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Rwanda Luxury Tours by Verdant Safaris are the absolute best way to explore this remarkable land of a thousand hills. Rwanda is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the whole of Africa due to the abundance of tourist attractions in the country including some of the rarest, such as the mountain gorillas that roam freely in the world-famous Volcanoes National Park. The country is also blessed with year-round conducive climate that enables wildlife to not only survive but thrive. Rwandan local people are some of the most hospitable and welcoming people you will find plus the country is one of the safest places to visit, not to mention the absolute cleanest. Luxury Safari Tours in Rwanda grant you the opportunity to explore this beautiful country in the most comfortable and epic way possible. You can be sure to stay at the very best safari lodges and accommodation facilities strategically located in the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Tourists to Rwanda often times like to indulge in the wonderful gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park because these gorillas are only found in just a handful of destinations, Rwanda being one of them. Rwanda’s only savannah wildlife park, Akagera National Park is one to marvel at while in Rwanda as it is home of the big five, and the majority of the wildlife and bird species in Rwanda. Nyungwe Forest National Park is another top tourist destination in Rwanda and is famous for being home to the chimpanzees. The park also presents the surreal Canopy Walk Experience that gives you panoramic views of this dense and untouched tropical rainforest. The Canopy Walk Experience is also a great way to spot a number of birds in the forest.

Our Rwanda Luxury Tours are well crafted to give you the most amazing experience throughout your stay in Rwanda. You will explore the best tourist attractions, stay the best safari lodges, travel in the best safari vehicles and take helicopter tours to fully take in the aerial view of this beautiful land. At Verdant Safaris, we are fully committed and well poised to organize the best possible Rwanda Safaris for you at any time of the year. We have a team of dedicated staff who will pay keen attention to every last detail of your tour and deliver to your satisfaction. Take a look at our recommended Rwanda Luxury Tours and contact us to start planning your safari in Rwanda.

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Rwanda Helicopter Tours

Exploring the various tourist destinations in Rwanda is now much better with the introduction of Rwanda Helicopter Tours by Akagera Aviation, a privately-owned aviation agency operating helicopter tours throughout Rwanda. Akagera Aviation is licensed by the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCCA) and was appointed as a Robinson Helicopter Dealership and Service Center. The service is excellent, the Helicopter Fleet is pristine and the country is waiting for you to come and explore. Akagera Aviation has offices in the main terminal building and operations take place from their dedicated hanger on the airside of Kigali International Airport. Helicopter Tours in Rwanda are the best choice for tourists who prefer to experience the aerial view of Rwanda and those who may need to spend less time to get to their preferred destinations in the country.

Akagera Aviation Helicopter Fleet

AgustaWestland AW109S Grand

The AgustaWestland AW109S Grand is a lightweight, twin-engine, utility helicopter manufactured by British-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland. It entered service in 2005 and has since been used in a variety of roles including light transport, emergency lifesaving, search and rescue and military applications. The AW109S features advanced avionics.

Agusta AW119MKII

The AW119 is the fastest and most powerful single-engine helicopter with a unique combination of economy, high speed and versatility. With a spacious, comfortable and elegant cabin tailored to customer needs and can comfortably accommodate up to six passengers, who benefit from the large luggage compartment. The AW119 is competitively priced and offers good accessibility.

Robinson 44

The Robinson 44 (R44) is a single-engine, three-seat helicopter manufactured by the Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. The Robinson is ideal for aerial photography due to its popular removable door feature. It features an enclosed cabin with two rows of side-by-side seating for a pilot and three passengers. The R44 has hydraulic assisted flight controls.

Helicopter Tours to Akagera National Park

A Rwanda helicopter tour and transfer to Akagera National Park offers a breath-taking bird’s eye view of a land of a thousand hills. Helicopters to Akagera National Park land at the helipad of Magashi Tent Camp, which is convenient for visitors staying at the camp. Visitors staying at the Rusizi Tented Camp or Akagera Game Lodge will be dropped off near Kayonza, where the park headquarters are located. Instead of spending nearly three hours in a safari vehicle, tourists can travel from Kigali to Akagera National Park in just 30 minutes by helicopter. There are regular flights that operate daily at 2:00pm for helicopter transfers from Kigali to Akagera National Park and also the scheduled flight for transfer from the park back to Kigali is at 2:45pm. However, travellers can sign up for charter flights at any time, provided the weather conditions are favourable for helicopter flights.

Helicopter Tours to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Most tourists to Rwanda like to explore Nyungwe Forest National Park, the home of chimpanzees in Rwanda. The journey from Kigali to Nyungwe by car can take about 5 hours, which may be too demanding on some tourists that opt for a helicopter flight instead that only takes 45 minutes to reach Nyungwe, in addition to the wonderful aerial views. In Nyungwe Forest National Park, helicopters land at One&Only Nyungwe House helipad from where tourists can connect to their respective lodges by car, usually booked in advance. Apart from taking part in tracking chimpanzees, tourists visiting Nyungwe Forest National Park can also take part in a Canopy Walk Experience that provides panoramic views of this thick rainforest.

Helicopter Tours to Volcanoes National Park

Helicopter tours to Volcanoes National Park operate from Kigali International Airport to Musanze Airstrip. The Musanze Airstrip is very close to the park headquarters and most of the safari lodges that offer accommodation within Volcanoes National Park. A helicopter flight to Volcanoes National Park is just 30 minutes. Join us for the ultimate and most scenic tour to Musanze’s Volcanoes National Park. With daily helicopter tours to Volcanoes National Park, tourists experience one of the most beautiful adventures before an amazing mountain gorilla trekking experience. Other tourist activities in Volcanoes National Park include golden monkey tracking, visiting Musanze Cave, hiking to Diane Fossey’s tomb, hiking to Mount Bisoke and Mount Muhabra, and cultural experiences in villages around Musanze.

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