7 Days Burundi Adventure Safari

Home » African Safari Packages » 7 days Burundi Adventure Safari

Safari Overview

7 days Burundi adventure safaris will take you on a journey to Explorer Karera Falls to marvel at the misty waters crashing below, Rusizi National park, where hippos, antelopes, and exotic birds reside, and to Belvedere a lookout over Lake Tanganyika and Bujumbura. Travelers will also embark on a city tour of Bujumbura, relax on her idyllic beaches and get some souvenir shopping done in Gitega.

While exploring Bujumbura Tourist can admire the country’s diverse flora and fauna, from Savannah to steppers, mountain forests to blooming fields, Including Chutes the source of Nile, and seduced by the scenic and fun pleasures of Lake Tanganyika, where (in normal circumstances) cafes and restaurants line the lake. Here, there are some opportunities for water sports, including sailing, water skiing, and fishing.

Safari Highlights

  • Rusizi National Park
  • Karera Falls
  • Burundi National Museum
  • Bujumbura city tour
  • Ruvubu National Park
  • Kibira National Park

Detailed Itinerary

Below is a travel plan that can guide you on how the safari will be contacted with your Africa safari pioneers Wilderness Explorers Africa-Exclusive Journeys by design.

Day 1: Arrival at Bujumbura international airport

Arrive at the airport where we will meet you for transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight in Bujumbura.

Lunch: not applicable

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Not applicable

Day 2: Discover Rusizi National Park

After breakfast, we take a short drive to Rusizi National Park. Here you can view hippos, Sitatunga (antelope), and a wide variety of birds attracted to the wetland environment. During the afternoon, you are free to relax at your hotel.

Lunch: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Boat safari

Day 3: Karera Falls and Gitega

After an early breakfast, we drive toward the south to visit Karera River falls in the afternoon we travel to Gitega where we visit the Burundi National Museum before returning to your hotel for dinner.

Lunch: packed Lunch

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Karera falls and Gitega city tour

Day 4: Bujumbura city tour

After breakfast, we visit the mausoleum of Prince Louis Rwagasore, a hero of the independence of Burundi. We then climb to the Belvedere on the top of the hill, a dominating point of Bujumbura, offering a unique view over Lake Tanganyika. After lunch, we drive ten kilometers south to visit “La Pierre de Stanley et Livingstone” the commemorating stone of the place where the famous explorer Stanley and Livingstone.

This was on 25th November 1871.

Lunch: Local Lunch

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Bujumbura city tour

Day 5: Ruvubu National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Ruvubu National Park, the largest protected area in northern Burundi with less wildlife though you can still see a few of the remaining wildlife and birdlife in the national park.

Lunch: Packed Lunch

Overnight: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Activity: Game drive

Day 6: Kibira National Park

After breakfast, we drive to Kibira Forest National Park for a walk in the forest to see the pygmy’s and enjoy the conducive environment in the forest

Lunch: Packed lunch

Overnight: Hotel du Lac Tanganyika

Activity: walks in Kibira National Park

Day 7: Leisure and Departure

You will take the day at leisure at the lakeshores of Lake Tanganyika and later you will be transferred to Bujumbura international airport for your flight out of Burundi.

Lunch: Hotel du lac Tanganyika

Overnight: Not applicable

Activity: Not applicable

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees
  • 6nights accommodation
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Boat safari
  • Game drive

What’s Excluded?

  • International flights
  • travel insurance
  • Tips

When to book the safari package?

One month in advance is enough time to plan your lifetime safari into the heart of East Africa.

Best Time to Travel

The best time for safari in Burundi is from May to August and from December to February as there is less rainfall in the country.

What to Pack
How long to take
Travel Tips
Tour Price
Payment Method
Pack for purpose list