4 Days Rwanda Chimp Tracking

This safari will take you to Nyungwe forest national park for chimp tracking one of our close relative of man, and  you will also enjoy a Kigali city tour

Day 1: Arrival and Kigali City tour

Upon arrival your arrival at Kigali international Airport, our safari tour company guide/driver will meet and greet you and after he will brief you about the safari and later drive you to your pre-book accommodation. However, if you arrive in time in Kigali city, our guide will take you for a city tour and visit some of the interesting places around. Places to visit include the genocide museum, local markets, and art and crafts shops. Dinner and overnight at; (Budget) Chez Lando Hotel (Mid-range):, Des Mille Collines Intercontinental Hotel, Okapi Hotel/ (Luxury): Kigali Serena Hotel


Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe forest

After an early morning breakfast, we will drive to Nyungwe forest National Park in the south western part of Rwanda. Nyungwe National Park lies within the Albertine Rift eco-region and is one of the most endemic species rich areas in all of Africa. Nyungwe forest has more than 200 different trees and myriad of flowering plants. The forest is a home to over 13 primate species including chimpanzees the closest relative of man. We will make a stopover at the old palace in Nyanza and also have lunch en-route before heading to the park. The drive takes about 6-7 hours from Kigali to the park arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at: Budget: Gisakura Guest House, Mid-range: Peace Guest House luxury Nyungwe forest Lodge

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe forest National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will be briefed by the park ranger guide about the dos and don’ts while with chimps. After, proceed to Nyungwe forest to search for chimpanzees. The tracking time is unpredictable, however it can from 1-6 hours in the jungle searching them, meeting them depends on where they spent their last night. Once they are met you are strictly allowed only one hour with them. You will also be able to spot other primates in the process of tracking chimps such as Rwenzori colobus, L’hoest’s monkeys, silver monkeys, owl faced monkeys, and grey cheeked mangabey. You will also be able to spot other forest habitat like a variety of bird species, reptiles, and butterflies. After the activity, return back to the lodge for lunch and relax. You can opt for an evening forest guided walk to see more bird species and other tree species in the forest. Dinner and overnight at: Budget: Gisakura Guest House, Mid-range: Peace Guest House luxury Nyungwe forest Lodge

Day 4: Transfer to Kigali

After breakfast at the lodge, you will be driven back to Kigali with stopover at cultural museum in Butare and the visit to the cultural museum. From here we will drive back to Kigali town for lunch and after transfer to Kigali airport to catch your flight back home.