Rwanda Birding Tour

Rwanda Birding Tour – 4 Days

Rwanda is a mesmerizing target for bird watching. Rwanda in its smaller size boasts of 650 bird species out of which 44 species are only in Rwanda. The Purple-breasted Sunbird, the Shoe Bill, the Rwenzori Turaco, the Rockefeller’s Sunbird, the Red-faced Barbet, the Little Bee Eater, Collared Apalis, and Fraser’s Eagle Owl are among the highly sought after birds by most tourists anyone of the national parks of Rwanda like Akagera National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park. In the enormous and fine-looking Nyungwe Forest, you will seek out for some additional Albertine Rift endemics, outstanding among them are the Red-collared Babbler, Kungwe Apalis, Shelley’s Crimson wing and Albertine Owlet. In Akagera National Park, you look for Shoebill and many other species in the woodlands and the papyrus marshes.

Itinerary for Bird Watching Safari in Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival at Kigali International Airport
When you arrive at Kigali airport, you will straight away start Bird watching because Rwanda Birds are among the welcoming biodiversity around the place. You then retire to lodge or hotel. You will be seeing birds all along the way. Spend an overnight and enjoy your dinner at Okapi Hotel.

Day 2: Move to Akagera National Park for birding
From the hotel after a morning breakfast, transfer to Akagera National Park. Upon arrival, you will take on birding in the expansive savannah where the best panoramic views overlooking the River Akagera strolls are known to be. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 3: Birding
Take breakfast and begin bird watching for the complete day in the park. Around lunch hours, you will enjoy lunch and afterwards go back to the lodge for a relaxation. Diverse bird species like the headed Black Chat, Bennett’s Woodpecker, Long-toed Lapwing, Tabora Cisticola White-winged Warbler, Swamp Flycatcher, White-Black-collared Barbet and Miombo Wren-warbler will not escape your sight. Dinner and overnight at Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 4: Take a departure flight
Go back to Kigali Airport for your departure flight.
End of the trip

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