3 days Chimpanzee Trekking Nyungwe forest

A memorable 3 days Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe Forest National park is an interesting adventure, indeed one of a kind as you get to observe your closest relative. Located in the Southwestern part of Rwanda- Burundi border, a border with Burundi and also part of the branches of the Nile source is the beautiful Nyungwe rainforest, nature’s perfect gift to all adventurous people.

Nyungwe Forest became a National Park in 2004 and is estimated to cover up to 970 km2 with the biggest portion covered in rainforest, Bamboo, grassland. The main activity in Nyungwe Forest National Park is Chimpanzee tracking but a lot more other interesting activities can be done including Canopy walk. So brace yourself for this thrilling 3 days Chimpanzee tracking adventure with Simba Africa expeditions.

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Chimpanzee trekking

Highlight For Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe Rwanda

  • Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest National
  • Colobus and Golden Monkey tracking safari
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Service of English speaking driver or guide
  • Airport transfers

Detailed Itinerary


Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your driver / guide who will help you with the luggage and brief you a little bit about the safari; you will then be transferred to Nyungwe forest. Check into your safari lodge for a relaxed evening. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Nyungwe forest lodge
  • Mid – Range : Nyungwe top view hotel
  • Budget : Gisakura guesthouse
  • Meal plan : Dinner


Start your day early with a delicious breakfast and drive straight to park headquarters for a briefing before you begin your tracking venture. Return to the lodge for lunch and later set out for an exciting canopy walk in the forest. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

  • Up Market : Nyungwe forest lodge
  • Mid – Range &: Nyungwe top view hotel
  • Budget : Gisakura guesthouse
  • Meal plan : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Departure with Airport drop Off

After your breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and begin your journey to Kigali city, just enough time to get a few souvenirs from the craft shop, get a brief city tour of Kigali, lunch and then proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Meal plan: H/B

What to bring for Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe forest

  • Comfortable shoes to walk in
  • Warm clothes for the night as this part of the country gets pretty cold
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • A good insect repellent to keep those persistent insects away

Package for Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Pure bottled drinking water
  • Private Safari vehicle
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • En – route lunches
  • All activities

Package for Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda Excludes:

  • Airfares
  • Rwanda Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to the local guide
  • Telephone fees
  • Porter fees when tracking Nyungwe forest
  • Insurance and shopping