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3-days Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe Forest National Park is an interesting and memorable adventure, indeed one of a kind as you get to observe your closest relative. Located in the Southwestern part of the 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, and grassland. The main activity in Nyungwe Forest National Park is Chimpanzee tracking but a lot more other interesting activities can be done including a Canopy walk. So brace yourself for these thrilling 3 days of chimpanzee tracking Nyungwe adventure with Simba Africa expeditions.

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Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe
Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe

Highlight For 3 days 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 for 3 days Chimpanzee tracking Nyungwe forest


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


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 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, 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 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

3-Days Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda Includes:

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

3-Days 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