Welcome to Rwanda Birding Safari Tours Guide, Birding Places, Birding Tips & Updates.
Welcome to Rwanda Birding Guide an online travel resourceful information centre that will help you to know about the birding places, tips, ideas, updates and birding safaris in Rwanda, knowing where to stay, tour companies, Rwanda maps, how to get to get to Rwanda by air or road and so much more.. The birding highlights in Rwanda include the Red-Faced Barbet, Shoe bill Stork, Bennett’s Wood pecker, Papyrus Gonolek and the Miombo Wren-Warblers. Rwanda has seven Important Birding Areas (IBAs) including the three National Parks — Akagera, Nyungwe and Volcanoes. The other Important Birding Areas are the Rugezi Swamp, Akanyaru, Nyabarongo and Cyamudongo.
For all birders planning for your birding safari workshops in Africa do not miss out this East/Central African region that is found in the Albertine rift region where most of the African and migratory loved birds can be spotted in National Parks, reserves and wetlands. Birding in Rwanda can be started from the Akagera National Park wetlands and here you can spot the rare shoe stork bill along the shores of Lake Ihema on either afternoon or sunset boat cruise and then others are spotted on game drive wildlife safari.
Before visitors have been visiting Rwanda for gorilla safaris in the Volcanoes National Park and may be Chimpanzee trek in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Today a high number of birders are visiting Rwanda to experience the birding holidays and now it is done in all the Important Birding Areas of Rwanda. Most of Rwanda safari companies today due to the high rate of Rwanda gorilla permit offers Rwanda birding & gorilla safari packages visiting the 3 national parks (Akagera, Nyungwe and Volcanoes) in month from November to May every year and a discounted gorilla permit of $ 1050 USD per person is offered and hence making the safari much more affordable.
Birder traveling for long days looking for birds from Rwanda you can visit countries like Uganda and Kenya and a East Africa tourist visa is valid at $ 100 USD per person for the 90 days and to visit Tanzania safari you can buy another visa and continue with your birding and wildebeest migration safari in Africa.
Rwanda birding destinations include:
- National Parks
- Lake Kivu