3 days Nyungwe tour is a trip which will start in Kigali Rwanda and you will be driven to Nyungwe forest national park where you will engage in chimpanzee trekking and also take part in a canopy walk before returning to Kigali at the end of the Rwanda Safari tour.
Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Nyungwe for Canopy Walk.
At 7 a.m. the tour driver will pick you up from your Kigali hotel and take you to Nyungwe Forest National Park in Rwanda’s southwest. The drive will take about 5 – 6 hours, including a lunch break enroute to the park. Arrive at the Uwinka visitor’s center in Nyungwe at 3 p.m. and go for the canopy walk tour.
The canopy walk provides amazing views of the beautiful forest. The canopy walkway also provides access to species that lives in the forest’s canopies, such as monkeys and uncommon birds. Later drive back to your hotel for dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse (Budget)/ Nyungwe Top Hill View Hotel (Midrange).
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking and Visit Gisakura Tea Estate.
Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe:
Today, you will have an early breakfast at 4.30 a.m. and then report to the Nyungwe park office in Gisakura at 5 a.m. to meet the park guides for a briefing before driving to the beginning location of your chimp trekking trip in Nyungwe Forest National Park. After the chimpanzee trekking experience, you’ll relax.
Visit Gisakura Tea Estate: Later in the evening, you can head to Gisakura Tea estate. Here, you will be taken through the process of tea growing, harvesting, processing and packaging. You will even get to taste the delicious taste of the final product. Later return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight at Gisakura Guesthouse (Budget)/ Nyungwe Top Hill View Hotel (Midrange).
MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Full Board).
Day 3: Guided Nature Walk and Transfer to Kigali.
Guided Nature Walk:
You will go on a guided nature walk hike in Nyungwe Forest National Park today. Nyungwe features about 19 hiking trails that allow tourists to explore the forest’s richness. You will trek the Isumo waterfall trail which take approximately four hours to complete a round trip.
After having lunch your guide will drive you to Kigali where your guide/driver will drop you off which will bring the tour to an end.
End of Trip
- Chimpanzee permit
- Canopy walk
- Park entrance fees
- Vehicle entrance fees
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- 4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel
- Full time English/ French speaking driver/ guide
- Bottled mineral water while on safari
- Rwanda Visa fees
- Air tickets
- All items of personal nature like laundry, porterage, phone calls, beer, e.t.c
- Optional/ any activity not included in the itinerary