Nyungwe Canopy walk and Chimps
3 days—Three days Nyungwe National Park Rwanda safaris
Safari summaryWith 15 trails, along with various other activities, visitors can choose to sample the delights of the forest or indulge themselves for a week or more in one of Africa’s most stunning forests.A trip to NYungwe National park will give you one of the most wonderful experiences you will ever have. Nyungwe National Park is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa. Nyungwe is rich in biodiversity and spectacularly beautiful. The mountainous region is teaming with wildlife, including a small population of chimpanzees as well as 12 other species of primate, including the L’Hoest’s monkey endemic to the Albertine Rift.
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Day 1: Transfer to NyungweStop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare, Southern ProvinceDepart from Kigali; en-route visits some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri's rock, King Palace Museum, National Ethnographic Museum of Rwanda. Overnight at Gisakura Guest House.
Day 2: Chimps Trekking and Canopy WalkStop At: Nyungwe National Park, Butare, Southern ProvinceEarly breakfast (4:45am); then drive to the chimp trekking point. After trekking, the Canopy Walkway follows in the afternoon. This is 50 meters above the ground level, and 200 meters long. The dizzying platform is above a steep and deep valley across a massive forest. The hanging platform which allows visitors to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest spreads over hundreds of square meters and will allow visitors to be at the "eye-to-eye level" with different primate species, and many bird species, all of which are fond of inhabiting the upper scales of the forest.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibuye and departure to KigaliStop At: Lake Kivu, Kibuye, Western ProvinceWith this Package, you will have a deep understanding of how tea is produced. Have a 2 hours tours at the Gisakura Tea factory. Afterwards you will head to Kibuye for Napoleon Island visit and Kivu boating experience as well as environmental museum. At the end of the tour, you will drive back to Kigali, then the airport and depart back home.
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