1-Day Nyungwe National Park is a mini break perfect for a weekend spent out of Kigali City. The Safari takes you to the largest montane forest in Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park noted to have survived the last ice age and this filled with great count of bio-diversity including the 1068 plant Species, 13 Species of Primate which include common chimpanzees and Black and white colobus monkeys, 310 bird Species, 38 reptile Species, 85 mammal Species and 32 amphibian species. The 1-Day Nyungwe National Park incorporates impressive culture and heritage tour in Butare. The exploration to the Ethnographic Museum with over 100,000 artifacts presenting the culture and history of Rwanda in detail along with the tour to the ancient Royal Palace of Rwanda which is a true living testimony of the historic Rwandan monarchy combines with the chimpanzee trekking safari in Rwanda experience to derive ultimate Africa safari memories.
- Chimpanzee trekking
- Canopy Walk
Explore the opportunity to see the Columbus Monkey and Canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park which starts Early morning at about 5.00 am depending on the location of your Hotel, your driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to the Nyungwe Forest National Park and after check-in you will go for the briefing point at the Uwinka visitors center in Nyungwe forest before you can start your trekking. The forest is rich in botanical diversity hosting over 200 species of trees and flowering plants and about 300 bird species. The forest is also home to 13 species of primates including Olive baboons, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Ruwenzori colobus, Vervet monkeys, silver monkey, Grey-cheeked manga-bey, red-tailed monkey, etc. You will most likely sight some of these forest inhabitants on your chimpanzee trekking. After receiving a briefing and depending on the number of people present for the chimp trek you will be divided into two groups. One will track starting at the Uwinka center and another starting at Cyamudongo which will require your driver guide to transfer you to the starting point. Your range guide will be in communication with the trackers who live early morning to locate where the chimpanzee nested the previous night. You are allowed to stay with the chimps for only 1 hour after locating them, photography is allowed but be reminded that the flash is prohibited. After that will do a Canopy walk which will rest 2 hours and then will take safari back at Kigali where you started your safari.