3 Days Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park

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3 Days Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park 

The 3 Days Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park is a specialized safari dedicated to take you to the forest of Nyungwe which is among the largest montane forests in East Africa protected by Nyungwe National Park. The Nyungwe National Park shelters 13 Species of Primate, the 1068 plant Species, 310 bird Species, 85 mammal Species, 38 reptile Species along with 32 amphibian species. It features magical canopy that presents the great canopy walk being the first of its kind in East Africa and the third on the continent of Africa. The activities range from the Rwanda chimpanzee trekking safari experience, the colobus monkey tracking, the canopy walk and magical hiking. 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.

The 3 Days Chimpanzee safari in Rwanda features cultural tours in Butare Museum and the Nyanza Palace as en route breaks that adds magical  memories to the entire Rwanda safari experience.

 

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

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

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

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

 

Detailed safari itinerary of the 3 Days Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park

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

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

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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 Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Do Chimpanzee trekking in the morning & afternoon Nyungwe canopy walk

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After breakfast, connect to the Park headquarters for briefing at 8am local time before heading to the forest in search of common Chimpanzees. The forest of Nyungwe is considered as 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 tend 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 an 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 Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park: Transfer to back to Kigali, visit Nyanza palace, Butare Museum & arrive in Kigali for night flight departure

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 Safari in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest National Park 

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply)……

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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