5 Days Nyungwe Safari & and Kivu lake adventure
This 5 Days Nyungwe Forest National Park Safari will give you a great opportunity to visit one of the highly visited national park in Rwanda, as you visit and explore the beautiful attractions of Nyungwe Forest National Park, and its surrounding attractions such as tea plantations and Lake Kivu. This will be a wonderful moment as you tour around the country side, meeting the local people as well, not forgetting a visit to the southern museum in the province.
Day 1: Transfer to Nyungwe National park +/- 6 hours
Early morning, you meet our tour guide for a short briefing and head to Nyungwe National Park through southern province , in midway, they are 2 stop-over’s for King palace museum and Ethnographic museum and later drive to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay , Nyungwe Top View Hotel or Mantis Kivu Marina Bay hotel (luxuries hotel).
Day 2: Transfer to Cyamudongo.
Early morning enjoy your packaged breakfast , you will leave your hotel to experience the natural forest of Nyungwe well known for having 13 species of primates, and transferred to the park for briefing and chimpanzee trekking. You will be entitled to one hour on finding the chimpanzees. After doing the chimpanzee trek, head for lunch before canopy walk. This 70 meters suspended metallic bridge will give you a great overview of Nyungwe forest and on a luck day spot one or two more primates in the forest as you take a walk on this bridge and later return in the afternoon for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (midrange lodge) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (Standard lodge). Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Day 3: Colobus Monkey Trek & Tea Plantation Visit.
After your morning breakfast, you will head to the park for briefing before you head to search for the colobus monkeys, and on finding them, you will be allowed to take as many pictures as you wish. Return for lunch and after lunch, head for the tea plantation visit, to visit the Gisakura tea gardens, learn on how tea if plated to harvesting time and processing. You will take great photos and later drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (mid range lodge) or Emeraude Kivu Resort (Standard lodge). Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Day 4: Transfer to Gisenyi
After a relaxed morning breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Kivu, to catch up with the beautiful sun rise over the Lake Kivu after just getting done with your morning breakfast. You will take a boat ride to explore the beautiful attractions within this great lake. You have a nature walk at one of the islands within this lake which is known for harboring thousands of the bats. This lake is also known as a birding paradise as it host a number of bird species like the comrand, pied king fishers, weaver birds, heron to mention but a few. After enjoying boat trip, we will transfer to Gisenyi through Congo Nile Trail for a night stay. Kivu Serena Hotel or Paradise Hotel.
Day 5: Back to Kigali
Morning after breakfast, there is a look around Gisenyi town, visit borders between Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, then drive back to Kigali, stop-over in Musanze town for lunch and leg stretching, then proceed to Kigali for airport drop off or hotel stay.
End of the 5 Days Nyungwe Forest National Park Safari.
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- 1 Chimpanzee permit, per person
- 1 Colobus Monkey permit, per person
- En-route lunches
- Boat ride on Lake Kivu
- Park entrance fee
- Canopy walk
- Museum visit
- Tea Plantation visit
- Services of English speaking driver/guide
- 1 liter bottle of mineral water per day per person during safari
The 5 Days Nyungwe Forest National Park Safari package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigars.