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6 Days Rwanda Birdwatching and Gorilla Tracking Tour

6 Days Rwanda Birdwatching and Gorilla Tracking Tour

Day 1: Arrival for Rwanda Birding and Mountain Gorilla Trekking Trip

Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted and transferred to Nyungwe Forest Reserve, a picturesque area situated in southwest Rwanda. As you journey to Nyungwe, soak in the stunning landscapes and prepare for an adventure filled with birdwatching and gorilla trekking.

Day 2: Birdwatching Nyungwe Forest Reserve of Rwanda

Nyungwe Forest is a biodiversity hotspot, offering a rich habitat for a wide array of bird species. With its diverse terrain and altitude variations, Nyungwe is home to 275 recorded bird species, including numerous endemic and rare birds. Embark on a birdwatching excursion at Uwinka, where you’ll have the opportunity to spot Albertine Rift endemic birds like the Kivu Ground-Thrush, White-tailed Blue-flycatcher, and many more. Prepare for an early morning start to maximize your birdwatching experience.

Day 3: Whole Day Birding Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda

Dedicate the entire day to birding in Nyungwe Forest, exploring its lush vegetation and listening to the melodious calls of various bird species. With its status as a crucial forest for montane bird conservation in the region, Nyungwe offers a captivating birding experience amidst its pristine natural surroundings.

Day 4: Birding and Gorillas

Depart from Nyungwe Forest to Volcanoes National Park, renowned for its mountain gorilla population. Along the way, indulge in birdwatching opportunities while en route to the park. Prepare for the upcoming gorilla trekking adventure while immersing yourself in Rwanda’s captivating wildlife.

Day 5: Rwanda Gorilla Trekking- Volcanoes National Park

Today marks the highlight of your trip as you embark on a thrilling mountain gorilla tracking experience in Volcanoes National Park. Accompanied by experienced guides, venture into the dense forest in search of these magnificent creatures. Witnessing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat is a truly unforgettable encounter, offering insights into their behavior and conservation efforts.

Day 6: Departure

Bid farewell to Rwanda as you transfer to Kigali for your departure. Reflect on your incredible birdwatching and gorilla trekking adventures, carrying cherished memories of Rwanda’s remarkable wildlife and natural beauty.

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