Day 1: Arrive Bujumbura You will have a half day tour in Bujumbura, Cultural Tour of Bujumbura. In the 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. We will later 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 or similar. Day 2: Transfer to Gitega After breakfast, we head to the direction of the Source of Nile, and then Karera waterfalls. We will pass tea plantations and landscapes with beautiful sceneries. Be ready to take pictures. After Karera waterfalls, we will head to Gitega, the second town and colonial capital of Burundi. Visit of Gitega National Museum with its collection of artifacts, Gitega city administrative offices, Catholic location of Mushasha and its different schools, Overnight at Orange or Helena Hotel Day 3: Transfer from Gitega to Gishora After breakfast, we shall have a 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. This 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 a Royal palace, rarely found elsewhere in the country. Here drummers' performance can be watched. You will have lunch at Gitega city. After lunch, we will have a visit of the city. Gitega is the second largest town of the country and typical colonial architecture. It hosts the National Museum with its ethnographic and archaeological collections. Overnight at Club du lac Hotel or equivalent Day 4: Transfer from Kigwena reserves to Rumonge fishermen After breakfast, drive to Kigwena National Reserve for a walk in the forest to search for its flora and fauna which includes chimpanzees and monkeys including the owl faced monkeys and baboons. You will then have lunch and relax at the beach. Play tennis, swim or play other games available if not sleep in the sand. Drive back to Bujumbura for overnight at Club du lac Tanganyika Hotel or equivalent. Day 5: Airport transfer After breakfast, you prepare for your transfer to the airport or return to Uganda

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