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3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Rwanda

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3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Rwanda

The 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari is an exciting Adventure which takes you to Rwanda’s Remarkable Safari Destination. You will enjoy a tremendous wealth of Experience with activities including the renowned Canopy walk and Chimpanzee Trekking. Nyungwe Forest National Park is Africa’s largest Afro-Montane forest established as a National park in 2004 and it is located in the South Western region of Rwanda in the Boarder with Burundi. The park is famous for Chimpanzee trekking which share 98.8% of human DNA. The park has 2 Habituated groups, the larger group having 60 Chimpanzees and the smaller group having 30 chimpanzees.

The park also boosts of about 13 primate species including the famous chimpanzees, Hamlyn’s Monkeys, Silver monkeys, owl-faced monkeys, golden monkeys, Dent’s Mona Monkeys, Angola Colobus, grey-cheeked Mangabeys, Red-tailed Monkeys, vervet monkeys and L’Hoest’s monkeys.  The park also accommodates over 300 bird species and 29 of them are Albertine Rift Endemics. Nyungwe forest not only has birds and primates but also about 85 mammal species including serval cats, Congo clawless otter, mongoose, Eastern Needle-clawed Galago, Golden Cat, Bosman’s Potto, Marsh Mongoose, Giant Forest Hog and leopard.

Highlights:

Day 1; Pick up from Kigali International Airport or your Hotel – Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park – Canopy walk

Day 2; Nyungwe Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 3; Nyungwe Forest National Park – Nature walk with Hiking – Transfer to Kigali International Airport or your Hotel

Day 1: Pick up from Kigali International Airport or your Hotel – Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park – Canopy walk

Your journey will start with a pick from Kigali International Airport or your Hotel by our Professional driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations who will meet and greet you, he will then brief you about your entire journey and thereafter proceed for about 6 hours’ drive to Nyungwe Forest National park with a lunch stopover Enroute. This drive will offer you stunning views of the a thousand hills of Rwanda.

Upon reaching, you will check into your accommodation for relaxation and then later proceed for the Iconic Canopy walk along the Igishigishigi trail; this is a 2km trail which will give you breathtaking views of the Rainforest and beautiful wild flowers. Here you will also get up close with the bird species of the park like Rwenzori Turaco, paradise flycatcher, great blue Turaco, Rwenzori Nightjar, white-tailed crested flycatcher, Kivu ground thrush, montane double-collard sun and red-throated Alethe and forest hornbills. You will then return back to your accommodation for your dinner and an overnight.

Main Destination: Nyungwe Forest National Park

Accommodation: Mid-range       Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

Day 2: Nyungwe Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Trekking

Your day 2 of the 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari will begin with an early morning lovely breakfast. Wear appropriate clothing for the activity like a long sleeved shirt, a pair of karky or jean trousers, water proof boots, a round cap and a heavy sweater to protect you from the tree branches and also in case of bad weather.  Carry in your back packs some snacks and drinking water to help in keeping you hydrated during the trek since it may take about 1 to 5 hours to find these Chimpanzees depending on their location. Proceed to Uwinka visitor center where you will be briefed about the Do’s and the Don’ts of the park, you will be assigned a chimpanzee group to look out for and also a park ranger to help you during the trek.

During the trek, you will encounter various primates like Silver monkeys, owl-faced monkeys, golden monkeys, Dent’s Mona Monkeys, Angola Colobus, grey-cheeked Mangabeys, Red-tailed Monkeys, vervet monkeys and L’Hoest’s monkeys and also bird species like Grauer’s warbler, kamiranzovou, Rwenzori Turaco, Blue Turaco, purple breasted and the blue-headed sunbird. You may as well encounter some mammal species like paradise flycatcher, great blue Turaco, Rwenzori Nightjar, white-tailed crested flycatcher, Kivu ground thrush, montane double-collard sun and red-throated Alethe among others. You will later return back to your accommodation for a delicious lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing and memorizing about the unforgettable experience. Later you will have your dinner and an overnight.

Main Destination: Nyungwe Forest National Park

Accommodation: Mid-range       Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park – Nature walk with Hiking – Transfer to Kigali International Airport or your Hotel

Your final day of the 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari will start with a hearty breakfast and then you will embark on a Nature walk with a hike through the Isumo waterfall which will take about 4 hours to and from. During this hike you will enjoy the views of the biggest waterfall in Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will have lunch and then drive to Kigali International Airport or your Hotel while enjoying a City Tour of Rwanda’s Capital City Kigali.  Thank you so much for specifically choosing Bonobos African Safari Holidays on the 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari and we hope to see you again!!!

Main Destination: Kigali (City)

Accommodation: No (End of tour)

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Drinking Water and fruits throughout

The Safari Package Includes on 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

Meet and greet on arrival

Airport and inter-hotel transfers from day 1 to the last day

Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel accommodation rate includes: meals, alcoholic and soft drinks, laundry services, any activities at the lodges, and one complimentary massage per guest and applicable VAT

Exclusive use of a private safari land cruiser 4×4 with WI-FI in receptive areas

Services of a professional, experienced English speaking driver guide

A complimentary flower bouquet and a bottle of wine

Bottled mineral water in the vehicle during the tour

1 Gorilla permit per person (this includes briefing at RDB offices, guide, trek – US$ 1,500.-)

All activities, visits and extra meals mentioned in the itinerary

Emergency Medical Evacuation Services

All government taxes.

The Safari Package Includes on 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

International and domestic airline tickets unless where indicated,

Entry visa fees, Optional extras whilst in Kigali

Drinks throughout the trip, Tips and gratuities,

Personal expenses such as telephone calls, mini bar, porter-age, travel insurance, etc.

Passenger Information on 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

In case of non-availability, we may have to reroute and provide alternative accommodation at lodges of similar category.

Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space

All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them throughout their travel.