5 Days Exploration Tour in Burundi
Day 1: Arrive in Bujumbura
Upon your arrival in Bujumbura in the morning, you will have a cultural tour around Bujumbura in the morning.
After the this tour you will continue for a visit to Rusizi national park for a boat cruise in Rusizi river to explore wildlife in this lake such as Hippos, Birds and the joining point between Rusizi River and Lake Tanganyika.
The Belvedere hike offers an amazing view of Bujumbura city and independence hero monument. Continue to explorer’s memorial a huge rock in the suburbs of Bujumbura commemorating the meeting between Stanley and Livingstone. Then dinner and overnight.
Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel.
Day 2: visit to the source of Nile/waterfalls.
After breakfast you will prooceed of the source of falls, and then Karera waterfalls. Enjoy the magnificent tea plantations and the land scapes. All these make you carry your camera read to take photos.
Then later, visit waterfalls and after drive to Gitega. This is the second town and colonial capital of Burundi. You will also visit Gitega national Museum with its collection of art crafts, Gitega city administrative offices, catholic location of Mushasha and its local different schools.
Orange or Helena Hotel.
Day 3: Gitega- Gishora tour.
After a heart breakfast you will visit the drum sanctuary of Gishora-Gishora. This is one of the famous drum sites of Burundi. The site also houses two ritual drums that were never beaten – Ruciteme and Murimirwa. The two names are intimately linked to the farming vocation and also refer to fertility, the king characteristic. Then later visit the drum sanctuary of Gishora in order to explore the cultural tradition of Burundi. Have lunch at Gitega city and then after take a city tour . This is the second largest town of the country with much colonial architecture. This also hosts the national museum with its ethnographic and archeological collections. Then later drive to Bujumbura.
club du lac Hotel.
Day 4: Kigwena reserves-Rumonge fishermen.
Have breakfast and after drive to Kigwena national park for a walk in the forest in search for its flora and fauna including; Chimpanzees, numerous species of Monkeys and baboons.
Then have lunch at Blue bay and beach relaxation. Then drive back to Bujumbura.
Club Du lac Tanganyika Hotel.
Day 5: Airport transfer and departure.
After a leisured breakfast, you will then transfer to the Airport for flight connections back home in time.
End of the 5 Days Exploration Tour in Burundi.