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3-days chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda: This affordable safari takes you to Nyungwe Forest National Park, an interesting and memorable adventure destination that is indeed one of a kind as you get to observe your closest relative (chimpanzees). The park is located in the southwest part of the Rwanda-Burundi border.

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Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe
Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Highlight for affordable 3-days chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe in Rwanda

  • Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park.
  • Colobus and golden monkey tracking safari
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari vehicle
  • Service of English-speaking driver or guide
  • Airport transfers

Detailed itinerary for affordable 3-days chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest

Day 1: Airport pickup with transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

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

  • Budget: Gisakura Guest House
  • Mid-range: Nyungwe Top View Hotel
  • Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest and canopy walkway

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.

3 days Chimpanzee trekking
Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Accommodation options

  • Budget: Gisakura Guest House
  • Mid-range: Nyungwe Top View Hotel
  • Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
  • Meal plan: 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. You will have just enough time to get a few souvenirs from the craft shop, get a brief city tour of Kigali, have lunch, and then proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Meal plan: H/B.

Kigali Roundabout
Kigali Roundabout

What to bring for 3-days chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest

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

3-days chimpanzee trekking Rwanda in Volcanoes includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Pure bottled drinking water
  • Private safari vehicle
  • Meals per itinerary
  • One chimpanzee tracking permits.
  • En-route lunches
  • All activities.

However, 3-days chimpanzee trekking Volcanoes excludes:

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