More than Chimps - Nyugwe Chimps

Day 1: Arrival – Nyungwe Forest National Park.

(We recommend flights arriving into Kigali by 12pm latest).

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by Adventure Consults’ representative, transfer to Kigali for a briefing and start your 6 hour journey to Nyungwe forest. You will have stops at places of interest for photography and interact with the local communities. Lunch enroute and proceed via Butare, visit the Nyanza palace. Drive straight to Nyungwe forest arriving late afternoon. Relax at the Lodge or take walk by the tea plantation. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking/Canopy walk/Colobus Monkey trek.

Early morning transfer to the park headquarters in time for Chimp tracking. The forest has got well marked walk ways that leads you to the amazing Chimps. It’s challenging and at times steep but an encounter with the excited Chimp family can be so enchanting! You will return later in the afternoon, lunch at the Lodge.

In the afternoon, go for Canopy walk giving you an opportunity to see the bigger part of Nyungwe’s beautiful flora or take a walk near the lodge where you will have an interaction with the Black and White Colobus Monkey. Meals and Overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3:  Nyungwe Forest - Kigali. App. 6 hours.

Morning start for Kigali, time permitting, have a tour of the city including a visit to genocide memorial, handicraft shops, local markets etc. and later drop off at the airport in time for your return flight. 


we don’t restrict on where to stay as this entirely depends on guest preference and budget. You may opt for either Rusizi tented Camp or Akagera Game Lodge. Please get in touch for more options and discounted quotes.

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