10 Days Burundi Tour, Bujumbura capital city tour, Rusizi national park, Source of Nile, Karera waterfalls, Kibira National Park, Ruvubu National Park, lake Rwihinda.
Burundi has got a pleasant climate that is characterised by soft and cool temperature. Mouth-Watering tropical scenery is found within the region of the Central plateau and the thousands of surrounding hills, as well as the depressions in the Eastern and North-Eastern part of Burundi.Burundi has many places of interest: from the Capital Bujumbura to the beautiful landscapes of Lake Tanganyika, Ruvubu and Kibira Forest, Karera Waterfalls and the Source of the Nile at Rutovu. These places boast of antelopes, hares, buffalos, Cynocephalus and tropical and wild crocodile.
Itinerary in Summary
Day 1: Arrival in Bujumbura Capital city.
Day 2: Day 2: Source of the River Nile at Rutovu
Day 3: Cultural Tour of Bujumbura and Fly Out
Nov 18- Mar 17
pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise
- Experienced and qualified guide
- Hotel Accomodation
- Camp Fire
- Sports Elements
Day 1: Arrival in Bujumbura Capital city and Transfer to the hotel for an overnight. On your arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel by ultimate wild safaris driver guide for checking in. During dinner time, you briefed about your next day program by ultimate wild safaris staff and finally overnight stay.
Day 2: Bujumbura capital city tour.
On this second day of your tour, you will be transferred by our guide for a city tour in Bujumbura, the capital city of Burundi. You will visit the historical tourist sites of this city in both up and down town.
Day 3: Visit Rusizi national park.
In the morning after breakfast, ultimate wild safaris driver guide will transfer you rusizi national park where you will have a possible boat tour in Rusizi river that you will offer you an opportunity to explore the usual residents like; hippo, numerous birds and the joining point between Rusizi River and Lake Tanganyika.
Day 4: Visit Source of Nile - Karera waterfalls - Gishora Drum Sanctuary.
This is another day of interesting activities; In the morning after breakfast, you will take the direction to the Source of Nile, and then Karera waterfalls. En route, see the magnificent tea plantations and landscapes that will make you and your camera busy taking interesting photos. After karera waterfalls, you will be transferred to Gitega, the second town and colonial capital of Burundi. In the afternoon, you will have culture performance at Gishora Drum Sanctuary to have a story about the Kingdom of Burundi.
Day 5: Visit Ruvubu National Park.
Early in the morning after breakfast, Ultimate wild safaris will drive you to Ruvubu National Park to explore the fauna of the Savannah's of Burundi. There is a possibility to see hippos, buffalo and antelope. Thereafter, in the afternoon, you will be transferred to Kirundo.
Day 6: Burundi Birding watching Tour.
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will visit Lake Rwihinda for another encounter to see the birds of the Lake, and then by lunch time you will be transferred to Kayanza to allow you a visit of Kibira National Park on the next day.
Day 7: Drive to Kibira National Park.
Have coffee in the morning, Thereafter have guidance from ultimate wild safaris staff and then transferred to park gate for an interesting encounter, you will discover inside the charm of this authentic rainforest that are not much explored. This will be an opportunity to immerse you in the exceptional ecosystem this park offers: "possibility to see the man's closet cousin" (chimpanzees), birds astonishing waterfalls and the sources of Burundi's some great rivers. In the afternoon, drive to Bujumbura and Overnight at Safari Gate Hotel.
Day 8: Transfer To Rumonge Fishing Village and visit Rumonge fishermen village.
In the morning after breakfast, you will embark on an encounter to visit the fishermen of the rumonge village, thereafter in the afternoon will have a visit to the beach for relaxation. Accomodation: Tanganyika Blue Bay Resort.
Day 9: Drive To Kigwena National Reserve.
Have breakfast, thereafter then drive to Kigwena National Reserve for a walk in the forest to search for its flora and fauna which includes chimpanzees, baboons and monkeys including the owl faced monkeys. After the amazing encounter, you will be transferred to Bujumbura for an afternoon beach relaxation and overnight at Safari Gate Hotel.
Day 10: Airport Transfer - shopping souvenirs and finally call it end of tour.
Today basing on your flight schedule, before being transferred to the airport for flight back home, you will go for shopping in the city center to have souvenirs for your loved one back home and finally call it end of Burundi encounter.
"My wife and I spent 10 days touring Burundi, was a surprise in that we were blown away with the beautiful people. Our tour guide, Joseph, was one of the best of them. Always professional, always with a smile, Joseph was an exceptional representative of Ultimate Wild Safaris. His English was very good, and his local knowledge was great whether it was political, social, historical,or whatever. His knowledge was very impressive. The Toyota LandCruiser we spent much of our time in was clean and comfortable. We were very fortunate to have many terrific guides over the 10 days but this one really stood out. "