4 Days Nyungwe Forest Adventure
4 Days Nyungwe Forest Adventure: 4 days touring on of the major national parks of Rwanda that is Nyungwe forest for a visit to the Rwanda primates as Nyungwe forest is a home to about 13 different primate species. Have a chimpanzee trekking with a canopy walk and a visit to the Isumo waterfall. End your Rwanda tour with a cultural visit to the Butare Museum and the King’s palace. This Rwanda tour can be booked any day of the week throughout the year
Trip highlights of the 4 Days Nyungwe Forest Adventure
- Day 1: Drive to Nyungwe forest national park
- Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park
- Day 3: Isumo waterfall hike and coffee plantation visit
- Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali
Day 1: Drive to Nyungwe forest national park.
By 9 am, your driver guide will be waiting to set out to Nyungwe forest national park. Kigali to Nyungwe forest national park is a 5 to 6 hour road transfer so you will have an enroute lunch. You will have enroute visits to Butare museum and you will also visit the King’s palace and drive to further to connect to your hotel arriving in the early evening hours. Spend the cold evening settling in as you await for dinner to be served and spend your first night in Nyungwe forest.
Hotel options in Nyungwe forest national park.
- Gisakura visitor center for budget
- Nyungwe top hill view hotel for midrange
- One and only Nyungwe house for luxury
Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park
By 6 am, be setting out to the starting point of the chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest. You will be briefed by the ranger guides and set out into the forest. You will be able to see the chimpanzees swinging from one tree branch to another and their sounds heard from the moment you enter the forest up til when you exit.
Drive back to your hotel for a late breakfast and spend the rest of the morning at leisure. Lunch will be served and you will drive back to the park to take on the canopy walk on the 2 meters long 9 meters high suspended bridge giving you an aerial view of the park. Return to your hotel in time for dinner and spend another night in Nyungwe.
Day 3: Isumo waterfall hike and coffee plantation visit
Have breakfast and return to the park headquarters for the Isumo waterfall hike. This is a 4 hours activity to and back that starts from the Gisakura Reception center at 9 am. You will hike across the large tea plantation and return to the trailhead by 1 pm and connect back to your hotel for lunch and relax abit.
After lunch, you will drive to the gisakura tea factory for your visit. It is 2 kilometers away from the Gisakura guest house so you may opt to take on an evening walk. Get back to your hotel before nightfall for dinner and last night in Nyungwe.
Day 4: Transfer back to Kigali
Have a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and after pack your bags to leave Nyungwe forest national park headed back to Kigali. You will enjoy your last moments in the Nyungwe forest and head back to Kigali via Butare. This is a 5 hour road transfer. You may take on the Kigali city tour on this day if you were not able to on the first day.
End of the 4 Days Nyungwe Forest Adventure
Trip is inclusive of
- Full time fueled safari vehicle
- English speaking driver-guide
- Activities in the itinerary
- Park entrance fees
- Meals; breakfast, lunch, dinner
- Bottled water
Trip quote excludes
- PCR/ Covid 19 tests
- Flight fares
- Visa fees
- Personal needs like laundry, airtime, insurance, gratuities