9/10
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3 Days
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Kigali, Nyungwe NP
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Nyungwe Chimpanzee trekking  well designed Tour for every kind of people. it is one of the cheapest tour ever in Rwanda for 3 days. And lastly would like to announce that this tour will cover 3 different activities in Nyungwe national park which are canopy walk , chimpanzee trekking and boat trip in lake kivu.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONDesignated Location in Kigali
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease be ready by 9:45AM and your adventure shall start at 10AM.
INCLUDED
Parks feesAccommodations
Local transportationProfessional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Beers
Guide gratuity

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Day 1: Kigali City Tour

Meet and greet tour Driver /guide at our office or somewhere in Kigali – short briefing about your city tour. Proceed for a city tour in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city which was named in 1907 by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first colonial resident governor of Rwanda. Kigali city is surrounded by lush hills of green. On the tour through the city, expect to see the following:
Tour will start by visiting Mount Kigali for a fantastic view of the city, surrounding hillside and countryside. It is one of the highest points in Kigali city and stop at Kigali Museum and learn the history of city and country’s pre-colonial and colonial period as well as the colonial masters in Rwanda and have lunch at Hotel de Mille Collines know as Hotel Rwanda  after long stop at Kigali Genocide Memorial and we end our Tour in one of biggest local market (kimiroko Market) we have in Rwanda to create chance for you to experience the local foods like fruits etc…

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Legend Hotel

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Drive from Kigali to the beautiful Nyungwe forest

This morning we depart Kigali for a 2 days 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,
Duration: 2 hours
you will also have a chance to experience in the distanceLake Kivu and Kibira national park in Burundi. After you will be transferred to your Hotel.
End of day one of tour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Gisakura guest house

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Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park

Early morning at about 5.00 am depending on location of your lodge, 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.
Duration: 4 hours.

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.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

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End of Tour

Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking is unforgettable experience for trekkers

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