4 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Tour
This 4 days Rwanda chimpanzee trekking tour will take you to Nyungwe national park in southwestern Rwanda which is known for harboring various primate species including chimpanzees, red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys olive baboons among others which will be seen during the interesting chimpanzee trekking activity. While in the park you will also participate in an incredible canopy walk where you will view different tree species, birds among others. From Nyungwe national park you will connect to Lake Kivu where you will enjoy cool breeze, take beautiful pictures and view aquatic animals during the boat cruise.
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe national park
You will be welcomed by our driver guide at Kigali international airport who will brief you about your safari and then start the journey to Nyungwe national park which is located in the south western part of Rwanda. On your way you will have a stopover at the King’s palace and museum in Nyanza which was formerly the residence of King Mutara 111 Rudahigwa where you will have great views of the long horned Inyambo cattle at the back and different traditional materials in the museum. After the tour at the King’s palace you will have en-route lunch and then continue with the journey to Nyungwe national park where you will check into the lodge, have dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking
After a morning breakfast, you will head to the Park headquarters for chimp trek briefing. Afterwards, you will go for chimp trek in the forest. The time taken to encounter the Chimps is unpredictable but usually takes between 3- 10 hours.
Along the way, you will encounter other primates species found in this Park such as the Silver monkey, Owl faced monkey, Ruwenzori colobus, L’hoest’s monkey, and the Grey cheeked Mangabeys and so many others. Then, you will return for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge/Gisakura guest House
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu
After breakfast on the third day of your 4 days Rwanda chimpanzee trekking and Lake Kivu safari, you will check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to transfer to Gisenyi where you will participate in an exciting boat cruise on Lake Kivu which is the largest fresh water lake in Rwanda. During the boat cruise you will have great views of the steep terraced hills, beautiful scenery, landscape, views of the sunset, various bird species like malachite kingfishers, majestic crowned cranes, pelicans among others. You will also interact with the fishermen who will be fishing in dugout canoes, engage in various activities along the lake shores such as swimming, sunbathing, speed boating, canoeing among others which gives you lifetime memories. After the amazing experience on the lake you will go back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4:Transfer to Kigali
After breakfast, you will transfer back to Kigali for your lunch and departure flight back home.
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