Bujumbura Tour

5 Hours

This relatively small city has not seen much development over the past decades mainly due to years of conflict in the region. The city, commonly known as Buji, has retained other characteristics from its period as a French colony such as excellent food, drink and nightlife. French cuisine can be found at various restaurants in the city, occupying a wide range of prices and quality. Sights in the city include the university which is the only one in Burundi and the Independence Monument which remembers hard times of occupation by French, Belgian and German rulers. The Living Museum is also located in Bujumbura and is arguably one of the best museums of its kind in Africa. It shows ancient and modern crafts used in Burundi.


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If you want to go by car, the driving distance between Bujumbura and Gitega is 101.24 km. If you ride your car with an average speed of 112 kilometers/hour (70 miles/h), travel time will be 00 hours 54 minutes. Please check the avg. speed travel time table on the right for various options.
Adding Gishora drum sanctuary to any Burundi tour itinerary is always recommended when traveling to the country. Gishora Drum Sanctuary being reachable within a few 15-minute drive north of Gitega is one of the recommended places to visit in Burundi. Augustine Tours runs day tours and multi-day tours in Burundi.
A day tour to Karera waterfalls usually starts from Bujumbura and combines a visit to the source of the Nile, the Gitega National Museum, and Gishora Drum Sanctuary. Along the falls, you can observe the general scenery of this 142 ha area is gorgeous. Impressive are the large gorges, waterfalls, and occasional caves in Rutana province.
The Kibira National Park (French: Parc national de Kibira) is a national park in northwestern Burundi. Overlapping four provinces and covering 400 km (150 sq mi), Kibira National Park lies atop the mountains of the Congo-Nile Divide. It extends north from the provincial town of Muramvya to the border of Rwanda.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Tickets – boat, train, plane Auto
  • car rental, gas, tolls Lodging
  • camp sites, hotels Food
  • pack your own, restaurants Entertainment
  • attractions, museums, concerts Shopping
  • gifts, souvenirs Pet/Child Care Read more about preparing yourself financially for a vacation or travel.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • 1- Telephone Expenses
  • #2 – Travelling Expenses
  • #3 – Office Equipment and Supplies
  • #4 – Utility Expenses
  • #5 – Property Tax
How long is this trip?

If you’re the antsy type, have your activities lined up. “We have seen in data collected by Utrip that most trips longer than seven to ten days are very frequently about discovery and exploration, not relaxation,” he says. Think: a Lake Tanganyika tour, backpacking in Burundi, or hiking in Bujumbura.

How difficult is this trip?

These small things can add up and really weigh on your mind. If it gets to a certain level you could be tempted to cancel your trip and go back to your previous life. Traveling asks you to step out of your out of your comfort zone and, without enough positive reinforcement, it can become overwhelming.

How are the guides?

Tour guides work in the travel industry, giving guided tours to groups of visitors. They are experts on the history of the location they are in, and offer their tour groups interesting .

What equipments do i need to bring?

This is also true for students because a lesson is a dialogue between the teacher and the student, the later must also be able to express himself, ask questions, etc… Therefore, a microphone functioning properly is mandatory. If the one on your laptop does not work, use a headset. It is quite affordable and ideal.

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Bujumbura Tour

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July 2024