Burundi Virtual Tour
The Burundi Virtual Tour to Learn About our Coffee from
Burundi is a small country located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
Burundi Virtual Tour
Burundi lies between Tanzania in the east and south, Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, and Rwanda in the north. It boasts a warm climate and equally warm hospitality. Because there’s plenty of interesting places to visit, Burundi’s a country where it’s great to be a tourist.
The country competed in the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. The nation won its first Olympic gold medal in this debut appearance at the Games. (Wikipedia)
Living among the lush green landscapes are the ninety percent of small-scale farmers who grow banana and cassava, as well as coffee and tea. Coffee farmers dwelling in the Burundi mountains manage their plantations with a country pride. Showcasing characteristics typical for African coffee, Burundi coffee boasts a clean delicate flavor, rich body, and bright acidity. In addition, the coffee can have a sweet berry taste, floral notes, hints of citrus, blueberry, or even pineapple.
One of the smallest countries in Africa, Burundi's land is used mostly for subsistence agricultural and grazing. As a result, deforestation, soil erosion and habitat loss have occurred. As of 2005, the country was almost completely deforested, with less than 6% of its land covered by trees and over half of that being commercial plantations.
Beauty of Burundi
You can admire Lake Tanganyika’s beauty from its extraordinary beaches. Its shores stretch from the capital city Bujumbura all the way to Nyanza Lac in southern Burundi, closer to Tanzania. Don’t be surprised if you catch a glimpse of a hippopotamus coming out of the water to rest alongside tourists on the beach. Additionally, Lake Tanganyika hosts a variety of fish that don’t exist elsewhere. For instance, Sangala (known as captain), Mukeke and Ndagala are not available in any other place in the world except in Burundi.