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4 Days Rwanda Nyungwe National Park Adventure

Overview

Go on a short holiday to Nyungwe Forest National Park – the largest Montane forest in Central Africa with 13 species of primate. These include Chimpanzee and large groups of Rwenzori Colobus. The Park has over 300 species of bird, orchids, and butterflies. Nyungwe’s biodiversity is astonishing by African standards and is one of the most endemic species-rich areas in the whole of Africa.

Best time to visit: June-Sept / Dec-Feb

Duration

4 days

Map Overview

Places to Visit

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 -Day 1 - Kigali

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

Inclusion

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation

Kigali Serena Lodge/Mille Collines Hotel

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.

Inclusion

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation

Nyungwe House/Emeraude Kivu Resort

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.

Inclusion

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation

Nyungwe House/Emeraude Kivu Resort

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)

Inclusion

Meals: L

Accommodation

None

Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusions

  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Items of a personal nature

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What Are Your Cancellation Terms?

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What If I Have Special Needs or Requirements?

We strive to cater to all requirements, such as providing wheelchair-friendly accommodation or rooms on the first floor if stairs are a challenge. Please communicate with us in advance about your needs.

What Vaccines and Health Requirements Are Needed?

The requirements vary depending on the country and nationality. For the most accurate information, please visit the page specific to your destination and consult the corresponding embassy page for the latest information.

What Are the Road Conditions Like?

Most safari parks have bumpy but manageable roads, with some roads being paved. Generally, guests do not view this as a problem.

Can I Choose Other Accommodation Than What's Specified?

Yes, if you have a special preference, let us know, and we will offer alternatives from our vast network of company-owned and partner accommodations. Booking with us allows you to enjoy discounted rates as we have special agreements with our partners.

Is Electricity Available 24 Hours in the Lodges and Camps?

Most standard camps and lodges are equipped with generators, so electricity is generally available 24 hours. However, some interruptions may occur but are typically not a significant concern for guests.

Will My Mobile/Cellular Phone Work During the Tour?

es, though signal strength may vary in different areas.

What About My Special Diet and Food Preferences?

We cater to all diets, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, among others. Please inform us in advance about your dietary preferences.

What Activities Can My Kids Do While on a Safari?

A safari offers an enriching experience for children, allowing them to observe animals in their natural habitat. Some camps and lodges offer amenities for children, such as playrooms and pools, though these are not universally available. We suggest bringing activities that your children enjoy.

Is Tipping Required?

Tipping is not required but is recommended. The amount varies by country, but you should tip according to what you feel is appropriate.

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