3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Nyungwe Forest

Visit the Rwandan Nyungwe forest home of chimpanzees and other primates. This park is found in the southern part of Rwanda almost on the border of DR Congo bordering Lake Kivu, this Park is like the Kibale National Park of Uganda with 13 primates including the chimpanzees which is the main attraction. 

While on your tour to Nyungwe, you are going to take part in two main activities that are; chimpanzee trekking which is one of the most done activities and the reason why most travellers visit Nyungwe and activity canopy walk which is 50 meters from the ground and it is swinging above the trees

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Nyungwe from Kigali

On landing at Kigali International airport in Rwanda, our company driver guide will welcome you to Rwanda a country of its kind with a lot of attractions you should not miss and he will take you through a short briefing about how you are going to spend your tour. After all, that, leave Kigali for Nyungwe forest national park home to a lot of wildlife as well as birdlife. The drive from Kigali to Nyungwe forest will take you 6-7 hours and upon arrival check in at the accommodation which ranges from luxury to budget, spend your night there as you enjoy nature.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk

On this day for gorilla trekking, wake up very early in the morning have breakfast then drive to the headquarters where you will meet the Park ranger guide he or she will take you through a briefing shortly and without wasting any minute set off to the forest to look for chimpanzees. Chimpanzees live in groups or families and every group is trekked by a group of 8 people per day.

You will spend almost 5-7 hours looking for that one gorilla family that is allocated for you to trek. When you successfully find that family, you will be allowed to spend one hour in their presence as you watch over their behaviors and take time and you interact with them. After moving back to the lodge for lunch head for a canopy walk in the evening. You will have a look at primates, and birds and also enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kigali

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning and pack your luggage and drive out from Nyungwe national Park to Kigali. Optional city tour and after flying back to your home country.

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