The Karera Falls Tour

Tour Route

DAY1: Bujumbura – Rumonge-Nyanza-Lac  

DAY2: Nyanza-lac –Makamba – Karera Falls / Nyakazu Canyons

DAY3: Return to Bujumbura

This is a 3 days and 2 nights tour during which our guest will enjoy the views of Lake Tanganyika as we cruise along the lagoon. The gastronomy of this region includes but not limited to the famous “Grilled Mukeke”, a tasty fish from the lake. There is a lot of succulent mangoes, mandarins and other fruits in the region.

Passed Rumonge, the guest has a choice of going to Mugara Hotsprings where he can enjoy a therapeutic swim in the warm water or a view of the Kigwena Natural Reserve. On the same road, the guest can also enjoy swimming in the turquoise water of Tanganyika in Nyanza-Lac where he will spend the first night.

On the second day, the trip will continue towards the Karera Falls as the main attraction for the day. However, the guest will still enjoy the mountainous landscape as he climbs the Rukonwe Heights and the breathtaking of the Imbo valley with Lake Tanganyika at the feet of the mountain. On the second day the guest can also choose to go and see the Sugar plantations in Rutana before arriving at the Karera Waterfalls. The guest can also choose to combine the viewing of the waterfalls and the Nyakazu Canyons. The second night will be spent in Gitega, the political capital of Burundi with a return to Bujumbura the next morning. (There is a possibility of staying and enjoy what Gitega has to offer such as the famous Gishora Royal Drums which have been included into the UNESCO World Heritage).