3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park

3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park

The 3 Days Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park is a diverse Rwanda Safari experience that begins and ends in Kigali City. The tour features Chimpanzee trekking in the forest of Nyungwe as the main activity and then incorporates Culture and Heritage encounters in Nyanza and Palace and Butare Ethnographic Museum, the adventure Nyungwe canopy walk considered to be the best in East Africa and eventually Black and White Colobus Monkeys which is one of the 13 species of primate in the forest with the largest grouping in Africa. The 3 Days tour is a magical wonder worth exploring.

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Safari highlight

Day 1 of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Make a stop at Nyanza Palace and at Ethnographic Museum in Butare en route for culture and heritage experience

Day 2 of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning & afternoon Nyungwe forest Canopy walk

Day 3 of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Black & White Colobus Monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali


Day 1 of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Make a stop at Nyanza Palace and at Ethnographic Museum in Butare en route for culture and heritage experience

Following breakfast in Kigali (own arrangement), you embark on the drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park 268km about 6 hours drive. The drive through the scenic country side in the south of Rwanda is magical and rewarding. You make a stop at Nyanza to visit the Rukaari also referred to as the Royal palace to explore the site of the ancient Kingdom of Rwanda where the last two Kings are known to have lived namely King Musinga and his Son King Rudahigwa. You explore the traditional hut, the art and craft and the traditional Inyambo cows which can also arrange a parade. Proceed on the drive to Butare where you will settle for lunch and tour the Ethnographic Museum – the largest Museum in Rwanda with over 100,000 collections detailing the history and heritage of Rwanda. Proceed to Nyungwe Forest National Park arriving for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Up market / Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Day 2 of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning & afternoon Nyungwe forest Canopy walk

After breakfast, gather at the Headquarters of Nyungwe Forest National Park for Chimpanzee trekking experience. The briefing commences at 8am after which you set out to the forest in search of these precious apes. The trek can last 2 – 5 hours and the direct viewing is limited to one hour for purposes of conservation. The trek through the moist deciduous forest of Nyungwe presents a lovely encounter with lush flora, impressive bird species, forest fauna before encountering the Chimpanzees as they forage, copulate, patrol, socialize among other interesting aspects. The forest is also a home to other 12 species of Primate including the largest grouping of Black and White Colobus Monkeys in Africa. Retire for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you embark on the Nyungwe Forest Canopy walk which is the first of its kind in the region of East Africa stretching to 40m and over 90m high presenting magnificent views of the forest and its inhabitants. The walk can last for 2 hours after which you retreat to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Up market / Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Day 3 of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Black & White Colobus Monkey tracking and transfer back to Kigali

After breakfast, you gather at the park headquarters to embark on the Black and White Colobus Monkey tracking. The Forest of Nyungwe features the largest grouping of these species in the whole of Africa with over 400 of them known to be living together. The sight of these species in their black and white coats with their young ones in white coat is magical. It is rewarding to explore them jump from tree to tree and from branch to branch. The trek can last for 4 hours after which you embark on the transfer to Kigali.

End of the 3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe Forest National Park

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General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)


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