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5 Days Primate &Wildlife -Nyungwe National Park

For primatologist visiting Nyungwe National park is much informative with Afri Safari Cars Ltd, situated in the South West of Rwanda, a huge afro-montane forest. With over 10000sq.km in size, Nyungwe is the undisputed giant in Central Africa. The natural forest is renowned for its large troops of colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, butterflies and a rich variety of orchids. Over 300 bird species have been recorded. While there, stay at the modest Gisagura Guest House, or the Ibis in Butare or other Lodge nearby, depending on availability.

Day 1: Arrival-Kigali

Arrive at Kanombe (Kigali) airport. Meet and greet before transferring to Kigali City. City tour in Kigali (optional) including a visit to the genocide sites, the art and craft centre. Overnight and dinner at Hotel Chez Lando (L-D).

Day 2: Kigali-Nyungwe Forest

Morning drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park various stop overs make stops at places of interest including local markets, the traditional palace of Rwanda’s Former King in Nyanza. In Butare, visit the Botanical Gardens and a cultural museum. Drive past green fields of tea scattered across the hillsides and the small wooden houses unique to the areas surrounding Nyungwe Forest. Overnight and dinner at Nyungwe Forest Lodge Meal plan (FB)

Day 3: Primate tracking in Nyungwe Forest

Go chimp tracking, the largest in Central Africa.  Meals and overnight and dinner at Nyungwe Forest Lodge Meal plan (FB)

Day 4: Nyungwe Forest

EITHER go for a second chimp tracking, OR Guided nature walk in the forest to see a variety of animals and some of the three hundred bird species found here, which include the Rwenzori Turaco and black and white casqued hornbill.  Go on an escorted walk in search of large groups of colobus monkeys – sometimes as many as 400 in a group. Return late afternoon. Overnight and dinner at Nyungwe Forest Lodge Meal plan (FB)

Day 5: Nyungwe-Kigali Out

Return to Kigali. Fly out if you have any onward flight. End of service

The Safari package includes

Airport transfers

Kigali city tour

Accommodation and meals as per the journey plan

Park fees

Chimp trekking Nyungwe

Transportation in a fuelsed4WD safari van

Guide-driver allowances

Visit Butare museum

Guided nature walk
Bottled drinking water throughout the safari


The package excludes, all expenses of personal nature, telephone, cigar, laundry, tips to guides visa, insurance and any programs not mentioned above