3 Days Nyungwe primate tour takes travelers for exclusive chimpanzee tracking and several other primates’ watching experience at Nyungwe Forest National Park in addition to canopy walk, a semi-cultural tour in Butare city, viewing tea plantations, Kigali city tour and more.
3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
You will be picked up by our company driver guide from either a hotel / Kigali International Airport for a transfer to Nyungwe Forest NP; southwest of Rwanda near the border with D.R. Congo. En route, visit the Butare Museum, Mirambi Genocide Site and Nyanza King’s Palace among others. Have lunch her and later proceed with your drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. The journey is filled with great views of extensive tea and coffee estates, plus Congo Blue Mountains of and the Congo – Nile drive. Dine and rest at the lodge.
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Canopy Walk
Upon waking up; enjoy breakfast and head to the Nyungwe Forest Park offices for morning briefing ahead of chimpanzee tracking expedition. With your tracking gear, parked lunch, bottled water, embark on this amazing exercise; where you will be rewarded with clear views of various primate species like L’Hoest’s, large troops of the Angola Colobus, Dent’s Mona Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, vervet monkeys, Hamlyn’s Monkey, Silver Monkey, Olive Baboons and the Grey-cheeked Mangabeys etc.
Return to the starting point and have your picnic lunch and in the afternoon, proceed with the Unique Canopy Forest Walk; rewarding you with an entire forest canopy view as you walk amidst primates, birds seeing you from above as you swing over this lush forest cover.
Day 3: Drive to Kigali
As you get to the end of 3 days Nyungwe national park safari, drive out of Nyungwe and transfer to Kigali city after breakfast. Arrive and spend the rest of the day in the heart of Africa’s cleanest and most organized capital. While here, enjoy the beautiful views at one of Kigali’s highest hills, take a walk around town or do some shopping; and depending on your flight time, you transfer to Kigali International Airport to catch the departure flight back home or to your next destination.
End of tour.