Of recent Nyungwe chimps are increasingly becoming unpredictable as they keep moving forth and backward between forests of Nyungwe and Kibira in Burundi. Therefore, at We we advise our clients to opt for trekking chimps in Kibale national park Uganda and we pay for your Ugandan visa to enable you track chimps in Kibale Forest national park. For the Nyungwe tour, you will be up early for pick up by one of our tour guides and transfer southwards to Nyungwe national park with en route visit to the national museum in Butare, the Murambi genocide memorial site, the Nyanza king’s palace. Dinner and overnight at stay Nyungwe Forest Lodge(Luxury).
Designed to fit harmoniously within its beautiful natural surroundings, Nyungwe Forest Lodge offers guests exceptional 5-star comfort and ensures an experience rich in local culture, fluently fused with quality service and African courtesy. The lodge is situated in Gisakura, a working tea plantation, on the edge of the Nyungwe National Park. The Nyungwe Forest is the largest mountain rainforest on the African continent with over 13 different species of primates, representing 20% of all the apes in Africa.
- Chimpanzee trekking
- Black and White Colobus monkey trekking
- Grey – cheeked Mangabey Trekking
- Blue Monkey and Golden Monkey Trekking
- Kamiranzovu Swamp walk
- Kamiranzovu Waterfall walk
- Various guided Walking trails from 1 hours to 7 hours
- Bird watching walk
- Cultural area walk with lodge guide
After an early breakfast, you will set off to discover the primates and scenic splendor of Nyungwe. Viewing the primates on the steep slopes of Nyungwe forest is quite challenging but the park guides at Nyungwe are experienced and very knowledgeable about most of Nyungwe’s wildlife. The guides shall provide you with all the relevant information about thße primates in Nyungwe forest; primates lifestyle, feeding, reproduction among other details.
Among the primates you are to track in Nyungwe forest include; chimpanzees, L’Hoest’s monkey, golden monkeys, large troops of the Angola Colobus, vervet monkeys, Silver Monkey, Hamlyn’s Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, Dent’s Mona Monkey, Olive Baboon, Grey-cheeked Mangabeys among other primates. Return to the lodge for lunch, and in the afternoon embark on a canopy walk. Later return to Nyungwe Forest Lodge for dinner and overnight.
In the morning, you will enjoy a scenic long drive to Volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Muhabura hotel (Budget) / La Palme hotel (Deluxe) / Mountain gorilla view lodge (Luxury) as you prepare for the following day’s memorable adventure.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is located in Musanze district northern Rwanda neighboring Volcanoes National Park. The lodge is located on the foothills of the Mount Sabinyo, a volcanic mountains that make up the Virunga ranges. The lodge is about 15 minutes from the main entrance to Rwanda’s Park National des Volcans.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is an ecolodge with 30 spacious cottages. The cottages are made of stone and thatch. All cottage comes with a living area with a fireplace, en-suite facilities and a private veranda. The main lodge area has a restaurant serving home cooked food and a bar
- Gorilla Trekking
- Golden Monkey Tracking
- Dian Fosey Tomb Hike
- Mount Bisoke Volcanoe Hike
- Ibi'Iwacu Village Cultural Tour
- Mount Karisimbi Hike
After breakfast, our tour guide will lead you to the park headquarters for briefing from the head of the park rangers. At 8.30 am local time, commence the memorable gorilla tracking experience. You will be left in the presence of the awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour. Take photographs and enjoys the antics of baby gorillas as they swing from tree branch to another. Gorilla trekking is the best wildlife experience in Africa. Later return to Mountain Gorilla View Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast transfer back to Kigali. You may wish to enjoy a city tour including a visit to Gisozi genocide memorial site. The will be ready to transfer you to the airport for your departure flight to the next destination.