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Chimpanzees in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

3 Days Chimpanzees
& Canopy Walk

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Soak in the tranquil, majestic beauty of Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda’s secret garden. Walk the canopy bridge and let an expert local guide lead you as you set out for a unique meeting with the endangered chimpanzees.

Day 1

As you arrive in Kigali, you are picked up at the airport by your driver guide and you receive a briefing about your itinerary. You then check in at Heaven Boutique Hotel where you enjoy dinner and rest until the following day.

Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda

Day 2

Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park & Canopy Walk

(Total drive time: 5 hours, excluding stops) Begin your journey by car to Nyungwe. Stop in Nyanza for a visit of the King’s Palace Museum Visit the King’s Royal Hut, a striking example of traditional architecture made from beautifully woven fibers. Then, stop by to see the sacred cows, or Inyambo. Despite their intimidating appearance, these gentle cows are selfie friendly. Highly prized for their beauty, often used as dowry gifts, these have numerous songs and poems dedicated to them. Visit Ethnographic Museum in Butare Travel back in time with this well designed exhibit, showcasing Rwanda’s history and culture with artifacts ranging from delicate basketry, tools used for hunting and farming, to a beautiful, small-scale model of the King's royal hut. Option: Watch Intore dancers’ performance Once associated with the Royal court, today’s Intore dancers are artists in their own right, interpreting traditional dances with energy, power and grace. Lunch at Amafu Ya Huye/Coffee at Inzozi Nziza Canopy Walk in Nyungwe National Park (Duration: 1h) Only a short walk away from the Park’s entrance, get a taste of adventure and experience the dizzyingly beautiful view by walking Nyungwe’s popular canopy bridge, a 70 meters high and 160 meters long tree top walkway. Stop at Nyungwe Top View Hotel for dinner and take advantage of its location right next to the Park to set out for adventure early the next morning.

Canopy bridge in Nyungwe National park Rwanda

Day 3

Chimpanzee Tracking

(Duration: 1+hours) Meet up at 5:30 am to track Chimpanzees. Overshadowed by the Gorillas’ popularity, Chimpanzees are nevertheless highly intelligent, fascinating creatures. Continually on the move, they forage for food in trees and on the ground. Lace up your hiking shoes and get ready to enjoy an extraordinary encounter. 12 pm Lunch at Nyungwe Top View Hotel PM Transfer back to Kigali Coffee break in Butare

Chimpanzee in Nyungwe National Park , Rwanda


Pick up and drop off at airport Transportation in 4WD Safari Vehicle Service of an English speaking driver guide Accommodation Lunch, breakfast and dinner coffee and snacks where indicated Bottled drinking water Chimpanzee tracking permit Canopy Walk Museum entrance fees Park entrance fees

Not included

Plane Tickets Medical and Travel Insurance Visas Covid-19 Testing (required for park entrance) Alcoholic beverages Tips Laundry Personal Expenses

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