This 2 day chimpanzee trekking safari is one of the most rewarding short trips in Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda, Nyungwe forest is rich with a wide diversity of wildlife, mostly known for its many primates such as the chimpanzees and many other species of monkeys, in addition to many birds and rare plants, Nyungwe national park has a population of more than 500 chimpanzees making it one of the best destinations for a chimpanzee trekking.
Meet with your Agasaro Safaris’ guide and drive for approx. 6hours to Nyungwe Forest National Park in the southwest of Rwanda. Check into your lodge for lunch and thereafter set out for the canopy walk tour at Uwinka and explore the canopy of Nyungwe forest where monkeys and birds can be seen at eyelevel. The canopy walkway offers stunning views over Nyungwe Forest, you will feel a rush of adrenaline as you walk across the wobbly walkway while taking in the breathtaking sight of endless
Overnight: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel / One & Only Nyungwe House
Drive to Nyungwe National Park to meet your guides for the day and begin chimpanzee tracking. An experienced guides and trackers will lead you into the thick moist forest to begin searching for the wild chimpanzees. On the way, you may as well get entertained by several other species of primates that keep running back and forth in their habitat. You may have an opportunity to be within metres of these amusing and very social apes, sharing in their daily lives and experiencing their day-to-day activities. Chimpanzees, our closest cousins and are extremely endangered .Following the trek, you may enjoy a boat ride, take an afternoon drive or relax as you reflect on your time with the chimpanzees.
Please note: tracking may be fairly strenuous as the chimpanzees are highly mobile as they search for food throughout the forest. Also, chimpanzees are wild animals and, as such, sightings cannot be guaranteed. However viewing success rates are over 90%.
After the amazing chimpanzee trekking adventure in Nyungwe you shall set off back to Kigali, making a stopover in Kibuye town in Karongi District and have lunch by the beautiful Lake Kivu.Book Now