Burundi Tour: 3 Days Karera Falls, Source Nile, Rumonge & Gishora

Burundi Tour: 3 Days Karera Falls, Source Nile, Rumonge & Gishora

Embark on a three days memorable guided tour package for a holiday of a lifetime in amazing and beautiful scenic Burundi. Discover the beauty of Africa right here in Burundi a country of thousand hills very often referred to as the Switzerland of Africa. Taste the real organic Burundi cuisine during your stay. On Day 1, one of our representatives will collect you in a private full air-conditioning vehicle from your hotel or accommodation in Bujumbura city en route to Rumonge via, top tourist attractions. Overnight at top selected hotels, the country has to offer, all meals, local beer, drinks, and entrance fees included. On day two soon after breakfast embarks on a memorable trip to visit the famous Karera Waterfalls, the Ijenda hills, the Source of the Nile River & Gitega the Political Capital of Burundi. On day three, Discover Gishora Drum Sanctuary & Kibira National Park before heading back to Bujumbura City.


Day 1: Livingstone Monument, Springs Water Mugara, Rumonge & Kigwena National Park

Stop At: Bujumbura Mairie Province, Bujumbura Mairie Province
Pick-up will commence 30 minutes before departure time. We will collect you and your party after breakfast and We will proceed on the scenic tourist road of Bujumbura - Rumonge for our full-day private guided tour covering, Stanley & Livingstone Monument, Kigwena National Park.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Livingstone-Stanley Monument, Mugere, Bujumbura Burundi
Our first exciting stop on our itinerary will be the Livingstone and Stanley historical meeting place monument. We will make a stop to visit the historical Livingstone–Stanley Monument at Mugere which marks a location where explorer and missionary Dr. David Livingstone and journalist and explorer Henry Morton Stanley visited and spent two nights on 25–27 November 1871 in Burundi.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Eaux Thermales de Mugara, XG4F+248, Mugara, Burundi
From the historical Monument of Livingstone & Stanley, We will proceed to the fascinating healing Eaux Thermales de Mugara ( Thermales Water of Mugara). Driving time between the two attractions will be approximately 2 hours. Immerse in our healing thermal water at the famous tourist site of Mugara. Burundi is endowed with 2 major hot springs which are believed to have healing power. Hot springs are produced by the emergence of geo-thermally heated groundwater from the earth’s crust. The temperature of rocks within the earth increases with depth. If water percolates deeply enough into the crust, it will be heated as it comes into contact with hot rocks. Hot springs are formed by cracks extending down towards the exceedingly hot temperatures of the mantle, and water seeping downwards is heated and forced back up under pressure to bubble. Remember to bring swimming costumes and sun lotion, fresh towels will be provided by your tour guide.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rumonge, Rumonge, Bururi Province
After the swimming experience at the hot springs of Mugara, we will stop in Rumonge for the lunch break and a city orientation tour and beaches. The driving time is approximately 20 minutes. Lunch is inclusive and local drinks.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kigwena Forest Reserve, R. n. 3, Rumonge Burundi
From Rumonge, We will drive to Kigwena Forest Nature Reserve through scenic National Road Number 3. Kigwena Natural forest is an amazing home to some of rare oldest trees in Africa and has many types of trees and plants growing in it. The forest is located along the magic Lake Tanganyika, with wild animals such as baboons, monkeys and different species of butterflies are some of the species to be found here. The trees are huge and their roots come to the ground creating a dense look in the forest. After the tour, we will return to Rumonge City for a good night rest
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch will be served at a Lake Side Restaurant in Rumonge
• Dinner: Dinner will be served at the hotel in Rumonge including local drinks
Accommodation included: Overnight will be at beautiful Sunstone Beach Resort Hotel

