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3 Days Rwanda Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Nyungwe Forest

Want to enjoy a Rwanda chimpanzee trekking and a canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park at a very good cost/price? This 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda safari will take you to Nyungwe Forest National Park; Rwanda’s best chimpanzee trekking destination. 

Besides trekking Rwanda chimpanzees, you will participate in canopy walking/walking on the canopy bridge and a boat ride on Lake Kivu. Visit some of the historical sites in Rwanda such as presidents’ palace museum, Rwanda genocide memorial center among others. You will also visit Gisakura tea factory for memorable tea plantation exploration.

The Nyungwe rain-forest is located in the Southern Province of Rwanda. It is currently managed by African Parks (A Nyungwe Management Company) and protected by Nyungwe Forest National Park. See detailed itinerary for this 3 day chimpanzee trekking Rwanda safari below

Detailed 3 Day Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Our representative will pick you on your arrival at the airport or at the hotel after your breakfast on this first day of your 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda holiday.

He will brief you about the safari and straight away transfer you to Nyungwe National Park, via Butare city, in Southern Province.

Have en-route visits to some historical sites on the main road like King Palace Museum, Kamegeri’s rock, National Ethnographic Museum of Rwanda in Nyanza and later proceed with the journey and have your dinner and overnight at any of the accommodation options near the Nyungwe forest.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Canopy Walk

Drive to the chimpanzee trekking point (The Uwinka visitor center) after an early morning breakfast on this second day of your 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda tour.

This will commence with a short briefing where a park ranger reads out the dos and don’ts to follow while trekking chimpanzees.

While trekking, you will encounter other animals such as red-tailed monkeys, Vervet monkeys, and different bird species among others.

After chimp trekking, the adventurous Nyungwe canopy walk experience follows in the afternoon. This is 50 meters above the ground level, and 200 meters long.

The dropping platform that offers trekkers to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest, spreads over hundreds of square meters and will allow visitors to see primates as they swing on tree branches and all beautiful birds.

In the evening, return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Visit Lake Kivu and transfer to Kigali

On this day of your 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda safari, wake up and have your breakfast before transferring to Kibuye and visit Lake Kivu in western Province.

But before visiting lake Kivu, visit Gusakura Tea Factory and you will have a deep understanding the process of how tea is produced right from nursery bed to your cup and this tour will take maximum of 2 hours.

Later on, you will head to Kibuye for Napoleon Island visit and Kivu canoeing experience as well as environmental museum. At the end of the tour, you will transfer back to Kigali to catch up your next flight and depart back home. This marks the end of the trip.

End of 3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda tour.

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