On this safari visit Nyungwe forest, one of the oldest montane rainforests in Africa, Nyungwe has a wide range of biodiversity and offers scenic views. The mountainous region is teeming with a variety of wildlife species including over 400 chimpanzee individuals as well as 12 other species of primate-like the L’Hoest’s monkey endemic to the Albertine Rift, olive baboons, colobus monkeys among others. Primate tracking is a key adventure here and tops most visitors’ lists, but it’s worth lingering a little longer to relax and take in the primal atmosphere of the exciting dense rainforest. The park is blessed with a variety of flora species counting to about 1068 species of plant, also presents a better bird watching experience with over 322 bird species like the endangered Red-collared Babbler and other 29 other Albertine Rift Endemic specie and 120 Butterflies species. There are 75 recorded mammal species in Nyungwe like the mongoose, serval cat, congo clawless otter, and leopard among others. Enjoy a picturesque moment include nature walking up to the Isumo waterfall and along the Canopy Walk of the suspension bridge. Sights of the tea plantations on the edges of the park habituated troop of Ruwenzori colobus monkeys as well as the elusive forest fringe birds. Visit Lake Kivu, which is part of the great east African rift valley in the west of Rwanda and surrounded by fascinating mountains and covering a surface area of 2,700 km2. It is Rwanda’s largest lake. This safari takes you to Nyungwe forest national park and the magnificent lake Kivu, the safari is available throughout the year and starts on any day.
4 days Nyungwe forest national park and Lake Kivu Safari Highlights;
- Transfer from Kigali to Nyungwe forest national park
- Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park
- Transfer to Lake Kivu and boat cruise
- Transfer back to Kigali