4 Days Bird Watching Tour in Rwanda

4 Days Bird Watching Tour in Rwanda

4 Days Bird Watching Tour in Rwanda

The 4 Days Bird Watching Tour in 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 chimpanzee and large groups of Rwenzori Colobus . Around 300 bird species, orchids and butterflies are other attractions that are within the park

Detailed 4 Days Bird Watching Tour in Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, a Dagiz Travel guide will welcome you. Begin your journey with a captivating bird-watching experience to explore Rwanda’s diverse birdlife. Following the bird watching, you’ll be transferred to your chosen accommodation for check-in.

Accommodation options:

  • Kigali Marriott Hotel
  • Radisson Blue
  • Kigali Serena Hotel
  • Okapi Hotel

Day 2: Transfer to Akagera National Park

Embark on a scenic 5-hour drive from Kigali City to Akagera National Park. In the afternoon, enjoy an exciting game drive, offering opportunities to spot a variety of wildlife, including elephants, zebras, giraffes, impalas, topis, bush bucks, eland, warthogs, baboons, mongoose, hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species.

Accommodation options:

  • Akagera Game Lodge
  • Ruzizi Tented Camp
  • Karenge Bush Camp

Day 3: Full Day Bird Watching Tour

Start the day with breakfast before immersing yourself in a full day of bird watching in Akagera National Park. Explore the park’s diverse bird species, including those endemic to the area. In the afternoon, take a boat trip along Lake Ihema to get close to water birds, such as African fish eagles, marabou storks, crowned cranes, open-billed storks, cormorants, herons, and egrets. With luck, you might even spot the elusive shoebill stork.

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast, embark on an en-route drive as you leave the park. Enjoy lunch on the way as you head back to the airport for your evening flight. Dagiz Travel wishes you a pleasant journey home.