This 5 days trip in Nyungwe forest national park is an epic opportunity to encounter one of Rwanda’s most treasured forests and home to world’s endangered primates – the chimpanzees and an adventure along the canopy walk gives visitors an aerial view of Nyungwe forest with its numerous resident primates, mammals, bird life and abundant lush flora.



Day 1 Arrival in Kigali

Arrive at Kigali Airport, meet and greet with our professional driver guide who will transfer you to your pre-booked hotel in Kigali city. If it is an early arrival, you can be taken for a short city tour in Kigali. During this tour, visit Gisozi Genocide memorial museum, Art & craft shops, Fruits and food market, among others. Transfer to the lodge for overnight and dinner.
Luxury: Kigali Serena Hotel
Midrange: Hotel chez Lando
Budget: Murugo hostel

Day 2 Transfer to Nyungwe national park & Nature walk

After breakfast, proceed on a scenic journey to Nyungwe forest National Park and enjoy the country side of South-western Rwanda. Have lunch at the lodge, and continue to the Park for a late afternoon nature / forest walk. Nyungwe national park is a famous home of primates in Rwanda, and currently home to over 13 different species of primates, including the endangered chimpanzees, baboons, black and white Colubus monkeys, and other numerous primates. Retire from this activity and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel
Budget: Gisakura Guest House

Day 3 Chimpanzee trekking and Canopy walk in the afternoon

Have an early breakfast at the lodge; proceed to the park headquarters for a pre-trek briefing. You will penetrate the forest to engage in the exciting chimpanzee trekking experience as well as other primate species like the Columbus monkeys, baboons, red tailed monkeys, and numerous forest birds, among others. Return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation.
In the afternoon, embark on an adventurous canopy walk that allows you to view abundant bird life that dwell within this national park.
Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel
Budget: Gisakura Guest House

Day 4 Forest walk- visit the Kamiranzovu waterfalls

Breakfast, with your packed lunch move for a full day forest guided walk with in Nyungwe Forest National Park. On this long walk, you will visit the Kamiranzovu waterfalls where you can enjoy your picnic lunch. This walk as well exposes you to lots of bird species and other primates like monkeys, baboons among others. Return back to your lodge dinner and overnight.
Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel
Budget: Gisakura Guest House

Day 5 Return to Kigali.

Morning breakfast and transfer to Kigali via Butare / Huye city for an exclusive cultural encounter. View the Inyambo cattle, King’s palace, the national museum of Rwanda, numerous cultural artifacts, and others. En route lunch will be served here & then transfer to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.
End of the trip


  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)


  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
August 25, 2018

I had a wonderful time during the trip. The guide was informative, friendly and attentive to our entire group! I definitely plan to be a returning customer and recommend this to my friends and family!

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