2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking


Chimpanzee Tracking Adventure in Nyungwe Forest National Park


RWANDA Nyungwe Forest National Park


2 Days


All Year Round



This 2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking leads us into Nyungwe Forest National Park, which is located in southwestern Rwanda, on the border with Burundi, Kibira National Park to the South and Lake Kivu and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Park is the best preserved Montane Rain forest in central Africa and natural habitat to a wide diversity of animals. Nyungwe Forest is home to 13 primate species, 275 bird species, 1068 plant species and 38 reptile species thus making it a haven for animal and nature lovers.  The park was established in 2004 and it did not take a long time for it to turn into one of Rwanda’s top Chimpanzee tracking destinations.


Day 1: Transfer from Kigali City to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After your early morning breakfast, we shall transfer south to Nyungwe Forest National Park.  The drive will approximately last about 5 hours after which we shall check into the Uwinka visitor centre in Nyungwe Forest for registration prior to embarking on an afternoon canopy walk. After the nature and canopy walk that normally lasts 2 hours, you will transfer to your lodge/hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Luxury Accommodation: One and Only Nyungwe House

Midrange Accommodation: Nyungwe Topview Hotel

Budget Accommodation: Gisakura Guest House

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in the morning and afternoon transfer back to Kigali city.

Early morning breakfast will be served at the lodge after which you will head to the park headquarters for briefing at 8:00 am. Nyungwe Chimpanzee tracking will last anywhere between 2-5 hours inclusive of a one-hour close encounter with the chimps as you observe them in their natural habitat feeding and playing in the tree branches.

After your morning Chimpanzee tracking expedition you will return to the lodge to prepare for your drive back to Kigali. End Of  Your 2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking Tour!

The above 2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking Tour package includes:

  • Transportation in a 4 WD safari van
  • Accommodation and Meals as per the itinerary
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Bottled Drinking water through the tour.

The above 2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking Tours package excludes:

  • Air ticket,
  • personal travel insurance,
  • visa fees,
  • drinks and beverages,
  • cigarettes,
  • tips,
  • souvenirs
  • Any other items of a personal nature.

What to Wear and Carry with you on your 2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking Tours;

  • Comfortable Hiking or Trekking Boots
  • Long-sleeved Shirt or  Blouse
  • Long  Trousers
  • Gloves
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold
  • A torch is necessary
  • Water Proof Jacket
  • Water Proof Day Pack or Bag
  • Light Waterproof Jacket
  • Cameras and Extra Batteries
  • Sunglasses and Hat
  • Wear a Poncho
  • Insect Repellent.

Time & Dates of Travel: This is a private tour, departure can be organised for any time throughout the year subject to availability of accommodation and transport.

Accommodation Booking: The Accommodations Mentioned in the Program depend on availability and Reservations are only made after your booking Confirmation. In case the mentioned accommodations are not available during the requested period, we will always do our best to book one for you in the same Class. This is done only after consulting you. While on a Safari always be sure to have all your belongings before checking out of the Accommodations to avoid losing things that may be important to you.

Transport: Our Safaris involve a lot of travelling on main Tarmac and Dirt Roads thus transport is provided in closed 4X4 Wheel drive Toyota Land Cruisers for all luxury Tours and the standard 4×4 Wheel drive Safari minivans for all Midrange – Budget Safaris. All Vehicles are provided with pop-top roofs for easy and excellent safari viewing. All passengers will have a dedicated window seat. Your professional English speaking and courteous driver/guide will be at your disposal for questions or translations.

For more information about our 2 Day Nyungwe Forest Chimpanzee tracking Tours;
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