Day 2: Source of Nile River, Ijenda, Karera Waterfalls & Gitega City

Stop At: Source Du Nil尼罗河源头, 3RMQ+W4X, Musenyi, Burundi
Soon after breakfast at your hotel resort in Rumonge, We take a beautiful smooth drive to Rutovu in the Bururi Province to discover the Source of the Majesty Nile River, the lungs of so many African countries' economies such as Etiopia, Sudan & Egypt. This is a must-see attraction in Burundi. Here you will discover the real source of the Nile River and its famous Pyramid Monument. A local tour guide will take you through the history of this fascinating tourist attraction.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ijenda, Burundi
Soon after The visit to the Source of the Nile River, We will drive through Ijenda along the National 7, this is compared to a little Switzerland right here in the heart of Africa. Admit the quality of air is generally acceptable for everybody. The sightseeing of endless mountains will blow you away. Discover the country of thousand hills at its best as you ate heading to the most spectacular waterfall in Burundi known Karera Falls.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Karera Waterfalls, Burundi
Upon arrival at majestic Karera Waterfalls, you will be guided by a local tour guide to discover all three Waterfalls that constitute the Chutes de la Karera Falls. This is one amazing top tourist attractions in Burundi not to be missed on your Burundi Trip. Karera Falls is in the Rutana Province.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gitega, Gitega, Gitega Province
Soon after the Karera Water Falls experience, We will drive to Gitega, the political Capital City of Burundi, for a well-deserved lunch at a local restaurant specializing in organic local dishes (cuisine). After lunch, You will be dropped off at Helena Hotel and spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Dinner and local beers and drinks will be served here at the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast will be served at your hotel in Rumonge
• Lunch: Lunch will be served at a local cuisine Restaurant in Gitega, including bottled water, local beers and drinks
• Dinner: Dinner will be served at Helena Hotel
Accommodation included: Helena Hotel Gitega

Day 3: Gitega Local Market, Gitega National Museum, Gishora Drum Sanctuary, Kibira National Park & Bujumbura City

Stop At: Marché Centrale de Gitega, HWCF+FWM, Gitega, Burundi
Soon after breakfast at Helena Hotel, your tour guide will take you to the local central market of Gitega to see the way the locals trade and also an opportunity to buy a piece of Burundi art and a gift to take home. prices can be bargained and this market offers the lowest prices of gifts among the East Africa Community Countries
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Gitega, Rn2, Gitega Burundi
Afterward, visit the National Museum and the Gitega city tour including the catholic village.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gishora Drum Sanctuary, Rn 15 Gishora, Gitega Burundi
We will drive to Gishora Burundian premier drum sanctuary and the birthplace of this world-class famous experience. Gishora drum sanctuary is famous for drum making. The area has two ritual drums that have never been beaten. See live at a very close range the famous Burundi Ingoma men in action and learn how to beat these giants' drums. This is a breathtaking experience not be missed. Learn the history and the culture from a local tour guide.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Kibira National Park, Kibira National Park
Our next attraction will be a guided walk into the Kibira National Park. Visit a tea plantation and have lunch at the Green Park Resort In Kibira's Bugarama. Taste their famous Tangawizi Coffee.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bujumbura Mairie, Burundi
Take a scenic drive back to Bujumbura City. This is one of the most scenic drives in East Africa, with coffee, tea, wheat, and banana plantations scenery along the way, and taste the local fruits, and local barbecue known as brochette. You will be drop off at your accommodation in Bujumbura or any other place you wish to be within the city.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Helena Hotel
• Lunch: Lunch in Bugarama at Green Park Resort, and amazing coffee, local fruits and brochette
Accommodation included: None

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 05:30 AM
Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We collect all our guests to any location within Bujumbura City


  • Melchior Ndadaye International Airport, M8H9+Q5X, R.N.5, Bujumbura, Burundi


  • Warehouses, J8FW+HGW, Bujumbura, Burundi

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private Tour Guide -Driver, Private vehicle and fuel.
  • Hotel pick up and drop off. Bottled Water & All Entrance Fees
  • Accomodation at Sunstone Resort Rumonge & Helena Hotel Gitega or Similar
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Eaux Thermales de Mugara
  • Entry/Admission - Gishora Drum Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Karera Waterfalls
  • Entry/Admission - Livingstone-Stanley Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Kigwena Forest Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Gitega
  • Entry/Admission - Source Du Nil尼罗河源头

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  • Gratuities and Tips


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