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Burundi Travel Wiki

Easy travel guide
Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Burundi

The small African nation of Burundi is centrally located on the continent, bordering Rwanda and Tanzania in the Great Lakes region. The culture is based on local traditions, with some neighboring influences, which creates an authentic holiday experience. Find yourself an impeke, watch some football, or listen to the beat of the drums at a local festival or event.

Drumming is an important part of the heritage of Burundi. Dancing is often part of a performance, which is incorporated into family gatherings, celebrations, and even some official ceremonies. If you get the opportunity, be sure to make time for a performance by the Royal Drummers of Burundi.

Several national parks and natural reserves make exploring Burundi and exciting endeavor. At Kibira National Park, for example, about 40,000 hectares of preserved forest land provide a refuge and habitat for several different monkey species. Thermal springs can be found along the tracks and paths in the park and the guards can provide scouting work for you to have a unique experience with local wildlife.

Lake Cohoha can be found in the north. It may be small, but it does give visitors the chance to enjoy local beaches. Holiday clubs and local resorts can be found here and at the other lakes in the country to provide a warm, relaxing holiday experience with all the amenities one would expect.

Burundi is the perfect destination for those who love to have a grand adventure. Make it your next destination and you’ll be able to plan an experience that you’ll never forget.

City Guides

Click on a city for more information about the city, maps, tourist information, tours and what to see an do in the city.

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Bujumbura, capital of Burundi

Bujumbura Travel Wiki Travel to Bujumbura Bujumbura is the home of Burundi’s coffee, cotton, and tin sectors. It also serves as the capital of the nation and sits on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. The lake is the second-deepest in the world and the beaches can be an interesting adventure. There are hippopotamuses that live in the lake and they can appear anywhere and at any time. For wildlife lovers, it is an opportunity to get close to one of nature’s most...

Travel resources

Below you can find usefull travel resources for your visit to the country

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Biggest City Burundi

Facts about Burundi, Biggest city What are the names of the largest cities in Burundi, and how big are the cities by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

Burundi Holidays

Burundi Public Holidays See the calendars for national Burundi holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Burundi holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.
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Geography and facts, Burundi

Burundi, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work.
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National Tourist Information Burundi

Traveladvisor in Burundi: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National Tourism Organisation. Discover the country and the cities getting the most out of your vacation with the professional help from the people who knows their country and their culture the best. Burundi Tourism Authority WEBSITE FACEBOOK TWITTER YOUTUBE FLICKR PINTEREST INSTAGRAM Discover Burundi

News from Burundi

News from Burundi - Stay updated ! Watch and listen to news resources from Burundi. There are several ways, radio, tv, written and social media, to stay updated on what is happening right now in the country, find some selected news sources in the menu below. If you have found a news source you think is missing, you can read or write comments and ask questions in the disqus field below. Other recommended news:

Travel forum Burundi

Burundi travel forum Discuss Burundi travel with other travellers. Looking for advice, answers and information from Travel Forum guides ? Post your travel questions. You can read and write questions and answers, and you can recommend travel advice and things to do and see in the disqus forum field below.

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

DateEnglish
January 1New Year's Day
February 5Unity Day
April 6Ntaryamira Day
May 1Labour Day
VariableAscension
July 1Independence Day
August 15Assumption
October 13Rwagasore Day
October 21Ndadaye Day
November 1All Saints' Day
December 25Christmas Day
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Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country

RankCityPop
1Bujumbura331.700
2Muyinga71.076
3Ruyigi 38.458
4Gitega23.167
5Ngozi 21.506
6Rutana 20.893
7Bururi 19.740
8Makamba 19.642
9Kayanza 19.443
10Muramvya 18.041