4 Days Burundi Birding Tour

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Safari Overview

The 4 days Burundi birding tour is a unique safari that will allow you to see some of the bird species of Burundi as the country’s birding Habitat is heavily cleared out for farmland with the increasing pressure for Agriculture and human settlement.

This Safari will allow exploring Kibira National Park, Rusizi National Park, Vyanda nature reserve.

Safari Highlights

  • National park visits
  • Source of the Nile Burundi
  • Mount Heha
  • Gishora drum sanctuary
  • Bujumbura city tour

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Bujumbura International Airport

Upon arrival at Bujumbura International Airport, our Guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for Overnight and Relaxation.

Lunch: Not applicable

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Not Applicable.

Day 2: Full day birding In Rusizi National Park and Kigwena Forest Reserve

After morning breakfast you will transfer to Rusizi National Park for a boat cruise on River Rusizi and Lake Tanganyika and later drive to Kigwena forest reserve for more birding Adventure.

Lunch: Packed Lunch.

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Birding in Rusizi delta and Kigwena nature reserve

Day 3: Drive to Kibira National Park

After early morning breakfast, you will drive to Kibira national park for a full day birding safari in the forest bordering Rwanda’s Nyungwe national park, this is expected to be an incredible day as you will expect to add forest species to your list

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Birding in Kibira national park

Day 4: Drive to Vyanda National Park

Early morning departure to Vyanda nature reserve for birding during the birding session birders can look out for the wild chimpanzees that exist in this forest and later return to Lodge for refreshment and departure.

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Not Applicable (can be arranged upon request)

Activity: Birding in Vyanda nature reserve in the morning.

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • 3nights in Hotel du lac Tanganyika
  • A boat safari on Rusizi delta

What’s Excluded?

  • International flights
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic drinks

When to book the safari package?

The safari requires a specialized bird guide clients are required to book this safari package one month in advance at least to avoid disappointments and allows Wilderness Explorers to plan betters.

Best Time to Travel

The best time to travel to Burundi for this safari package is from May to September and from December to March when rainfall is low and birds are breeding around this time of the year.

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