Small Group Guided Shared Tour To Gishora Drum Sanctuary From Bujumbura

Bujumbura, Burundi

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Tour Overview

Join us on a full guided private tour from Bujumbura City in a private vehicle and private tour guide to Gitega, Burundi political city then head to Gishora, Burundi premier drum sanctuary and the birthplace of the majestic Burundi drummers.


07/13/2022 - 02/28/2036

Tour Type

Private Tour



Physical Difficulty


Tour Start At

8:00 AM


8 hours

Tour Description

Soon after hotel collection in Bujumbura and surrounding areas, We will drive to Gitega the political city of Burundi with our first stop being in Gishora Bundian premier drum sanctuary and the birthplace of this world class famous experience. Gishora drum sanctuary is famous for drum making. The area has two ritual drums that have never been beaten.

Ruciteme-the one for whom we clear the forest and Murimirwa- the one for whom we cultivate. Besides, they are other ordinary drums which the Batimbo (drummers) used during special occasions of the country. Afterwards, visit the National museum and the Gitega city tour including the catholic village. Lunch will be served in Gitega, then take a scenic drive back to Bujumbura. This is one of the most scenic drive in East Africa, with coffee, tea, wheat and bananas plantations scenery.

Tour Highlights

  • Gishora Drum Sanctuary 
  • Gitega
  • Bugarama
  • Tea Tea Plantation

Tour Includes

  • Hotel pick upland drop off
  • Private guide and private vehicle
  • Entrance fees to all places of interest
  • Fuel & Parking
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch

Tour Exclusions

  • Tips and gratuities

Additional Info

  • This a private tour just for you and your party
  • Dress casual and comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring a hat and a jacket

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund


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