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3 days chimpanzee trekking with canopy walk and waterfall hiking in Nyungwe Forest National Park is a memorable Rwanda adventure. The park is located in the south-western part of Rwanda in an Afromontane type of forest, covering an area of 1015km2. It’s a home to at least 500 chimpanzees that roam the forest, and on record, 30 have been habituated for trekking; But, other 13 primate species, not forgetting troops of colobus monkeys, can be trekked; on record, and 300 birds call it home; and the main attractions include chimpanzee tracking, waterfall hiking, and a visit to Gisakura Tea Plantation. In short, the safari starts and ends in Kigali.

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3 days chimpanzee trekking
Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Detailed itinerary for 3 days chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe and canopy walk

Day 1: Transfer Kigali to Nyungwe Forest for canopy walk.

Early morning picks up from your hotel or airport by our driver guide and he or she will do a short brief about the tour, later head straight up to Nyungwe Forest National Park, upon reaching, you’ll retire into your booked accommodation, have lunch and later in the afternoon, head out for a canopy forest walk, a platform that allows safari enthusiasts to view the entire forest from a different angle of alleviation. Afterwards on the walking adventure, you’ll head back to the lodge so that you have your dinner and overnight.

DESTINATION AND SELECTION OF LODGING.

  • Main destination: Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Up market accommodation: one and only nyungwe house
  • Mid-range accommodation: Nyungwe Top view hill hotel
  • Budget accommodation: EAR or Chimpanzee Lodge
  • Meal plan: half board (lunch and dinner)

Day 2: chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Upon finishing with your breakfast at 6:00 a.m., get ready with your packed lunch and enough drinking water, you’ll be transferred to the park headquarters. so that you get briefed about chimpanzee trekking rules and regulation by park rangers, then later be transferred to the starting point of the trek and head into the jungles to search the chimpanzees. When finally found take as much photos as possible because not more than an hour to view and photography them is allowed. Later return at the start point to meet your driver or guide who will return you to the lodge so that you’ll relax and wait for dinner and overnight.

DESTINATION AND SELECTION OF LODGING.

  • Main destination: Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Up market accommodation: one and only nyungwe house
  • Mid-range accommodation: Nyungwe Top view hill hotel
  • Budget accommodation: EAR or Chimpanzee Lodge
  • Meal plan: full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 3: Nyungwe forest waterfall Hiking and travel back to Kigali

After breakfast, you’ll be transfer to the starting point so that, you are briefed about hiking and later start off trekking the trail through the forest, while spotting birds, and viewing the beautiful falls of Nyungwe Forest National Park for about 4- 5 hours head back to the lodge for lunch, checkout, and drive back to Kigali for drop off at airport or desired destination.

DESTINATION AND MEALS.

  • Main destination: Kigali city or Kigali International airport
  • Meal plan: Half board (breakfast and lunch)

3 days chimpanzee trekking and waterfall hiking includes.

  • Park entry fees
  • One chimpanzee tracking permit.
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • Hike to the waterfalls
  • A professional driver or guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water

However, 3 days chimpanzee trekking Rwanda excludes.

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees.
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