General

The 7 Day small group budget tour to Burundi,Rwanda & Uganda will take you through beautiful hills and parks of these countries of the Great Lakes region which share a lot in history & culture.Book this small group travel to experience gorillas trekking in Uganda, Rwanda & Burundi history and culture: Rwanda Ethnographic museum,Karera waterfalls, the Source of Nile, Lake Tanganyika.

The tour starts at Kigali Int’l Airport and ends at Bujumbura Int’l Airport.

Traveler(s) : 2-8 people

Departure : Guaranteed

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Kigali, check in at Chez Lando Hotel and relax to get ready for the next day of the safari. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 2: Kigali City tour and transfer to Bwindi National Park 

After breakfast, Kigali City tour : The City  tour includes  visit to Gisozi genocide memorial, Presidential Palace Museum, former state house with exhibits on Rwandan history & debris from a presidential plane crash before the genocide starts in 1994.

In the afternoon, transfer to Bwindi National Park. Overnight at at Bakiga Lodge  on breakfast basis.

Day 3:  Bwindi National Park

In the morning  after breakfast , we head to the Bwindi National Park Headquarters where we will be allocated groups of gorillas to be visited.

The gorilla trekking will lead you through Bwindi Mountain forest, and this may take 1-4 hours. The maximum time to spend with the gorillas is one hour.

After the trekking, we drive back to Kigali for overnight at Chez Lando Hotel.

Day 4: Historical & Cultural visit

After breakfast, transfer to Nyanza King’s Palace ,located at 88 km south of Kigali City, this was the residence of King Mutara III Rudahigwa and the Royal Palace that was traditionally built. This Palace offers a detailed look into Rwandan traditional seat of their monarchy, it is an impressive museum, restored to its 19th century state and made entirely with traditional materials.  The visit will continue to Butare Ethnographic Museum, formerly the National Museum of Rwanda. Overnight at Credo Hotel.

Day 5: Transfer to Bujumbura

After breakfast, transfer to Bujumbura- arrival around 12:00.Visit Livingstone memorial,Kiriri Top Hill & Belvedere,drums show at Musee vivant. Overnight at Safari Gate Hotel.

Day 6: Full day tour: Source of Nile, Karera Waterfalls

After breakfast, transfer to Source of Nile, Karera Waterfalls, Gitega National Museum, cultural local lunch in Gitega, cultural local dinner in Bujumbura, Drive back to hotel Safari Gate.

Day 7: Fly from Bujumbura

After breakfast, transfer to  the airport

End of the tour .

Cost from USD 1680

Includes :

  • All ground transport
  • Accommodation on BB
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • entrance fees where required
  • 3 stars hotels on breakfast basis
  • LOI & visa support to Burundi
  • Augustine Tours guide throughout the tour

Excludes:

  • flights( we can advise the best and cheap options)
  • lunch& dinner ( $10-$15 per person per day)
  • tips
  • alcoholic drinks

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