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Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world (based on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and purchasing power), and has recently emerged through a cloud of conflicts and civil unrest which spanned generations.

Though landlocked between Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi also shares borders with Lake Tanganyika, and there are lots of activities to enjoy.

From checking out various craft markets to relaxing at Saga beach, we will be spotlighting safe ways you can explore Burundi’s rich cultures and landscapes.

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