This 2 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safari rewards the best wildlife viewing Rwanda chimpanzee trekking experience in Nyungwe National Park. This national park offers sights of more 730 African Birds species and The forest is rich in botanical diversity hosting over 200 species of trees and flowering plants.
The forest is also home to 13 species of primates including Olive baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Ruwenzori colobus, Vervet monkeys, silver monkey, Grey-cheeked manga-bey, red-tailed monkey etc. You will most likely sight some of these forest inhabitants on your Rwanda chimpanzee trekking.
Mid-range tour: This mid-range tour uses lodges. Private tour: This tour will be run exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others. Can start any day: If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Can be customized: You can request changes to this tour. Suitable for solo travelers: Solo travelers can book this private tour. The minimum age for this tour is 15 year.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Designated Location in Kigali|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please be ready by 5:15 AM for a prompt departure at 5:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM on Last Day of Tour.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Drive from Kigali to the beautiful Nyungwe forest
This morning we depart Kigali for a 2 day chimpanzee trekking safari in Nyungwe forest national park. There is an optional stopover in Huye at the ethnographic museum formerly the national museum of Rwanda.
You will then proceed to the park after having Lunch at the Hotel Credo near the Very popular Catholic cathedral at Butare.
In the afternoon, you will take on the canopy walk in Nyungwe forest in Rwanda.
The drive to Nyungwe forest is rewarding with views several hills,
Lake Kivu and Kibira national park in Burundi. After you will be transferred to your Hotel.
End of day one of tour
• Mid-range – Nyungwe Top View Hotel
Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park
Early morning at about 5.00 am, your driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to the briefing point at the Uwinka visitors center in Nyungwe forest before you can start your chimpanzee trekking. The forest is rich in botanical diversity hosting over 200 species of trees and flowering plants and about 300 bird species.
The forest is also home to 13 species of primates including Olive baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Ruwenzori colobus, Vervet monkeys, silver monkey, Grey-cheeked manga-bey, red-tailed monkey etc. You will most likely sight some of these forest inhabitants on your chimpanzee trekking.
After receiving a briefing and depending on the number of people present for the chimp trek you will be divided into two groups. One will track starting at he Uwinka center and another starting at Cyamudongo – which will require your driver guide to transfer you to the starting point. Your range guide will be in communication with the trackers who live early morning to locate where the chimpanzee nested the previous night. You are allowed to stay with the chimps for only 1 hour after locating them, photography is allowed but be reminded that the flash is prohibited.
After you will transferred to Hotel for Lunch or if you have shortage of time you will leave hotel with parked lunch then we will have some rest to make ready return to Kigali via Kibuye Road where you will pass by shore of Lake Kivu.
No accommodation included on this day.