3 Days Nyungwe Forest Tour

Book a guided 3 Days Nyungwe Forest tour for chimpanzee trekking and a canopy walk with African Valley safaris. The trip offers you a chance to trek and meet the endangered chimpanzees who share over 99% of human genes making them man’s close relatives. Moreso, the trip entails a canopy walk for great aerial views of the forest and other attractions in the neighborhood.
Trip summary
Day 1: Pick and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National park
Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk
Day 3: Drive abck to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Pick and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National park
This is our first day of the 3 Days Nyungwe Forest tour. Upon your arrival at Kigali International airport, meet a professional driver-guide, have a simple briefing and start off the journey. You will have a brief city tour in Kigali to visit various travel sites such as the Kigali, genocide memorial sites, Inema art gallery and Kimironkp Market among others. You shall also stop at Kamageri rock and Murambi genocide memorial centre as you proceed south-westwards to Nyungwe Forest National park. Dinner and overnight stay at One and Only Nyungwe House, Gisakura Guest House, Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk
Today you wake up very early, have breakfast and with your packed lunch transfer to Uwinka visitor information centre for registration and briefing on the dos and don ts of chimpanzee trekking. You will put in groups of eight and allocated a chimpanzee community to visit. The trek to see chimpanzees start at 8:00 am, lasting for between 30 minutes to over 6 hours. Trekking through the forest gives you the chance to see other primates including vervet monkeys, baboons, Black and white colobus, red-tailed monkeys and blue monkeys among others. After meeting the chimpanzees, you will spend an hour in the company of the endangered chimpanzees. Take pictures, learn and enjoy the social characters of chimpanzees, see how they live their daily lives and enjoy this lifetime experience. In the afternoon, join a canopy walk for great aerial views of Nyungwe Forest, Virunga volcanoes, and neighbouring local communities. Overnight stay at the Lodge (day 1)

Day 3: Drive abck to Kigali
Today you wake up early, have a relaxed breakfast, check out and drive back to Kigali for your connecting flight. Enjoy scenic views of Rwanda’s rolling hills and local villages.
End of the tour
Tour Inclusions

  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Canopy walk
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Full-time English speaking guide
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All activities in the itinerary
  • Miscellaneous
  • Tour exclusions
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities not in the itinerary
  • Visa Visa
  • International flights