3 Days Nyungwe Forest Experience: Chimpanzee Trekking

3 Days Nyungwe forest experience. Start/End: Kigali, Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park

Trip Overview:

The 3 Days Nyungwe forest experience will start from Kigali, taking you to Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest national park for chimpanzee trekking tour experience. Nyungwe Forest one of the largest remaining tropical rain forests in Africa and end back to Kigali afterwards. The forest is rich in terms of primate diversity in Africa continent with around 13 primate species recorded in single location in East Africa. This includes large troops of colobus monkeys that often travel in groups of 300 or more individual. Chimpanzee which is our closest relative on the earth, L’hoest monkeys which can easily be spotted along the road in troops of around 10 – 20, Grey checked mangabeys, The Owl faced monkeys that is endemic to Albertine rift. The attraction here is chimpanzee trackingForest canopy walk, Bird watching, and Nature walks.

Trip Highlights:

  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Forest Canopy walk / Angolan colobus monkey tracking
  • Cultural and historical site visit

Included in the price

  • Airport transfers
  • Transport costs in 4wd comfortable vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Full time English speaking and knowledgeable Driver/guide
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Cultural and historical visit fees
  • Drinking water during the tour
  • Forest Canopy walk/Colobus monkey tracking fees
  • Kigali City tour

Excluded in the price

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

Detailed Itinerary of 3 Days Nyungwe Forest Experience

DAY 1: Transfer to Nyungwe forest with a visit to cultural and historical sites

The guide will pick you from your hotel in Kigali Rwanda and take you to Nyungwe forest with a visit to Kings palace in Nyanza, National museum in Butare, Murambi Genocide memorial with lunch break later continue through the forest to Gisakura eastern side where you will stay, check in to you lodge for dinner and overnight stay at,

DAY 2: Early morning Chimpanzee trekking & Afternoon forest canopy walk / Colobus monkey tracking


In the morning after breakfast, the guide will take you to the range station for the briefing and together with park guide head to the forest to track Chimpanzee our close relative with chances to see other forest monkeys.

On return, you will have lunch and later go for Forest canopy walk or go to track Colobus monkeys which is the rare species but habituated to human presence. You will afterward go back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at,


 DAY 3: Transfer back to Kigali & city tour around

On the last day, after breakfast you will be picked and transferred back to Kigali reaching there early in time to visit Kigali genocide memorial and local markets among other places later you will be taken to your place of stay or to the Airport for your scheduled flight back home


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