Gishora Drum Sanctuary

Gishora Drum Sanctuary

Gitega Province of Burundi


/ Person


1 day

Tour Type

Day Tour

Group Size

4 People Max



The site has two ritual drums that were never beaten and these include; the Ruciteme (the one for whom we clear the forest) and Murimirwa (the one for whom we cultivate). These were named to mean the farming vacation as well as the fertility and characteristic of the King.  Touring these sites is an incredible chance for one to enjoy the Burundian history and cultural heritage from its roots.Tour Gishora and be a part of Burundi’s culture by participating in traditional dances and performances.

  • Arrival in Bujumbura, the capital city of Burundi, and transfer to your hotel.
  • Explore Bujumbura: Visit the Independence Hero's Mausoleum, Musee Vivant (Living Museum), and the Central Market.
  • Enjoy a relaxing evening by Lake Tanganyika, the second deepest lake in the world.