Bujumbura commemorating the meeting between explorers Stanley and Livingstone.

Luxury: Kiriri garden hotel

Midrange: Roca golf hotel

Best budget: Hotel club du lac Tanganyika

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Source of the Nile and Karera Waterfalls

After breakfast, we take the direction to the Source of Nile, and then Karera waterfalls. Enroute, we will have views of magnificent tea plantations and landscapes that will make you carry your camera ready for pictures, After Karera waterfalls, drive to Gitega, the second town and colonial capital of Burundi. Visit of Gitega National Museum with its collection of artifacts,

Luxury: Kiriri garden hotel

Midrange: Roca golf hotel

Best budget: Hotel club du lac Tanganyika

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4: Gishora Drum Sanctuary

Following breakfast,we will visit the drum sanctuary of Gishora. Gishora is one of the famous drum sites of Burundi. Gishora is perched on the top of a hill at 7 km from the urban center of Gitega.The site of Gishora also houses two ritual drums that were never beaten,Ruciteme (the one for whom we clear the forest) and Murimirwa (the one for whom we cultivate).The two names are intimately linked to the farming vocation and refer clearly to the fertility, characteristic of the king. Here drummers’ performances can be watched. Lunch at Gitega city. After lunch, visit the city. Gitega is the second largest town in the country, with its typical colonial architecture. It hosts the National Museum with its ethnographic and archaeological collections. After driving towards Bujumbura for overnight at your preferred hotel.

Luxury: Kiriri garden hotel

Midrange: Roca golf hotel

Best budget: Hotel club du lac Tanganyika

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Airport for Departure

After breakfast, your driver/guide will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight back home.

Trip includes

  • Water on board
  • Meals and drinks as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park entry and conservation fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation as specified

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks not included in the itinerary
  • Gratitude and tips are given to hotel staff and tour drivers
  • Extra costs as a result of personal delays
  • Health insurance
  • Visas and air tickets.
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