HIGHLIGHTS: Welcome to Rwanda the Land of a thousand Hills, your trip of 3 days starts from Kigali airport and it will end in the same place. You will make a transfer to NyungweForest National Park for chimpanzee and other primates’experiences, return to Kigali do a city tour and depart.
You will meet your safari guide and transfer to Nyungwe forest lodge by road for your overnight accommodation at Nyungwe forest Lodge
After an early breakfast, you will set off to discover the primates and scenic splendor of Nyungwe. Viewing the primates on the steep slopes of Nyngwe forest is quite challenging but the park guides at Nyungwe are experienced and very knowledgeable about most of Nyungwe’s wildlife. The guides shall provide you with all the relevant information about thße primates in Nyungwe forest; primates lifestyle, feeding, reproduction among other details.
Among the primates you are to track in Nyungwe forest include; chimpanzees, L’Hoest’s monkey, golden monkeys, large troops of the Angola Colobus, vervet monkeys, Silver Monkey, Hamlyn’s Monkey, Red-tailed Monkey, Dent’s Mona Monkey, Olive Baboon, Grey-cheeked Mangabeys among other primates.
A safari to Nyngwe forest will also expose you to an excellent birding experience. Nyungwe forest harbors almost 300 bird species of which 24 species are endemics of the Albertine rift region like the great blue Turaco, the Rwenzori Turaco, paradise flycatcher, a long-tailed blue, orange and white bird, and the forest hornbills among others. Return to the lodge for lunch, relax and wait for dinner and overnight at the lodge.
After breakfast, you will head for a city tour around Kigali such as the Gisozi Genocide Memorial site, the handicrafts shops, the museum and other fascinating places in Kigali depending on the time of your flight.