Kigali, Rwanda

Duration

2 days

Start Time

06:00 AM

Pick up not included

Language

English

from $640

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Overview

While in the park for chimpanzee trekking, you have many chances to see different animals like monkeys, baboons and many plant species. Nyungwe is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa, made of dense Afromontane forests, bamboo-covered slopes, grasslands and wetlands. It is also a regional biodiversity hotspot, supporting 1,068 recorded plant species, 322 bird species, 75 known mammal species and 13 different primate species.Nyungwe is home to many species of chimpanzees, plus owl-faced and colobus monkeys. The Canopy Walkway, part of the Igishigishigi Trail, is a high suspension bridge with views over the valley and surrounding forests. The trail runs to the Kamiranzovu Marsh, with its birdlife, orchids and waterfall.

Pick Up Point

At guest hotel

Day 1 of Tour

  • Depart from Kigali at 6:20 am and head to the Park. On the way, you will visit Kamegeli Rock, Nyanza King's Palace and you will have your lunch in Huye and depart to the park. You will do the evening Canopy walk activity starting at 15:00 PM.
What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Lunch
Dinner

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee
Accommodation Details

Type

B&B

Name

Ken Barham Guest House

Rating

Address

Gisakura, near Nyungwe Forest National Park

Website

Notes

Day 2 of Tour

  • Wake up early for breakfast of 4:30 am and head to the park office for briefing at 4:50 am.
  • Depart for chimpanzee trek in Nyungwe
  • Return for lunch and depart to Karongi for Napoleon & Amahoro Islands and boating experience
  • After visiting Napoleon Island, you will depart to Kigali and drop off there
What is included in your Tour Today?

Food

Breakfast
Lunch

Transport

Car

Tickets

Entrance fee

Good to know

Trekking chimpanzees is a nice experience to do. You hike into the forest for the search of these great creatures which has a DNA closer of that of Humans. Bring your hiking shoes, long trouser and camera. Nyungwe is indeed great for forest lovers and adventure

Important Information

Minimum age

from 16 and above

Activity level

Strenuous

Additional requirements

Depending on the location of Chimps, the hike can be challenging to do so some level of fitness is necessary to trek in the forest

Cancellation Policy

Moderate

Cancel up to 14 days before Tour Starting time and get 50% refund

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