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3 Days Primate Nyungwe Chimps Safaris Tour

Country: Rwanda
City: Nyungwe
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Wildlife Safari
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

3 Days Nyungwe Chimpanzee tour 

Nyungwe is the largest montane forest in Central Africa with 13 species of primate; these include chimpanzee and large groups of Rwenzori colobus. Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park is on steep slippery hillsides and viewing is unpredictable. Around 300 bird species, orchids and butterflies are other attractions. Nyungwe's biodiversity is astonishing by African standards and is one of the most endemic species-rich areas in whole of Africa.

ITINERARY

Day 1. Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After meet and greet by Tour Guide from Green Hills Ecotours at your Hotel or Airport in Kigali, you will be transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park. En route visit the old King’s Palace in Nyanza. Have lunch and after proceed with your journey to the Park. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House

Day 2, Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest

Breakfast will be served early morning and after you will proceed to the park headquarters for briefing at 6:00am. Unlike other countries like Uganda where chimpanzee tracking activity starts at 8:00am, here in Nyungwe forest National Park the activity starts at 6:00am. You will enter into the forest when its dark but you will be able to see primate species such as Colobus monkeys, forest birds and later, you will be able to see the chimpanzees when its laready day time. Return to your lodge after the tracking for Lunch and in the afternoon, you will set out for the guided forest walk with in the Forest. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Gisakura Guest House

Day 3, Transfer back to Kigali and departure

Have an early morning breakfast and after transfer back to Kigali. En route to the City you will have lunch and also visit the Rwanda National Museum in Butare town. Proceed to Kigali where you will be dropped off at the Airport to catch your flight back home.

End of Nyungwe Forest Chimps Tracking Safari

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