Day 1

Arrive Kigali Air port transfer to Kigali. Time permitting, go for a tour of Kigali city including the Genocide Memorial, the Market and the Crafts shops. ON Kigali Serena.[BB]

Day 2

Drive to Akagera National Park arriving in time for lunch, relax during the heat of the day and in the evening, go birding down the lakes in search of large storks esp the Shoe bill, the cormorants, egret, the African fish and many more. ON Akagera Game Lodge.[FB]

Day 3

An early game drive in search of the Savanah birds and you will be having better chances of seeing some game such as the biggest antelope, the Loan Antelope and the fastest one, the Topi on the hills overlooking a chain of the lakes neighboring River Kagera, return to Lake Ihema late in the after noon for a boat ride on the lake where you will see much of water birds an if luck you will see the biggest Nile Crocodile. ON Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 4

Another day in the park enjoying the beauty of Akagera NP especially the lower parts of the park. Here you could possibly see a shoebill. ON Akagera Game Lodge

Day 5

An early start for Nyungwe Forest. On the Way, visit the King’s Palace and the National Museum one of the richest in Africa in terms of culture, lunch in Butare and prceed to Nyungwe. Go for an evening Birding in the near by forest. ON N F Lodge[FB].

Day 6

An early start for Kamiranzovu Swamp and enjoy the whole morning birding and return to the lodge during the heat of the day for lunch. In the Evening, go birding at Karamba and return late for dinner.

Day 7

Go for a walk to the water fall where you have better chances of seeing one of the albertine endemics, the Rwenzori Turaco. In the afternoon, go for the colobus monkeys. ON N F Lodge[FB]

Day 8

Leave for Kigali and transfer back to the Airport for your return flight.