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Kibira National Park

Perched at an altitude between 1,500 and 2,660 m at the top of the Congo-Nile range is Kibira Park, a majestic primeval rain forest spread over 40,000 ha. Formerly a sacred hunting preserve for the kings of Burundi, it is now a protected area and home to some 98 mammal species, a dozen primates (numerous …

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Hotel Classification

L’activité de classification des établissements d’hébergement au Burundi est déjà en cours, actuellement l’équipe des assesseurs est entrain de visiter et évaluer les services des hôtels dans les provinces de l’intérieur du pays. C’est dans le but de classer tous les Hôtels du Burundi en général et d’encourager l’amélioration de la qualité de services offerts …

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Hotel Classification

Classification des établissements d’hébergement au Burundi  Le Ministère du commerce, de l’Industrie et du Tourisme, à travers l’Office National du Tourisme, porte à la connaissance du public en général et des Hôteliers en particulier, qu’il poursuit les activités de classification des établissements d’hébergement dans tout le pays selon les Normes de la Communauté Est Africaine, …

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Source of the Nile

The famous Nile River has its southernmost source in Burundi, downhill the mount Gikizi at 2,044m of altitude and at 6,671 km from its contact point with the Mediterranean Sea. It was discovered in 1934 by the German Waldecker.   A pyramid that symbolizes this long sought after discovery was set up in 1938, at …

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Journée Mondiale du Tourisme

Le 27 Septembre de chaque année, le Burundi s’uni au monde entier pour célébrer la journée mondiale du tourisme, le Thème de cette année est : » Tourisme et Emploi un avenir meilleur pour tous » plus tard le Ministère du Commerce, de l’Industrie et du Tourisme  à travers l’Office National du Tourisme au Burundi vous donnera …

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Our Attractions

1. Lake Tanganyika 2. Karera Water Falls 3. Germans’ faults 4. Unexplored Cave of Kayove 5. Muhweza Hot springs 6. Teza Thea Plantation

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Tour Operators

Akeza Discovery Tours :                      www.visit-burundi.com Augustine Tours :                                www.augustinetours.com Burundi Safaris & Souvenirs :               www.burundisafari.com Burundi Tours :                                   ange.muyubira@gmail.com Burundi Trek:                                      www.burundi-trek.com Catrase S.U :           …

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Fashion

Most Burundian women use ‘Igitenge’, an African print fabric. In general, women wear these to wrap themselves while at home or to carry their babies on their backs. They also wear it as a complete ensemble, sewn by a tailor. Many women also use this piece of fabric as a wrap shirt, which is paired …

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Gastronomy

Both are healthy vegetables that you might see in other parts of the world or indeed in neighboring countries but cooked differently. These vegetables can be eaten with any combination of side dishes (rice, green bananas either fried or cooked, fried/cooked potatoes, beans, etc). Another local favorite is ‘Ubugali’ name derived from the Congolese (DRC) …

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Arts & Crafts

Basket weaving is a popular craft for Burundian artisans. Other crafts such as masks, shields, jewelry, painting, wood curving; metal work statues and pottery are made in Burundi. A visitor has many art and crafts centers to choose in the Bujumbura city center as well as in many of the rural communities where the use …

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Useful Web Links/ Liens Utiles

Burundi Investment Promotion Authority East African Community President's Offical Website UNDP Burundi Trademark East Africa World Tourism Organization

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Tourism National Office

Rohero 2. Avenue des Euphorbes Number 2 P.O. Box: 902 Bujumbura Email: info@tourisme.gov.bi Tel: +(257) 22 22 20 23

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