3 Days Chimpanzee tracking safari Nyungwe forest Rwanda

This 3 days Nyungwe forest safari ushers you to Nyungwe forest national park in the south west part of Rwanda popular for its primates’ species. The park shelters 13 primates among them bring the chimpanzees, the largest troop of black and white colobus monkeys, Dent’s Mona monkeys and more. On this safari you will track chimpanzees in the largest montane forest in the whole of East and Central Africa with a canopy walk over its great canopy cover. The 3 days chimpanzee tracking safari in Nyungwe forest begins and ends in Kigali city Rwanda.

3 Days Chimpanzee tracking safari in Nyungwe forest highlights

  •  Chimpanzee tracking in the largest montane forest in Central Africa
  • Canopy walk at the only walk in East Africa and ranked 3rd in Africa
  • Visit Nyanza palace and Butare Museum

Detailed Itinerary for the 3 Days Chimpanzee tracking safari Nyungwe Forest Rwanda

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Nyungwe forest National park

Following your choice of residence in Kigali, our driver will pick you up after breakfast, brief you about the safari and start the drive south west of Rwanda heading to Nyungwe forest national park passing through the beautiful rolling hills of Rwanda. Arrive in Butare town where you could have lunch and proceed to Nyungwe arriving late afternoon, relax, have diner and night stay.

Meal plan: Lunch and diner

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Nyungwe canopy walk

Early morning head to Uwinka park headquarters for orientations about the chimpanzee tracking activity. Head out in the forest with experienced guides in search for chimpanzees, be on a lookout since the forest is not only home to chimpanzees but also shelters other primates such as olive baboons and vervet monkeys. On finding a chimpanzee family, have an hour interaction with them before retiring from the activity. Thereafter go back to your lodge for lunch and preparations for the canopy walk.

You will have your canopy walk in the afternoon through the beautiful tree tops of Nyungwe forest, get a choice to see primates jumping from tree to tree, impressive views of Nyungwe forest, birds and much more. Retire and head back to the lodge for diner and overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and diner

Day 3: Visit Nyanza palace, Butare museum and transfer back to Kigali.

have breakfast in the morning, check out of your lodge and drive to Butare town to visit the largest museum in Rwanda containing the history and tradition of Rwanda with over 100,000 artifacts. After proceed to Nyanza palace home to Rwanda royal kings. Thereafter drive to Kigali where you will be dropped off to your place of choice. Lunch enroute.

Safari Inclusions

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