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NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Nyungwe forest is the is Africa’s largest Afro-Montane Forest, home to thirteen primate species including the famous chimpanzees and many more. In Nyungwe there many tourism activities such as canopy walk, chimpanzee trekking, different hiking trails with magnificent views of the rain forest and animals meet on the way during the trek.

  1. One day Nyungwe tour

Itinerary: Day 1

We take off from Kigali early in the morning at 04 a.m heading South-west to Nyungwe National Forest, a trip of 5 hours.

After a lengthy trip, we stop for a quick break at the Uwinka Visitor Center in Nyungwe before receiving a briefing about the trail we will be hiking. The hike starts at 10 a.m. and lasts for 1:30 hours. After the trek, it will be close to lunchtime. We will have lunch and then return to Kigali, stopping along the way to visit the King’s Palace Museum.

The last monarch of Rwanda, King Mutara 3 RUDAHIGWA, lived in the King’s Palace Museum. We tour various rooms of the royal palace and pay a visit to the exquisite royal cows, Inyambo. A visit lasting one and a half hours.After the king’s palace museum we head to Kigali for a 2.5 hours drive.

NYUNGWE TWO DAYS TRIP

Activities: King’s palace museum, Huye ethnographic museum, Nyungwe canopy walk, chimpanzee trek

Itinerary: Day 1

The tour starts at 06 a.m with a drive south to Nyungwe Forest National Park. We stop at the King’s Palace Museum for a 1.5-hour visit before continuing on to Nyungwe where we spend two hours on the canopy walk trail in the afternoon. Afterward we head to the hotel to rest and get ready for the next day.

Day 2

Our trip to the park starts at 5 am, then at 5:30 am we start tracking chimpanzees. Depending on where the famous chimpanzees are located, the procedure can take three to five hours.

Following the trek, we have lunch and then return to Kigali, stopping along the route to visit an ethnographic museum.

Exclusions: water and snacks, lunch, professional guide, pickup and drop off to your stay or airport.

Exclusions: personal expenses, other drinks than soft drinks

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