East Africa - Burundi (PDF Chapter)

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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. Bujumbura has a lovely location on the shores of Lake Tanganyika and just outside the city are some of the finest inland beaches on the continent.

  • down a cold one under the shade of a palm tree on Saga Beach, one of Africa’s finest inland beaches
  • maps
  • travel to Burundi’s very own pyramid, a memorial marking a small stream in Kasumo, at the southernmost Source du Nil
  • transport
  • be among the first to rediscover the wildlife of the Parc National de la Rusizi and remote Parc National de la Kibira
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Bujumbura & around, Source du Nil, Gitega, Chutes de la Karera, Understand and Survival Guide.

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