3 days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

3 days Nyungwe Chimpanzee Trekking Safari : Visiting Rwanda will give you the most rewarding wildlife safari experience watching a number of wildlife species like the mountain gorillas in Africa when you participate in Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, golden monkey trekking, the big five animals in Rwanda that you will get to see when you participate in the game drives in Akagera national park, you can also watch a number of bird species like the endangered shoe bill stork as you participate in the boat cruise on lake Ihema.

Among the different safaris you can take part in, visiting Nyungwe national park is the most rewarding park where you can take part in a number of tourism activities like the canopy walk in Rwanda, the Isumo waterfalls hike and many other rewarding experiences. For you to have an amazing safari experience in the park, take part in this 2 days Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari which will help you understand more about the playful primates in the wild as you enjoy a number of rewarding features in the park.

Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

At your agreed location in Kigali city, you will be picked by your guide at your hotel in Kigali and drive southwards to Nyungwe forest National park watching a number of rewarding attractions like the rolling hills of Rwanda, the homesteads and so on. You will have a stopover in Butare, where you will visit the national museum of Rwanda, the king’s palace in Nyanza with lunch enroute. After lunch, you head for an optional coffee tour or spend the rest of your afternoon relaxing at your hotel/lodge. Dinner and overnight at Gisakura Visitor Centre (Budget)/ Nziza Eco lodge (Midrange)/ Nyungwe Top Hill View (Luxury).

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking

After an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will head to Nyungwe park headquarters where you will make your way to either cyamudongo forest or Nyungwe forest where you will access the habituated chimpanzee troops. The activity takes about 3 hours which will give you the opportunity to watch a number of rewarding features of the chimpanzees in the wild like; they will be seen chattering, laughing, you will get to observe the females’ red bottoms during ovulation which is a sign that they are ready to mate with the males among other interesting features.  After the rewarding experience, you will then return to your hotel to freshen up, have lunch then spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing at your hotel. You can also participate in an optional tea estate tour, canopy walk or community tour. Dinner and overnight stay at Gisakura Visitor Centre (Budget)/ Nziza Eco lodge (Midrange)/ Nyungwe Top Hill View (Luxury).

2 days Nyungwe national park safari
Canopy walks in Nyungwe

Day 3: Transfer to Kigali

After having your early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will check out of your hotel and reconnect with your guide who will drive you back to Kigali city with a stopover for lunch enroute and the end of your 3 days Nyungwe chimpanzee trekking safari after being dropped off at a location of your choice in Kigali city or Kigali international airport.

Quotation Includes;

  • chimpanzee trek
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle entrance fees
  • Enroute lunch Day 1
  • All accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel
  • Full time English/ French speaking driver/ guide
  • Bottled mineral water while on safari


  • Tips
  • Rwanda Visa fees
  • Air tickets
  • All items of personal nature like laundry, porterage, phone calls, beer, e.t.c
  • Optional/ any activity not included in the itinerary