3 days Nyungwe forest Safari is one of the most thought for 3 days Rwanda Safari, full of small amenities but existing with hundreds of unmentioned secrets on the countryside, pillowed in the heart of Nyungwe forest National Park, one of the adventurous Savannah destinations southwestern Rwanda that wins for any chimpanzee tracking Safari. Nyungwe forest is not only only famously known for adventurous Canopy walk but it’s one of the best preserved montane rainforest in Central Africa, located in the Pleistocene watershed between the basin of the river Congo to the west and the basin of the river Nile to the east.
Nyungwe forest is full or a rich bio-diversity that never fails to impress, the montane forest are defined by their wide diversity of animal species, making it a a priority for conservation in Africa that nests a variety of terrestrial biomes that support the inmates living in here, with over 13 primate species (25% of Africa’s total), 275 bird species, 85 mammal species, 1068 plant species, 32 amphibian and 38 reptile species.
Our 3 days Rwanda Safari, gets you on the exhilarating walk across a series of bridges reaching nearly 60 meters, that ushers out majestic views to the spectacular Uwinka ridge and the bending deep valleys pillowed with forests as well as watching at the forest canopy at eye level down to the floor 57 meters, Not-forgetting encountering with the Nyungwe forest chimpanzees, the main residents of this place.
The Igishigishigi Trail is the most adventured, with its stunning views a head the horizons fading off beyond your sight, the high suspensions bridge with breathtaking views dying off beyond the African Valleys crowned by the terrestrial forests, gives an exhilarating Nyungwe forest Canopy walk across series of bridges.
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe forest
Drive thru the lush green mountainous horizons to the southwestern Rwanda, pillowed by Africa’s large montane forests, By pass the traditional royal residence, the King’s Palace, beautifully-crafted thatched dwelling shaped like a beehive. Have lunch in Huye a unique area full of traditional artefacts, with the nearby Ethnographic Museum being one of Africa’s finest ethnographic collections, and makes a good combination with the King’s Palace. After your lunch proceed to the Park to have an evening Canopy walk experience. Accommodation Options Gisakura Guest house(Budget lodge, Nyungwe Top View lodge (Mid-range lodge, One and Only Nyungwe house (Luxury lodge).
Day 2: Nyungwe forest Chimpanzee tracking experience
Early Morning after your African breakfast, Prepare for the chimpanzee trek in one the forest, Have a 1-2 hours experience tracking our cousins. The forest is pillowed with rain-forests, bamboos, grasslands, swamps, and bogs which are fine homes to Common chimpanzees, Monkeys, Baboons, Mangabeys, frogs etc, and over 275 bird species live here.
After the morning experience with the chimps and all the forest’s mother nature store, Retire back for lunch and a short relaxation. The soothing evenings will get us ready to visit the Communities plus a coffee or tea tour with the locals who Participate in this farming. Retire back to your lodge for dinner and Sinner.
Day 3: Visit Lake Kivu(Africa’s eighth largest lake), En route back to Kigali
Early Morning after your breakfast, and depending on Your flight time, We shall drive along the majestic wonder of Lake Kivu, it’s not only Africa’s eighth largest lake but also the world’s eighteenth deepest lake by maximum depth, and the ninth deepest by mean depth that sits in the rift valley that is slowly being pulled. For those who would have more time, the 3 days nyungwe forest can be tailored to visit the second largest inland island in Africa and the world’s tenth-largest island on a lake, Idjwi, that lies in Lake Kivu. The road drive gives you spectacular views of Congo via Kibuye on to Gitarama and finally Kigali with lunch en-route.