Special Notice

February 2020

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all travel to:

  • areas of Bujumbura Rural Province west of the Rusizi river towards the Democratic Republic of Congo border, with the exception of the Rusizi Delta Nature Reserve

  • Cibitoke and Bubanza provinces

  • Ruvubu National Park

  • the road north of Bujumbura airport towards Cibitoke

  • the main road running west from Kayanza through the Kibira National Park.

It also cautions against all but essential travel to the rest of Burundi.



Independent republic in Central Africa bounded by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south and the Congo Democratic Republic to the west.


Capital: Bujumbura

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