Nyungwe Forest Safari
Nyungwe forest safari is a 3 day safari in Rwanda. Nyungwe forest safari goes to the famous Nyungwe National Park. This African safari tour in Rwanda to Nyungwe Forest starts and ends in Kigali. Nyungwe forest safari offers you the chance to know more about the forest. You will get to interact with chimpanzees in Nyungwe. There are also other animals within the surroundings. On the Nyungwe forest safari you have different activities to be done. They include the canopy walk and birding.
Day 1: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest National Park
You will be met by our Rwanda safari rep in the morning. This will be either from your hotel or airport. You will be briefed on this 3 days Nyungwe forest safari. This is to be followed by departure. You will be headed for the Nyungwe Forest National Park. You will have a stop at the traditional Rwanda King’s palace in Nyanza. Another stop will be at the Cultural Museum in Butare. Later on drive past green tea fields which are scattered on the hillsides. You will go through the small wooden houses all the way to Nyungwe. Your arrival will be in the evening where you will check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure. Your dinner and overnight will be at Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park
Start your Nyungwe forest safari with an early breakfast. You will depart for briefing at 0500hrs at the park headquarters. This is followed by the Chimpanzee tracking activity within the forest. You will be in search for the man’s closest friends. You will be accompanied by an armed Forest Ranger. There will also be guides who will show you different forest trail. The chimpanzee trekking activity takes around 3-5 hours. You will return to the lodge for lunch and some rest. In the afternoon, you will take a guided nature walk with in the forest. This will enable you to spot different bird species with in the forest. Look out for black and white casqued hornbill and Rwenzori Turacco. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
Day 3: Nyungwe Forest – Kigali
Your Nyungwe Forest Lodge starts with an early breakfast. You will depart for Kigali arriving in the early afternoon. You will have time for a city tour that goes to Kigali Genocide Center. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Kigali. For those flying out enjoy a transfer to the airport. This is in time for your scheduled flight back home.