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What to see in Burundi

Burundi Attractions

Burundi is a country with so much to offer, not only with regards to sights and activities, but also the attitudes and culture of the wonderful people that you are sure to meet. The geographical position of this country allows it to have a wide range of beautiful landscapes, which offer amazing views and attractions. The country of Burundi is also the home to a truly amazing people, culture, and history, which add to the rich diversity of the nation.

As a visitor to Burundi, you can explore a traditional way of life in a small Busekera village, visit the countryside and learn about its farming community, or participate in the discovery of the history behind the vibrant life of the Burundian people.

In the legendary hills of this African nation evidence of ancient kingdoms can be found: Kiganda, for example, is a small town in Muramvya where tourists can explore a Burundian Heritage Site with two traditional royal grounds open to the public. Distributed throughout the small country, beautiful waterfalls such as Kagera Falls are also not to be missed, and for a good bout of relaxation head to the beaches of the famous Lake Tanganyika, where one can sit back and enjoy an African sunset like no other.

Because the best attractions are situated in rural areas, it is wise to hire a professional guide for your sightseeing in Burundi.

Kagera Falls

The Chutes de la Kagera (Kagera Falls) are a spectacular series of waterfalls in southeastern Burundi, located to the south of Rutana within the Mpinga National Park. The falls occupy over…

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Lake Tanganyika

Lake Tanganyika is regarded as the second largest and second deepest freshwater lake in the world after Siberia's Lake Baikal. Situated amid the natural beauties of the Great Rift Valley…

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Museé Vivant

Located within Bujumbura, in a reconstructed traditional Burundian village, the Museé Vivant is an interesting place to visit, although it's not for the faint-hearted. The village section of…

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