Bujumbura Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital and the largest city of Burundi, Bujumbura is located on the north-eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika, which is the second deepest lake in the world. It is the main port of the country. The city features a tropical savanna climate with distinct dry and wet seasons. The wet season in Bujumbura is from October through April and the remaining five months are of dry season. This steamy little city has retained much of its grandiose colonial town planning, with imposing public buildings and wide boulevards. With a lot of tourist attractions, the city is excellent as a vacation destination.
Places of Interest in Bujumbura
Located around 12 kilometers south of Bujumbura, Livingstone–Stanley Monument marks a location where missionary and explorer Dr David Livingstone and explorer and journalist Henry Morton Stanley visited and spend two nights on 25th to 27th November 1871. The monument is referred to in French as La Pierre de Livingstone et Stanley.
The Reptile Park:
The Reptile Park is an interactive zoo where visitors can witness many snakes and alligators within the park. Here, visitors can play with the animals and can feel their skin texture. In addition to this, local traditional dancers are also at hand to enrich visitor's experience with wonderful dance steps.
Rusizi River National Park:
Located just outside of Bujumbura, Rusizi River National Park is a beautiful park apt for nature lovers. The plains surrounding the river are flooded periodically thus attracting hundreds of animals to this region. Hippopotamuses are just one of the several animals to come to this area. With its clear skies, Rusizi River National Park is a bird-watchers paradise.