The Source of Nile Tour

Tour Route

DAY 1: Bujumbura – Ijenda – Rutovu (Source of Nile) – Return to Bujumbura (option1) or

DAY1: Bujumbura-Ijenda-Rutovu- back to Mwaro (option 2)

DAY2: Mwaro- Agasumo Waterfall – Return to Bujumbura (Picnic arrangements made for this tour)

This tour can be made in one or two days depending on how the guest prefer to enjoy all beauty the country can offer. However, the tour focuses mostly on discovering the most southern sources of the mighty Nile River.

The trip starts in Bujumbura and heads to the Ijenda road.  While leaving the city behind, the mountainous landscape offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Bujumbura. On his way, the guest will also enjoy discovering one of the oldest catholic mission in Buhonga and the beautiful church building in Ijenda.

At the main site, the guest will discover a pyramid which symbolizes the true location of the southern and most remote source of the Nile river. Upon the return from the source, the tour offers a possibility of discovering the Agasumo Waterfall in Mwaro. In this case one night is spent in Mwaro and the next day the team return to Bujumbura.