East Africa - Burundi (PDF Chapter)
This is the Burundi chapter from Lonely Planet’s East Africa guidebook.
Tiny Burundi is an incongruous mix of soaring mountains, languid lakeside communities and a tragic past blighted by ethnic conflict. Sadly, at the time of writing, the entire country was con-sidered unsafe to visit.
- sample the great nightlife and delicious food of the sultry capital, Bujumbura
- experience the soft white sands, warm waters and a stash of cool beach bars that make Saga Beach one of the most enticing inland beaches in Africa
- watch antelopes and hippos splash and stomp through Parc National de la Rusizi, just out-side Bujumbura
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Burundi, Burundi Today, History, Culture, Environment, Introduction, Burundi at a Glance, Fast Facts.
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