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4 Days Rwanda Bird Watching Safari

4 Days Rwanda Bird Watching Safari

1 day Akagera national game park safari

This 4 days Rwanda birding safari starts and ends in Kigali. On this safari, visit Nyungwe Forest, the massive montane forest found in southern Rwanda and the largest in Central Africa. Nyungwe 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. While on safari, clients stay 3 nights at the basic ORTPN Gisakura Rest house which is situated on the Western edge of Nyungwe forest.

Trip Overview

Day 1: To Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit the old palace in Nyanza. O/D ORTPN Rest House (FB)
Day 2: Birding and Nature Walks in Nyungwe Forest Walk. O/D ORTPN Rest House (FB)
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest.O/D ORTPN Rest House (FB)
Day 4: Return to Kigali. Visit the cultural museum in Butare. Transfer to the airport.

Day 1: Nyungwe Forest National Park Safari
3 days bird watching

After a briefing about your safari, drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit the old palace in Nyanza and drive past green hills of tea and the vast Nyungwe Forest. Overnight and dinner at ORTPN Rest house (FB)

Day 2: Nyungwe Forest Walk
Undertake a guided nature walk in search of the large groups of Colobus monkeys and birds including the Rwenzori turaco or undertake chimp tracking. You will have Picnic lunch while in the park and return in the late afternoon. Overnight and dinner ORTPN Rest house (FB)

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking

Early in the morning undertake chimp tracking. Dinner and overnight at ORTPN Rest House (FB)

Day 4: Return to Kigali

Drive back to Kigali. En route, you will visit the cultural museum in Butare. Transfer to airport for your onward flight.

End of the tour


  • Airport Transfers
  • Bottled Water
  • 4X4 Safari car for Transportation
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Not Included

  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance
  • Air tickets
  • Drinks from the Accommodation

To make an inquiry for this safari; 

Please send an email to: info@africansafarijourneys.com
or give us a direct call through: +250 783 008 990 

Best Time to Visit Rwanda

Planning to visit Rwanda for an safari holiday or trip? The best time to visit Rwanda varies according to the seasosn of the year; i.e. between June to Mid-September is the long dry season; October to November is a shorter rainy season and it’s followed by a short dry season from December to February. During both of Rwanda’s dry seasons, there is often light cloud cover. Therefore, one can choose Rwanda at any time of the year depending on the safari expectations and interests.

Book Gorilla Permits

Rwanda gorilla permits cost $1500 and Uganda gorilla permits cost $600. These have to be acquired months before your trip to be assured of viewing the mountain gorillas. Read more about booking gorilla permits.