Bird watching and Nature Reserves tour


Umusambi Village

Umusambi Village is a beautifully restored wetland area, providing a sanctuary for over 50 endangered Grey Crowned Cranes saved from the illegal pet trade. These majestic birds have been disabled as a result of captivity and are unable to be returned to the wild. Their new permanent home provides an enriching environment for them to enjoy nature again. As well as the Grey Crowned Cranes, this 21-hectare nature reserve is a peaceful haven for visitors to enjoy the walking trails and be at one with nature, while also learning about conservation work and the importance of protecting our natural environments.

Nyandungu Urban Wetland Eco-park

Nyandungu Urban Wetland Ecotourism Park spans 120 hectares and is a captivating Rwandan Eco park nestled between Gasabo and Kicukiro Districts. This eco-friendly destination not only offers sustainable travel experiences but also serves as a haven for birdwatching enthusiasts. With an extensive surface area, visitors have the opportunity to explore the diverse and thriving ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of nature as you observe more than 200 different bird species, making it an ideal destination for avid birdwatchers. This park seamlessly combines conservation efforts with the joy of discovering and counting a rich array of avian life, providing a truly enriching experience for nature lovers and enthusiasts alike

Nyarutarama Lake

A convenient birding spot within Kigali, Nyarutarama Lake, located near the Kigali Golf Course, has paths around it that offer excellent birdwatching at the lake, providing a good count of water birds and other diverse groups.