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Our 5 Days Best of Burundi Safari Tour will lead you through amazing scenic features of the country, the tour encompasses the Bujumbura city tour, Rusizi National Park, Karera waterfalls, and visiting fishing communities. The beautiful small country has a lot to offer only in five days, you will visit Ruvubu National Park home to several wildlife species, including primates and bird species.

5 Days Best of Burundi Safari Tour

Itinerary overview

Day 1: Arrival in Bujumbura.

Day 2: visit the source of the Nile – waterfalls.

Day 3: Gitega – Ruvubu National Park.

Day 4: Kigwena reserve and Fishermen village.

Day 5: Departure.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bujumbura

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will brief you on a mini-city tour in Burundi, exploring the cultural diversities of Bujumbura town, after which we will drive Rusizi national park for an afternoon boat cruise along river Rusizi, expect to see hippos and numerous birds, we return for diner and stay overnight at

Rusizi tented lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Visit the source of the Nile and Waterfalls

We will have something to eat and we will drive to the source of the Nile, while we enjoy the magnificent views o the tea plantations and the beautiful landscapes, along the way you will go to the Gshora drum sanctuary for great cultural performances.

Helena hotel

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Gitega – Gishora Drum Sanctuary

Following breakfast, we will visit the drum center of Burundi the traditionalists will show you how these drums are done, danced and performances, it is home to two ritual grounds of drums that were never beaten and untampered with, we have lunch after which and transfer to Gitega city it is the second largest town of Bujumbura, with so much colonial architecture, we later drive to Bujumbura for our stay overnight and dinner.

Kangaroo hotel

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch dinner

Day 4: Kigwena Forest Reserve and Fisherman Villages

Following breakfast, we will drive to the reserve for a guided nature walk, expecting to see primates like olive baboons, colobus monkeys, we return for relaxation at the blue bay at lunch and spend the remaining day in the fisherman village, returning to Bujumbura for dinner and stay overnight at

Club du lac hotel

Meal plan; breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5: Departure

We will have something to eat after which we will be transferred to the airport to catch our international flight back home.

End of the 5 Days Best of Burundi Safari Tour.

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The 5 Days Best of Burundi Safari Tour includes;

  • All ground transportation
  • 4*4 wheel car drive
  • Park entrance and conservation fees
  • Meals and drinks as per the travel plan
  • Accommodation as per the travel plan


  • Meals and drinks not included in the travel plan
  • Items of personal nature
  • Visa fees and air tickets
  • Gratitude and tips to hotel staff
  • Laundry services.
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