Our 5 Days Nyungwe Forest National Park Safari will give you a huge opportunity to visit one of the highly visited national park in Rwanda, as you visit and explore the beautiful attractions of Nyungwe Forest National Park, and its surrounding attractions such as tea plantations and Lake Kivu. This is an exciting encounter as you tour around the country side, meeting the local people as well, not forgetting a visit to the southern museum in the province.
Day 1: Airport Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Kigali international airport, you will go through custom and immigration, and you will be warmly welcomed by our company driver/ guide who will warmly welcome you to the Land of a thousand hills that Rwanda is know of, an later drive to your booked hotel accommodation for dinner and overnight stay at Hotel des Mille Colline (mid-range hotel) or Chez Land hotel (luxury hotel). For dinner
Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe National Park. Travel time +5 hours
Early morning enjoy your buffer breakfast and checkout of the hotel and drive heading to the western province, on your way visit the Royal Palace Museum and Ethnographic Museum in Southern Province, this will give you a great history of traditional ways of living among Rwandans and their past way of leadership of Kingship with an enroute lunch. You will reach in the afternoon at Nyungwe national park and spend the afternoon at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (midrange lodge) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (luxury lodge). For Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking & Canopy
Today, after your early morning cap of African coffee, you will leave your hotel to experience the natural forest of Nyungwe well known for having 13 species of primates, and transferred to the park for briefing and chimpanzee trekking. You will be entitled to one hour on finding the chimpanzees. After doing the chimpanzee trek, head for lunch before heading for a canopy walk. This 70 meters suspended metallic bridge will give you a great overview of Nyungwe forest and on a luck day spot one or two more primates in the forest as you take a walk on this bridge and later return in the afternoon for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (midrange lodge) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (Standard lodge). For Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Day 4: Colobus Monkey Trek & Tea Plantation Visit.
After your morning breakfast, you will head to the park for briefing before you head to search for the Colobus monkeys, and on finding them, you will be allowed to take as many pictures as you wish. Return for lunch and after lunch, head for the tea plantation visit, to visit the Gisakura tea gardens, learn on how tea if plated to harvesting time and processing. You will take great photos and later drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (mid-range lodge) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (luxury lodge). For Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Day 5: Transfer to Gisenyi
After a relaxed morning breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Kivu, to catch up with the beautiful sun rise over the Lake Kivu after just getting done with your morning breakfast. You will take a boat ride to explore the beautiful attractions within this great lake. You have a nature walk at one of the islands within this lake which is known for harboring thousands of the bats. This lake is also known as a birding paradise as it host a number of bird species like the comrand, pied king fishers, weaver birds, heron to mention but a few. You will later return for and drive off to Kigali, and later transferred to the airport to catch up with your onward flight.
End of safari
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