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3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Tour Rwanda: The 3 days chimpanzee tracking tour in Rwanda offers you a great chance to view chimpanzees while in their natural habitat. This exceptional short chimp tour ushers you into Nyungwe Forest National Park on a memorable chimpanzee tracking experience. Nyungwe lies in the Southern area of Rwanda and protects 13 primate species. These include 500 chimpanzees and also 310 bird species, 1068 plant species, 32 amphibian species.

On 3 days chimpanzee tracking tour of Rwanda, you will participate in a variety of activities. These include chimpanzee tracking, canopy walk, Kigali city tour, bird sighting, and photography. Your chimp tracking trip to Nyungwe Forest National Park starts and ends in Kigali.

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1: Kigali-Nyungwe Forest National Park, Southern Province of Rwanda
  • Day 2: Chimp tracking & canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest
  • Day 3: Departure

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kigali-Nyungwe Forest National Park, Southern Province of Rwanda

After a hefty breakfast or upon arrival at Kigali airport, drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. This will take about 5-6 hours driving and have an en-route stop visit. The areas to make a stopover include Ethnographic Museum in Huye. After, have lunch and go check-in at your lodge for dinner and overnight stay in Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Accommodation

Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Moderate: Nyungwe Top View Lodge

Luxury/up-market: One & Only Nyungwe House

Day 2: Chimp tracking & canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest

After a tasty cup of tea or coffee, the briefing starts at 7:00 am at Uwinka Reception. Get here early so that you will be assigned the park guide. At 8:00 am, get on a walk to look for chimpanzees for about 2-4 hours. Once you locate them, you will have 1 hour with them and also take photos. Later, return to have lunch and some chilling.

In the afternoon, have yet another thrilling experience; canopy walk-first of its kind in East Africa. This takes 2 hours but allows you to see primates, birds, beautiful forest canopy.

Accommodation

Basic: Gisakura Guesthouse

Moderate: Nyungwe Top View Lodge

Luxury/up-market: One & Only Nyungwe House

Day 3: Departure

Return to Kigali after breakfast. You will embark on a short Kigali city tour. On a city expedition, go visit Kigali/Gisozi genocide center, local markets, and others. Have a lunch break afterward and connect to Kigali Airport for departure.

End of the trip

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