5 Days Rwanda Bird Watching Safari
This 5 Days Bird Watching Safari in Rwanda takes you to Akagera National Park, Nyabarongo & Bugesera which are one of the preferred birding destinations in Rwanda.. Rwanda is located in the Albertine Rift and its dense forests and mountains create a unique and remarkable environment for the Eco tourists to enjoy a bird watching Safari in Rwanda.Though small (about 250km east-west by 150km north-south) it has a bird list of over 700 species and supports the second highest number of Albertine Rift endemics than any other African country.
Day 1: Arrival at the Kigali city Airport
On arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, you will be received by one of our tour guides who will transfer you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you will do a city tour for being introduced about the history and culture of this country of thousand hills and visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. Overnight in Serena Hotel (High end facility) Chez Lando (Midrange facility), Accord Hotel (Budget hotel) Meal Plan (HB)
Day 2: Bird Watching at Nyabarongo and Nyarutarama
After an early breakfast , you will set off early in the morning for a bird watching experience in the wetlands of Nyabarongo and Nyarutama artificial lake. Dinner & Overnight at Serena Hotel (High end facility) , Chez Lando ( Midrange facility), Accord Hotel ( Budget hotel) Meal Plan (FB)
Day 3:Transfer to Akagera National Park
You will be transferred to Akagera National park after breakfast. On arrival, you will drive through the mixture of acacia and papyrus and have a chance to spot birds including Red-faced Barbet, Bennetts Woodpecker, Papyrus Gonolek, White-headed, Black and familiar Chats, Carruther’s and Tabora Cisticolas, White-winged and Broad-tailed Warblers and Miombo Wren-Warblers.Dinner & Overnight at the Ruzizi tented lodge (High-end facility) and Akagera Game Lodge (Mid-range facility) Meal Plan (FB)
Day 4:Game Drive in the Akagera National Park
Have morning breakfast and then set out to go for a game drive experience in the park. You will have a comprehensive of the Savannah plains of Akagera National park with sightings of the big five aminals (leopards, elephants, buffalo, black rhinos and the recently introduced lions) plus many other mammals such as the african zebras, antelopes, impalas, the Errands, baboons, to mention. you will exit the park via the north exit and drive heading back to Kigali for your final tour of the 5 Days Rwanda bird watching safari.
Dinner & Overnight at Serena Hotel (High end facility) Chez Lando (Midrange facility), Accord Hotel (Budget hotel) Meal Plan (FB).
Day 5:Bird Watching in Bugesera & Departure
After breakfast, you head to Bugesera valley for bird watching after visit the genocide memorial site of Ntarama and Nyamata and in the afternoon we will return to Kigali. Basing on the time of your flight, we enjoy a city tour prior to your departure flight.