Budget Chimpanzee Safari
Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari goes to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari is a short cheap Rwanda safari tour. The Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari starts and ends in Kigali. The Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari visits Southern Province in Rwanda. On the Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari you will trek chimps. Nyungwe forest is the largest remnant of tropical rain forest in Rwanda. It is home to more than 8 species of primates. It is also home to more than 200 bird species. Your detailed African Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari tour itinerary is below:
Day 1: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest
Our Rwanda safari rep will meet you at Kigali International Airport. This can also be done from your Kigali hotel. Enjoy a detailed briefing on the Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari. Start your budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari with a drive southwards. You will be heading to Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will stop in Nyanza to enjoy the historical and cultural wealth. This is the Kingdom that ruled Rwanda before the white man arrived. It is here that the story of Rwanda’s birth will be told. Do not shy away to enter the traditional houses that formed the King’s palace. Proceed with your Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari journey to Butare where you will break for lunch. You can opt to sample the cultural museum in Butare if time allows. Your Budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari will proceed to Murambi Genocide Memorial Centre. Here you will get to hear the genocide story on this part of Rwanda. There are both photos, video and preserved remains on this sad story. Proceed to Nyungwe after the story that lets you not assume the importance of peace. You will arrive for dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House.
Day 2: Nyungwe Forest – Kigali
Your budget Rwanda chimpanzee safari day starts really early. This is with a wakeup call at 0430hrs. You will enjoy a hot cup of tea or coffee. You should be assembled at the park headquarters by 0500hrs. After briefing on Rwanda chimpanzee trek embark on the day’s activity. This will be by driving to chimpanzee trek starting points. Chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda can take anything from a few hours to a full day. It normally depends on the location of the chimpanzees. There are several other primates in Nyungwe Forest. They include Rwenzori colobus, L’Hoest’s monkey, Silver monkey and the Owl faced monkey. Grey cheeked Mangabey can also be found here. After the trek you will return to your Nyungwe budget accommodation for lunch and check out. You will depart back to Kigali to arrive later in the early evening. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Rwanda or Kigali Airport. This should be in time for your departure flight.