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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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History & Culture

Successively a German then a Belgian colony, Burundi became independent in 1962. The assassinatin of the national hero, Prince Rwagasore, on October 13, 1961, marked the end of the monarchy. In 1966, Michel Micombero became the first president of the Republic of Burundi. The Burundian population is composed of three main ethnic groups (Hutu, Tutsi …

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Burundi

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Geographic Information

volcanoes and gorillas at Kahuzi Biega in DRC Tanzania’s famous National Park in Gombe and Serengeti gorilla viewing in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park the beaches in Zanzibar The republic of Burundi is a small country of 27,834 square kilometers located in Central Africa’s Great Lakes area. It is bordered to the north by the Republic …

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Flights

Air Burundi: www.flyairburundi.com Rwandair: www.rwandair.com Kenya Airways : www.kenya-airways.com Air Uganda: www.air-uganda.com Ethiopian Airlines: www.ethiopianairlines.com Air Tanzania: www.airtanzania.co.tz SN Brussels: www.burundi.brusselsairlines.com

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List of Hotels

There are more than a hundred hotels in Burundi, half of which are located in Bujumbura. Choices range from international standard hotels to average size hotels offering good quality services.Throughout Burundi there are other types of accommodations with favorable terms for longer stays including guest houses, motels and furnished apartments. Modern day Burundi still maintains …

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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

Archives

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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