Nyungwe forest

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe National Park

3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe National Park is one of the most popular tour packages for Rwanda.The Nyungwe forest is located in Rwanda’s southeast. Its 950 square kilometer extent makes it the largest montane forest in central Africa.Considering that much of Africa’s montane forest long disappeared due to logging and other forms of degradation, Nyungwe National Park is an important biodiversity site. It has over 200 species of trees, butterflies, 300 species of birds and 13 of primates.

Day 1: Kigali-Nyungwe National Park

After early morning breakfast , our guide will pick you up from your lodge and start your drive south of the main capital Kigali with your first stop at Nyanza kings palace where you will discover the rich culture of Rwanda and later continue to the Ethnographic museum in Huye or Butale and enjoy lunch after lunch you will then drive to Nyungwe forest national park for an overnight.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk

Take breakfast and drive to Nyungwe forest national park offices for the briefing about the primates Thereafter enter into the tropical rain-forest to look for the shy primates.

While searching for the chimpanzees you will spot almost all the native 13 primates. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon take the canopy walk to spot the other primates and birds at the closer view

Day 3: Departure to Kigali with stops at the Gisakura Tea Factory

Wake up early for breakfast as you wait for the Guide/ Driver. The driver will take you to Gisakura Tea Estate for a tour of the farm and factory. While at the tea estate, you will learn how tea is grown, processed and packed at the factory. You will then continue the long journey to Kigali. The driver will make stops to any of the places you didn’t check out on the first day. The final destination is either the airport, your hotel or accommodation in Kigali. We hope that by the end of this three days tour, you go back with great memories of your 3 Days Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee Tour.

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