3 days Nyungwe Camping Safari

3 days Nyungwe Camping Safari

Day 1: DEPART FOR NYUNGWE NAT PARK

After breakfast your guide will be waiting to pick you up and you will depart for Nyungwe National park which takes about 6 ½  hrs drive via Butare visiting enroute, the famous National Museum at Butare and the ancient King´s Palace at Nyanza. The museum was donated in 1989 by the Belgium government with some ethnic collection, the design and concept all realized in co-operation with the Royal Museum for Central Africa of Tervuren; Belgium. Ethnographic objects are grouped together according to the theme giving premium information on the daily life. Traditional ceramics and basketry are still manufactured and belong to the finest handicrafts of the region. The National Museum remained surprisingly untouched during the civil war in 1994.Have Lunch in Butare and thereafter continue to Nyungwe national park arriving for dinner and overnight at your camp.

  • Driving distance:  6 ½ hours
  • Activity: At Leisure
  • Overnight:  Camping
  • Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, dinner, Bed & breakfast

Day 2: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING & WATERFALL WALK

Take an early morning breakfast then with your packed lunch drive to this park for the starting point of your chimpanzee trek. Two species of chimpanzee occur in Africa. There is the Bonobo and the Common Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes (often shortened to Chimpanzee, and sometimes referred to as the Robust Chimpanzee). The largest remaining populations occur in central Africa (Gabon, DR Congo and Cameroon). About only 400 individuals, the population in Rwanda is an endangered one. However; it should be mentioned that it is not guaranteed to see the chimps as they are unpredictable and can move long distances in one day. Nyungwe National Park is the largest block of montane forest in East and Central Africa and it is an incredibly rich area of biodiversity. Later depart for your nature walk visiting Kamiranzovu waterfall. The forest comprises amongst many things at least 200 tree species over 280 bird species and more than 100 different types of colorful butterfly which make it a true feast of the senses for the nature lover. Later return for dinner and overnight at your camp.

  • Activity: Chimpanzee tracking and  waterfall Walk
  • Overnight: Camping
  • Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, dinner, Bed & breakfast

Day 3:  CANOPY WALK & DEPART FOR KIGALI

After breakfast today we go for the canopy walk which sets 50 me­ters above the ground with a 150-meter walkway and is the first of its kind in East Africa and third on the continent after South Africa and Ghana. It allows visitors to see the forest from above the trees and be at eye level with birds and monkeys that inhabit the upper storeys of the forest. Return for lunch, later close camp and depart for Kigali.

  • Activity: Colubus Monkey tracking and Canopy Walk
  • Meal Plan: Full board – Lunch, Bed & breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Transport in a 4WD safari vehicle exclusive to you
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Camping accommodation and meals as stated in the program
  • All guide fees
  • One Canopy walk permit per person
  • One Chimpanzee tracking permit per person
  • One nature walk permit per person

Cost Excludes

  • International flights & Visas
  • Driver guide or local escort tips
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature
  • Activities not mentioned in the program

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