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Hiking in Nyungwe National Park

Hiking in Nyungwe National Park

Hiking in Nyungwe Forest National Park is a one time adventure experience in Rwanda. Nyungwe Forest National Park is one of Rwanda’s most popular destinations set within the forested hills of South-Western Rwanda bordering Burundi. It’s approximately 225 kilometers or 6 hours of driving from Kigali the capital city of Rwanda.  Nyungwe national park is one of the premium parks in Rwanda sought after by travelers to the country and, indeed rewards visitors with amazing jungle adventure experiences. Nyungwe national park is famous for hosting a considerable population of chimpanzees as well as a variety of other primates. Other attractions in the forest are birds, plants, trees and waterfalls. The activities any visitor can enjoy while on Nyungwe national park safaris include chimpanzee trekking, primate walks, hiking different trails, bird watching, and canopy walk way but Chimpanzee trekking is the most sought activity that most park visitors are interested in. However, hiking in this forest is more advantageous thus probably you may meet with chimpanzees (mankind’s closest relatives), monkeys and birds which moves around searching food or socializing within their families

Visitors on Hiking in Nyungwe forest national park shall cover over 200 km of hiking trails which created in the forest permit visitors to see the stunning sights of the interior ancient dense rain forest habitats. There are a couple of multi- day trails that will lead you to the waterfalls and to the highest peaks of the park giving an opportunity to take the expansive views of the forest and the Virunga massifs. The created hiking trails in the forest are; Imbaraga-waterfall trail, Kamiranzovu Marsh trail, Congo Nile-divide trail, Igishigishigi- short most well liked trail, Bigugu-one of difficult trail, Irebero-the highest viewpoint trail, Karamba birding and easiest trail, Umuyove-popular and short hikes trail, Rukuzi-Chimpanzee trail, Ngabwe-Monkey trail, Isumo-long trail, Umugore-mountain trail, Muzimu-remote trail.

Hiking in Nyungwe Forest National Park is an adventure activity that requires someone to be physically fit, any visitor interested in hiking should be well equipped with a safari boot, rain coat, hat, packed mineral water, cameras, and be ready for rainfall which can come at any time. For further arrangement, contact a local tour operator to customize your travel to Rwanda with other country wanders such as Mountain Gorilla and Golden Monkeys in Volcanoes mist, Chimpanzee and Colobus Monkeys in Nyungwe forest, and Akagera game drive. Unique Rwanda Vacation experts are ready to make your adventure tour a memorable experience by putting together a package that best fits with your preferences, time, budget and needs. All you need is just to book with us.


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