4 Days Bird watching safari Rwanda
The 4 Days Bird Watching Safari Rwanda takes you to the most interesting destinations in the land of a thousand hills. Explore Nyungwe Forest, the massive montane forest found in southern Rwanda and the largest in Central Africa. Nyungwe Forest National Park is home to 13 primate species including chimpanzees and large groups of Rwenzori Colobus. Around 300 bird species, orchids and butterflies are other attractions that are within the park
Detailed Itinerary for 4 Days Bird Watching Tour in Rwanda.
DAY 1:Arrival at Kigali International Airport
When you arrive at Kigali airport, you will be welcomed by our tour guide and straight away start bird watching because Rwanda birds are among the welcoming biodiversity around the place. Then you will be transferred to the lodge or hotel for check in.
DAY 2 : Transfer to Akagera
Today you will transfer to Akagera National Park about 5 hour drive from Kigali City, later in the afternoon you will embark on a game drive where you will have chance to see some animals including; elephants, zebras, giraffes, impalas, topis, bush bucks, eland, warthogs, baboons, Mongoose, the hippos, the crocodiles and various bird species.
DAY 3 : Full day birdwatching safari
After morning breakfast, you will embark on your full day bird watching in Akagera National Park which is always impressed by what they find, mostly the many bird species that range from water to forest and also savannah as well as the migratory bird species and many of these are endemic to the park, and are so rare like the papyrus gonolex which is found in the papyrus swamps. In afternoon, you will have boat trip along Lake Ihema, this give you the opportunity to get close to the plentiful water birds including numerous African fish eagles, marabou stork, crowned cranes, open-billed stork, cormorants, herons and egrets. If you are lucky you may even get to see the elusive shoebill stork.
DAY 4 : Departure
After morning breakfast, you will have en-route drive as move out to the Park with lunch en-route as drive back to airport for your evening flight
- Bottled mineral water
- transportation in a 4X4safari car
- professional English speaking driver/guide
- professional birding guide
- game drive
- bird watching as per the itinerary
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenditure on stuff like telephone/internet, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, etc
- Medical insurance and many more
Birdwatching in Rwanda
Birdwatching in Rwanda Rwanda is home to over 700 bird species which are scattered between protected areas, swamps, and agricultural lands. Most of the birding happens in the 3 protected areas of Akagera national park, Nyungwe national park and Volcanoes national park. To enjoy bird watching in Rwanda, you need to be prepared to stay out…