In the southwest Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda is a vast tract of virgin forest, one of the largest uncut natural forest reserves remaining in Africa and Home to habituated chimpanzees and 12 other primates species (including a 400-strong troop of habituated Rwenzori Black & White Colobus), its also a birders paradise with over 300 species, including 16 endemics, and is home to 75 different species of mammals. Our 5 Days Safari to Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda takes you to see all this and more.
Safari to Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda
Day 1: Arrival Kigali Airport
On arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, you will be received by one of our tour guides who will transfer you to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you will do a city tour to introduce you to the history and culture of this country of a thousand hills and visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. Overnight and dinner at Serena hotel (High end), Chez Lando(Mid-range hotel) or Accord Hotel (Budget facility Meal plan (FB).
Day 2: Safari to Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda
Early morning enjoy your breakfast and leave the hotel to western province, on your way visit the Royal Palace Museum and Ethnographic Museum in Southern Province. After lunch you head to Nyungwe National Park. [Approximate driving time: 5 hours] Overnight and dinner in Nyungwe Forest Lodge (High end), Emeraude (Mid-range facility) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget facility Meal plan (FB)
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe National Park
Your visit is to see the primates, with 13 species of Chimpanzee resident in Forest, you go to the park office before heading to trek chimpanzee. After Lunch we go to walk on the canopy walk way at Uwinka. Overnight and dinner in Nyungwe Forest Lodge (High end), Emeraude (Mid Lodge facility) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget facility Meal plan (FB)
Day 4: Colobus Monkey Tracking and Tea Plantation Visit
After breakfast, we go for Colobus monkey tracking and visit the tea plantation and later head to Kibuye along the Kivu Lake; you will have a fantastic view of the country of a thousand hills. Overnight and dinner in Cormorant hotel (High end), Bethany Hotel (Mid Lodge facility) or Home St. Jean (Budget facility) Meal plan (FB)
Day 5: Kibuye – Kigali Out
After Breakfast, go for a boat ride and visit different islands in the Kivu lake. After we visit the environmental museum in Kibuye before heading to Kigali for your departure flight. End of service Meal plan B& L
The 5 Days Safari to Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda Package Includes;
Airport transfers and meet & greet service by our local representatives at Kigali International airport
All Accommodation in standard rooms.
Meals as described by B (Buffet Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
1-litre bottled mineral water per person per day whilst on safari
Transportation by a 4*4 safari Car
Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
Sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees
AMREF Emergency Evacuation Medical Insurance
However, the 5 Days Safari to Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda excludes: International flight, Travel Insurance, Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc