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3 Days Chimps Trekking Nyungwe National Park

Day 1: From Kigali transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

After breakfast at your hotel in Kigali, your tour guide will pick you up and transfer for a city tour. Visit the Genocide Memorial site, you will additionally visit the traditional Rwanda King’s palace in Nyanza and likewise the Cultural Museum in Butare later you will head to Nyunwge Forest National Park. This takes approximately 6 -7 hours drive by road. Nyungwe Forest National Park hosts a wide variety of animal species; it hosts over 13 primate species, 275 fowl species, 85 species of mammal, 32 amphibian and 38 species of reptile. Upon your arrival, you will continue to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Rainforest Lodge / Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel / Gisakura Guest House.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Forest Walk

After having breakfast at the lodge, you will transfer to the Kibale Forest National Park headquarters for preparation before going for a chimps trek in the forest. After the preparation in the company of the game ranger, you will enter the Kibale National Park for Chimpanzee trekking adventure. Here you expect to see different primates like Angolan colobus monkeys, golden monkeys, Red-tailed and blue monkeys, and many others. The chimps trek can take approximately 3 – 5 hours, and you are given 1 hour to interact, take photo and filming of the chimps when they are found.  After the trek, you will return to the lodge for lunch and afterward unwind for some of the hours. In the evening you will go a guided nature stroll in the forest. This is additionally an exceptional time for birders to enjoy the tour. The Forest is a home to different bird species like the black and white casqued hornbill and the Rwenzori Turaco among others.  You will later come back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at your lodge as on day 1.

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali – Departure

After breakfast at your lodge, you will transfer from Nyungwe Forest National Park which takes approximately 6 – 7 hours. You will have lunch in Kigali and then transfer to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.

End of 3 Days Chimps Trekking – Rwanda

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