Book a Memorable 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe National Park and go Chimp trekking in the famous Nyungwe Forest. You will see other monkey species and cultural tours of the Butare Cultural Museum and the Nyanza Royal Palace as a bonus, all in only 3 days in Rwanda.

3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe – SAFARI OVERVIEW.

3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe National Park

A Chimpanzees in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park

The 3 days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe is a 2nights/3day Chimps trekking in Rwanda Tour in Nyungwe National Park offering Rwanda visitors a golden chance to track and see the great Chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest starting from and ending in Kigali City. The 3 days Rwanda Chimpanzee trekking safari in Nyungwe Forest National Park will, in addition, offer you up to 13 Species of Primates that live in Nyungwe forest, 310 bird species, up to 1068 plant species, 8 reptile species, 85 mammal species, plus 32 amphibian species all in this largest montane forest in East Africa.

On top of Chimp trekking, this 3 day Chimps trekking tour in Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest National Park offers a thrilling magical canopy that presents the great canopy walk which was the first in East Africa and the third on the African continent, colobus monkey tracking, community walking and hiking tours in and around Nyungwe Park.

Please note that this 3 days Chimpanzee Tracking Tour in Rwanda Nyungwe also features cultural tours in Butare Museum and the Nyanza Palace as en route breaks that add magical memories to this 3 days Rwanda safari experience.

On this 3 days Chimpanzee safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park, accommodation is presented in a range of categories ranging from Luxury Nyungwe Forest Lodge, the Midrange Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, and then Budget Gisakura Guesthouse.

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3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS.

  • Day 1 of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park: Arrive in Rwanda & transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Day 2. of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning & afternoon Nyungwe canopy walk
  • Day 3 of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park: Transfer to back to Kigali, visit Nyanza palace, Butare Museum & arrive in Kigali for night flight departure

3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY.

Day 1 of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park: Arrive in Rwanda & transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Canopy Walk in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda

Following your flight from the respective country of origin, you land at Kigali International Airport at the early hours of the day and team up with the guide, attend to his short briefing and then embark on the transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park 268km about 6 hours’ drive passing through the lush countryside landscapes of southern Rwanda and the town of Butare before continuing to arrive in Nyungwe Forest National Park in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse, Wild Camping

 

Day 2 of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning & afternoon Nyungwe canopy walk.

A Chimpanzee in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast, connect to the Park headquarters for briefing at 8 am local time before heading to the forest in search of common Chimpanzees. The forest of Nyungwe is considered the largest montane forest in the region and is a rich habitat to 310 Species of birds, over 75 mammal Species, 13 Species of Primates of which common Chimpanzees are among along with counts of butterflies, impressive trees, and beautiful orchids. The chimp trek tends to last 2 – 5 hours inclusive of one-hour direct encounter with the chimps as you see them munch fruit, roll themselves on tree branches, socialize, patrol, copulate among other interesting aspects that will lure you to make full utilization of your Camera space. Retreat from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you connect at Uwinka Visitor Center to embark on the afternoon Nyungwe canopy walk. The two-hour walk on top of the forest canopy offers you impressive views of the forest and the species that thrive in it including primates and birds. Retreat from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Midrange / Standard: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel, Budget / Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse, Wild Camping

Day 3 of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park: Transfer to back to Kigali, visit Nyanza palace, Butare Museum & arrive in Kigali for night flight departure.

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After breakfast, embark on the transfer back to Kigali driving 268km about 6 hours’ drive. A stop will be made in Butare in the south of Rwanda to visit the Ethnographic Museum which is the largest Museum in Rwanda with over 100,000 artifacts that bring out the history and traditions of Rwanda in detail. After this encounter, you embark on the tour to the Nyanza palace which is a Royal home to the two Kings of Rwanda namely King Musinga and his successor King Rudahigwa. The impressively build Kinyarwanda hut whose architecture dates back to the times of these Kings. There are also the traditional Inyambo Cows with their beautiful horns and can make a considerable parade. Retreat from the activities in Butare and embark on the transfer to Kigali City arriving in the late afternoon, refreshing, and check-in for your night flight.

End of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park | 3 Day Chimps Trekking Rwanda Safari Tour.

3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe 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)

3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Rwanda Nyungwe 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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