BURUNDI TOUR : SOURCE OF THE RIVER NILE BURUNDI, LAKE TANGANYIKA AND BUJUMBURA CULTURAL TOUR (4 DAYS)

Burundi has got a pleasant climate that is characterised by soft and cool temperature. A 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 Tanganika, Ruvubu and Kibira Forest and the Source of the Nile at Rutovu. These places boast of antelopes, hares, buffalos, cynocephalus and tropical and wild crocodile.

Bujumbura City tour, See the Explorers Memorial, Lake Tanganyika, Rusizi National park and Source of the River Nile

Tour Code: BUR4

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Day 1: Arrival
On your arrival at Bujumbura, meet and greet with our driver then transfer to your hotel.
If time permits, take a half day tours in Bujumbura city visiting the Snake & Culture Museum; the Islam Culture Centre; City Hall and Lake Tanganyika. O/N: Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel (BB).

Day 2: Soure Du Nil
Visit the Source of the River Nile at Rutovu befor comming back to Lake Tanganyika for an evening. O/N: Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel (BB).

Day 3: Rusiizi National Park Burundi
You will have a morning breakfast after which you will drive north of Bujumbura to Rusizi National Park. Here you can possibly see hippos relaxing in the waters, antelope and several bird species native of the wetland environment. You will drive back to Bujumbura for dinner and overnight. O/N: Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel (HB).

DAY 4: Cultural Tour of Bujumbura and the surbubs
You will start the day by visiting the mausoleum of Prince Louis Rwagasore, a hero of the independence of Burundi, climb a hill to the top “Belvedere” where you will a clear amazing view of Lake Tanganyika. You will break for lunch, after which you will visit the “La Pierre de Stanley et Livingstone” a huge rock which commemorates the meeting place for the explorers Stanley and Dr Livingstone. Transfer to the airport during time of your flight and depart. (HB)

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Safaris start and end either in either in Bujumbura (Burundi); or Kigali in Rwanda, or Kampala in Uganda. There are regular flights to Bujumbura (Burundi) and Kigali (Rwanda) out of Nairobi with Kenya Airways and Rwandair Express. Clients can make their own arrangements to arrive in Bujumbura or Kigali on the day of, or the day before, their safari starts. For more on flights, please click the link shown.