3 Day Nyungwe Forest National Park Adventure

Filed in Popular Tours, Rwanda Tours by on October 23, 2017 • views: 249

This exciting 3 day Adventure Tour In Nyungwe Forest National park starts and ends in Kigali. Nyungwe Park is a preserved part of rain forest which houses a variety of primate species, including humankind’s closest living relative, the chimpanzee, L’hoest monkeys and hundreds of the delightfully acrobatic Angolan Colobus monkey. Nyungwe counts for 25% of the African Primate population! During this tour you will also visit Butare Museum and the King Palace In Nyanza.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali – Nyungwe with a stop at The King Palace in Nyanza

After breakfast in Kigali you will drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park, passing through magnificent views of the beautiful hilly countryside which gives Rwanda its name as “a country of a thousand hills”. During your drive you will visit Nyanza King’s Palace where a guide to take you through the entire palace educating you about the ancient Rwandan Kingdom. The King’s house is one of the magnificent attractions you can never afford to miss. You will then continue on your travels to the National Archaeological Museum in Butare where you will tour the museum and have lunch. After lunch you will continue on to Nyungwe, arriving at Gisakura Guest House late in the evening where you will check-in, have dinner and turn in for the night.

Low Budget Accomodation: Gisakura Guest house
Mid Range Accomodation: Nyungwe Top View Lodge
Luxury Accomodation: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Meals & drinks: Lunch, Dinner included +Driking Water

Day 2: Chimpanzees Tracking and Canopy Walk

You will wake early, around 4:00am, and set off into the forest to track chimpanzees. During your walk inside the forest you may encounter other primates, animals and bird species. In the afternoon you will return to the Guest House for lunch. In the evening you will take off on a canopy walk where you will view a variety of animal species and beautiful landscape. After this walk you will return to the Guest House for dinner and your overnight stay.

Low Budget Accomodation: Gisakura Guest house
Mid Range Accomodation: Nyungwe Top View Lodge
Luxury Accomodation: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Meals & drinks: All Meals included +Driking Water

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park-Drive to Kigali Via Kibuye

You will rise early, have breakfast, check-out and then leave the park, following the Gisakura Tea Estates and Lake Kivu on your trip back to Kigali; arriving in Kigali in the afternoon where you will be dropped-off at the airport for your flight back home. This is where your safari will end.

Accomodation: Not Included
Meals & drinks: Beakfast included + Driking Water


Included: Park fees, Gorilla permits, All activities, All accommodation, A professional driver/guide, Ground transportation, All Taxes/VAT, Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Excluded: International flights, Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour, Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.), Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day), Drinks

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