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Our 5 Days Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe National Park is one of the best safaris for you discovering southwest parts of Rwanda. Nyungwe Forest National Park is a vast tract of virgin forest, one of the largest uncut natural forest reserves remaining in Africa and home to habituated chimpanzees in Rwanda with more than 12 other primates species. Nyungwe is also a birder’s paradise with over 300 species, including 16 endemics, and is home to 75 different species of mammals. Contact us to book this safari in Rwanda.

5 Days Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe National Park

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival – Kigali City Tour

On arrival at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda, you will be received by a Unique Rwanda Vacation Experts tour guide who will transfer you to a hotel already booked for you. Depending on your arrival time, you will do a city tour to introduce you to the history and culture of this country of a thousand hills including a visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. Have lunch in Kigali. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: (Lunch, Dinner).

Accommodation Options: Kigali Marriott Hotel, Kigali Serena Hotel, Hotel des Mille Collines.

Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Early morning enjoy your breakfast and leave the hotel to western province, on your way visit the Royal Palace Museum and Ethnographic Museum in Southern Province. After lunch you will proceed to Nyungwe Forest National Park, arriving at he lodge in the late afternoon.

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Nyungwe Nziza Ecologe.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking Experience

After your early morning breakfast at the lodge in Nyungwe, you will go to the park head office for briefing about tracking chimpanzees and you will then enter the forest in search of these primates. After Lunch you will go to visit the Canopy Walkway at Uwinka. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Nyungwe Nziza Ecologe.

Day 4: Colobus Monkey Tracking – Transfer to Lake Kivu

After breakfast, you will go for colobus monkey tracking and visit the tea plantation and later head to Kibuye along Lake Kivu. You will have a fantastic view of the country of a thousand hills.

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Accommodation Options: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Bethany Hotel.

Day 5: Return to Kigali – Departure

After Breakfast, go for a boat ride and visit different islands in Lake Kivu. After that, visit the environmental museum in Kibuye before heading to Kigali for your outbound flight back home.

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch)

End of the 5 Days Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe National Park.

Contact us to Inquire About This Safari

The 5 Days Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe National Park include;

  • Airport transfers.
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit.
  • Visit Royal Palace Museum.
  • Ground Transportation.
  • All meals as per the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water.
  • Colobus monkey tracking.
  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • Driver guide’s allowances.

Exclusions in the 5 Days Chimpanzee Safari to Nyungwe National Park are; expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, Alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.

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