6 days in Bujumbura Itinerary
— 5 nights
Sun, Dec 25 - Fri, Dec 30
Bujumbura — 5 nights
Because of its history, Bujumbura reflects a colonial charm which shows through in its buildings, wide boulevards, and carefree way of life.Change things up with these side-trips from Bujumbura: Gitega (National Museum of Gitega & Gishora Drum Sanctuary). Spend the 25th (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of Rusizi National Park. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Livingstone-Stanley Monument, steep yourself in history at Musee Vivant, don't miss a visit to Monument de l'Unite, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Regina Mundi Cathedral.
For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bujumbura travel itinerary planner.
If you are flying in from Tanzania, the closest major aiport is Bujumbura Melchior Ndadaye International Airport. In December in Bujumbura, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night.