2 Days Nyungwe forest safari trip Rwanda

This 2 days short safari trip opens you to Nyungwe forest national park home to the largest montane forest in East and Central Africa in the south western park of Rwanda. The park is best for primate lovers since it shelters 13 primates among those are the chimpanzees. A safari to the park offers you the opportunity to track them in the dense forest and have a canopy walk the only one in East Africa and ranked 3rd in Africa. Take on this short days Nyungwe safari trip in Rwanda for the best primate experience.

2 Days Nyungwe forest safari highlights

  • Drive through the beautiful rolling hills of Rwanda
  • Canopy walk
  • Chimpanzee tracking

Detailed Itinerary for 2 Days Nyungwe forest safari trip Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe forest national park from Kigali and canopy walk

Early morning after your breakfast, our driver picks you up at your place of residence in Kigali and briefs you about the safari. Then drive southwards to Nyungwe with lunch en-route in Huye. Arrive at Uwinka headquarters to confirm your afternoon canopy walk.

In the afternoon, have a canopy walk in the forest the only walk in the whole of East Africa, it opens you the forest, see forest species, birds, primate jumping from tree top to another and after retire from the activity. The walk takes about 2hrs. After head to the selected lodge for dinner and overninght stay.

Meal plan:  Lunch and diner

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer back to Kigali Rwanda

Wake up early, grab breakfast and head to Uwinka park headquarters for your chimpanzee tracking briefing. Get to know the does and don’ts while tracking the chimpanzees, be allocated into groups and start your tracking. You track through the forest with experienced guides and on finding a chimpanzee family your allocated an hour with them. See how they forage, make sounds, play and more. Be on the lookout because Nyungwe forest has much to offer from colobus monkey, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, red tailed monkeys, and more.

After tracking, come back for lunch and a transfer back to Kigali to catch your flight back home or a drop off to your place of choice. End of safari.

Safari  Inclusions

  • Transportation in a 4WD safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • One night accommodation
  • Gas for the trip
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Canopy water
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per the itinerary

Safari Exclusions

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Tips to guides/driver and porters
  • All other personal interests


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