A 4 days birding safari which starts and ends in Kigali. This safari can also be done as a private safari. It takes you to Nyungwe; the massive montane forest found in southern Rwanda and is the largest in Central Africa. It has got thirteen species of primate including chimpanzee and large groups of Rwenzori Colobus. Tracking is on steep slippery hillsides and viewing is unpredictable. Around 300 bird species, orchids and butterflies are other attractions.
While on safari, clients stay 3 nights at the basic ORTPN Gisakura Rest house which is found on the western edge of Nyungwe forest.
Day 1: Travel to Nyungwe Forest National Park.
You will be briefed about your safari and then 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: Forest Walk.
Go on a guided walk in search of the large groups of Colobus monkeys and birds including the Rwenzori turaco or go 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.
You will have a guided nature walk in the forest or go chimp tracking. Dinner and overnight at ORTPN Rest House (FB)
Day 4: Return to Kigali.
Return to Kigali. Enroute, you will visit the cultural museum in Butare. Transfer to airport for your onward flight.
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