Rwanda Birding Tour – 9 days

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Embark on a thrilling 9-day birding tour in Rwanda, a paradise for bird enthusiasts. Explore diverse habitats, from forests to wetlands, and encounter an incredible array of bird species. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Rwanda’s natural landscapes as we discover its avian treasures.


Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, our representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax and acclimatize to your surroundings.

After breakfast, embark on a guided city tour of Kigali, visiting landmarks and points of interest. In the afternoon, journey to Akagera National Park, a diverse ecosystem known for its rich birdlife. Check into your lodge and prepare for an exciting birding adventure.

Spend the day exploring Akagera National Park, known for its savannah grasslands, lakes, and papyrus swamps. Embark on game drives and birding excursions, where you'll have the opportunity to spot a wide variety of birds, including waterfowls, raptors, and numerous species of weavers, kingfishers, and waxbills.

After breakfast, depart for Nyungwe Forest National Park, a biodiversity hotspot brimming with bird species. Enjoy the scenic drive as you make your way to the lush forests. Check into your lodge and rest for the day, preparing for the birding expeditions ahead.

Spend the next three days exploring the wonders of Nyungwe Forest National Park. Venture into the dense jungle, guided by experienced birding experts. Encounter a plethora of bird species, including a variety of colorful turacos, hornbills, sunbirds, and the Albertine Rift endemics. Enjoy the symphony of bird calls as you immerse yourself in this avian paradise.

After breakfast, depart for Volcanoes National Park, renowned for its stunning landscapes and, most notably, the endangered mountain gorillas. En route, keep an eye out for bird species along the journey. Check into your lodge and relax amidst the breathtaking scenery.

Embark on a final birding adventure in Volcanoes National Park before bidding farewell to Rwanda's avian wonders. After the birding excursion, enjoy a scenic drive back to Kigali, where a transfer will be arranged to take you to the airport for your departure.

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals as specified (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
  • Professional English-speaking birding guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Birding excursions and game drives as mentioned
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Rwanda Birding Tour – 9 days

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