Embark on a 9-day Burundi and Rwanda Safari, an off-the-beaten-path availing an opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Burundi and Rwanda’s beauty. In this 9-day Burundi and Rwanda Safari, we unveil the beauty, culture, and wildlife wonders that await you in this lesser-known East African gem and the famous Rwanda.
- Visit Bujumbura – The Heart of Burundi
- Guided nature walks in Nyungwe Forest
- Witnessing a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras
Day 1-2: Arrival in Bujumbura – The Lakeside Capital
Your journey begins in the laid-back capital of Burundi, Bujumbura. Safari Vacations and Travel Services ensure a warm welcome, allowing you to soak in the charm of the lakeside city and its friendly atmosphere.
Accommodation: hotel club du lac Tanganyika
Explore Bujumbura’s Highlights:
The initial days are dedicated to exploring Bujumbura’s highlights, from the peaceful shores of Lake Tanganyika to the vibrant local markets. Safari Vacations and Travel Services curate experiences that introduce you to the unique blend of culture and natural beauty that defines Bujumbura.
Day 3-4: Nyungwe Forest National Park – A Tropical Rainforest Escape
Scenic Drive to Nyungwe:
Bid farewell to Bujumbura as Safari Vacations and Travel Services arrange a scenic drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Marvel at the changing landscapes as you venture into the heart of Burundi’s lush greenery.
Explore Nyungwe Forest: Upon arrival, Safari Vacations and Travel Services provide opportunities to explore Nyungwe Forest, home to diverse wildlife and unique plant species. Engage in guided nature walks, discovering the hidden wonders of the tropical rainforest.
Accommodation: Nyungwe forest lodge and Gisakura guest house
Day 5-7: Akagera National Park – Safari Amidst the Savannah
Drive to Akagera:
Safari Vacations and Travel Services organize a scenic drive to Akagera National Park, known for its picturesque landscapes and abundant wildlife. Traverse through rolling hills and savannah plains on your way to this hidden safari gem.
Safari Adventures in Akagera:
Embark on thrilling game drives in Akagera National Park, accompanied by knowledgeable guides from Safari Vacations and Travel Services. Witness a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, and various antelope species.
Day 8-9: Cultural Immersion and Farewell to Burundi
Cultural Village Visit:
Safari Vacations and Travel Services facilitate a cultural village visit, allowing you to interact with local communities. Gain insights into their traditions, art, and daily life, enhancing your understanding of Burundi’s rich cultural heritage.
Accommodation: no accommodation, however upon request it can be arranged
Farewell to Burundi:
As your safari adventure in Burundi comes to an end, Safari Vacations and Travel Services ensure a comfortable departure from Bujumbura. Reflect on the remarkable experiences and bid farewell to the tranquil landscapes of this hidden African gem.
- Park entries
- Services of an English driver-guide
- Transportation in 4×4 van customized for safari
- Fuel for the whole round trip
- Accommodation and meal plan as above
- Airport transfers
- Game drives and boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.
- Drinking water on board.
- International airfares.
- Tips and gratitude
- Expenses of personal nature like alcoholic drinks.
Single room Supplement is USD 45.00 per person willing to stay alone in a single room.