Rwanda Chimpanzee Tracking Safari

Nyungwe Forest National Park


This 3 days Chimpanzee trekking safari takes you to Nyungwe forest a rain tropical forest located on the southwestern border of Rwanda with endowments that include: about 275 bird species,13 primate species,and 1068 tree species among others.


  • Day 1: Kigali – Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking & Canopy walk
  • Day 3: Nyungwe forest-Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kigali City – Nyungwe Forest National Park

Your picked by our driver/guide from your overnight accommodation after breakfast to head to Nyungwe forest with a stopover at the cultural genocide museum for an art and craft experience.

Have lunch en-route and thereafter continue to the park with an evening nature walk in the tea plantations near Nyungwe forest.

Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (High end lodge) or Nyungwe Hill hotel (Moderate facility) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget facility).

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking & Canopy walk

Have an early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing about the forest and the chimpanzees before entering the jungle to search for the chimps in the tree branches.

The other primate species to see here include: black and white Colubus, velvet monkeys, and mangabey plus birds, and butterflies, among others.

Return to the lodge for lunch and prepare for the evening canopy walk, another opportunity to spot primates and birds at a closer range.

Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (High end lodge) or Nyungwe Hill Hotel (Moderate facility) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget facility).

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Nyungwe forest-Kigali

After breakfast, embark on the drive back to Kigali with en-route lunch and a visit to the genocide memorial center in Kigali before proceeding to the airport for your return flight home

Meal plan: Breakfast, and Lunch

This Safari Package Includes

  • Accommodations and meals
  • An English speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • One Chimpanzee permit per person
  • A Canopy walk
  • Park fees
  • Genocide Memorial visit
  • En-route lunches as indicated

The Safari Exclusions

The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, soda/alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.