Volcano Sedimentary Rock, Ruhwa, Burundi

Volcano Sedimentary Rock, Ruhwa, Burundi

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13th - 14th  May, 2023


Day 1: Volcano sedimentary rocks

Delegates will depart at 09.00 am from Bujumbura to the hydrothermal water of Ruhwa in Cibitoke province. The distance from Bujumbura to that site is 67 km. At the site delegates will view the three hot springs whose temperature can reach 60 to 70°C.

Hot springs of Ruhwa
Hot springs of Ruhwa


The geological environment consists of volcano- sedimentary rocks. On the way back from Ruhwa, delegates will view Rukoko forest before arriving to the Rusizi Park which is located 13km from Bujumbura City. In this park there are various animal species and plants. This site is close to the mouth (outlet) of the Tanganyika Lake. Delegates will spend the night in Bujumbura Town.

Day 2: Germans Fault of Nyakazu

Germans Fault of Nyakazu
Germans Fault of Nyakazu


Delegates will depart from Bujumbura to the Southern source of Nile about 115km from Bujumbura, in Bururi Province. They will visit the faults of Germans and Karera water falls. After Karera, delegates will then depart to Gitega about 100km from Bujumbura, the second town of the country located in the middle of Burundi, where they will visit two sites, namely; Gitega National Museum, the Traditional drummers at Gishora site. Delegates will spend the night at Gitega Town.

Karera Waterfalls
Karera Waterfalls

Fees: US$750 per person.

Cost- will cover local transport, meals, access to Rusizi Park and accommodation.


Mr Bigirimana Gérard,
Ministry of Hydraulic, Energy and Mines
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Tel: +257 79 981634

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