Waterfalls & Drums

Day1: Arrive Bujumbura

Half day tour in Bujumbura, Cultural Tour of Bujumbura Morning, we visit Rusizi national park where a possible boat tour in Rusizi river can let you explore closer the hippo , numerous birds and the joining point between Rusizi River and Lake Tanganyika;Belvedere Climb offering a nice view of Bujumbura city ,Independance hero mounument.After we visit explorers
Memorial, a huge rock in the Suburbs of Bujumbura commemorating the meeting between explorers Stanley and Livingstone. Dinner and overnight at Club du Lac Tanganyika Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis.


After breakfast, we take the direction the Source of Nile, and then Karera waterfalls .On our route, magnificent tea plantations and landscapes will make you carry your camera ready for pictures.
After karera waterfalls, drive to Gitega, the second town and colonial capital of Burundi. Visit of Gitega National Museum with its collection of artefacts, Gitega city administrative offices,Catholic location of Mushasha and its different schools, Overnight at Orange or Helena Hotel.

Day3: Gitega – Gishora

After breakfast visit of the drum sanctuary of Gishora. Gishora is one of the famous drum sites of Burundi. Gishora is perched on the top of a hill at 7km from the urban centre of Gitega The site of Gishora also houses two ritual drums that were never beaten : Ruciteme (the one for whom we clear the forest) and Murimirwa (the one for whom we cultivate). The two names
are intimately linked to the farming vocation and refer clearly to the fertility, characteristic of the king. We have also ordinary drums which the Batimbo could beat on special occasions of the country.
Visit the drum sanctuary of Gishora to relive the cultural tradition of Burundi which is becoming scarcer. The site recreates an architectural complex of Royal palace, rarely found elsewhere in the country. Get there a lot of information will be provided by Mr Antime who has travelled a lot of countries across the world exhibiting the image of Burundi with his drum.
Here drummers performance can be watched. Lunch at Gitega city .After lunch, visit of the city .Gitega is the second largest town of the country, with its typical colonial architecture. It hosts the National Museum with its ethnographic and archaeological collections
Lunch and drive to Bujumbura for overnight at club du lac Hotel

Day4: Airport transfer


  • Transport in Luxury private 4 x 4 Jeep or minibus
  • English and French speaking guide.
  • Accommodation in Dbl room sharing on FB basis
  • Bottle of water during tour
  • Park fees
  • Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
  • All taxes


  • Any item not listed above is subject to personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone,

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