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Nyungwe National Park

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In the southwest of Rwanda, Nyungwe Forest National Park is an enormous tropical forest with a high canopy. Tall old mahoganies, ebonies and giant tree ferns tower above you, whilst orchids and other epiphytes cling to every branch.

 

Activities

Day 1: Kigali

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airportyou will be met by our representative, outside the airport arrivals section and transferred to your hotel.

Accommodation at Mille Collines/Kigali Serena Hotel

Day 2: Kigali/Nyungwe Forest National Park

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a City Tour of Kigali (Cost Included)

The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been a part of it for 100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become the capital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seat of power in Butare.

Visit the old Kigali and the craft centres then visit the genocide memorial site. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how this country has dealt with that past. Tour more and see the new developments in Rwanda; the recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience.

Then drive south for a visit of the historical towns of Nyanza and Butare. Visit the Nyanza Kings Palace and the Huye ethnographic museum.

Lunch enroute.

Proceed to your lodge.

Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe House/Emeraude Kivu Resort        LDBB

Day 3:Explore Nyungwe Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Trek

04h30: Start early for early morning forest nature walk in the park tracking Chimpanzees in the forest. This is the time to watch the forest’s birdlife too. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy the canopy walk.

Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe House/Emeraude Kivu Resort        LDBB

Day 4: Kigali

Breakfast at the lodge.

Drive back to Kigali – with onward transfer to the airport for your outbound flight. Flights after 1900Hrs are recommended(Cost of flight not included)

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