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Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Multi seater AC van

Detailed Itinerary

Meet your English Speaking Guide and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park via Butare town where will visit the National Museum of Rwanda, providing you with a deeper insight into Rwandan history and culture. Lunch will be en-route in Butare We will then continue to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Nyungwe is the only destination in the world where you can see up to 13 species of primates in a single location, including rare species such as Chimpanzees, the Blue Monkeys, L'Hoest's Monkeys and the Angolan black and white Colobus Monkeys. Nyungwe presents a unique phenomenon in primate tourism due to its huge concentrations of habituated primates whose troops can include 400 to 500 individuals! .As one of the most important ornithological hubs in Rwanda, the park is also home to almost 300 species of birds, making it a bird watcher's paradise! Arrival at the lodge and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure Dinner at the lodge with overnight stay.

Early morning trek to the chimpanzees. Following your trek and depending on available time, we offer you a choice of value-added activities from the following:
· Participate in tea harvesting in the neighboring local communities.
· Visit a tea factory and learn about the production processes of one
the highest quality teas produced in East Africa.
· Visit local artisan groups to learn and participate in this and other local community income-generating projects. This is also an opportunity to purchase locally-made crafts and products.Listen to a presentation on the ecology of Nyungwe Forest National Park and the ongoing conservation efforts, including the managing of the dynamics and coexistence of park/wildlife and local communities.

After breakfast at the hotel .After breakfast, leave for Colobus trek in the Nyungwe Forest, with Nyungwe being the only forest in African where you can get the colobus in big groups, in the evening you may opt for the Canopy walk in the forest which a great unique Experience

After breakfast, depending on your flight time, you will be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight, lunch en-route before arrival in Kigali

Inclusions

• All breakfasts as indicated in the itinerary
Other meals as indicated in the itineary.
• Accommodation as indicated
• All airport transfers
• Services of a professional English speaking guide
• A safari vehicle (4x4) plus fuel
• Mentioned park/entrance fees
• 1 Chimp permit in Nyugwe per person
• Butare/Rwanda National Museum visit
• Colobus trek in Nyugwe
• Canopy Walk
• Drinking water daily while on safari
• All government taxes and levies

Exclusions

International Flights and Airport Taxes
Visa Fees (if applicable)
Medical & Travel Insurance
Incidental tips to hotel/lodge staff
Gratuity to tour driver/guide
All expenses of personal nature
Any entrance fees and guided excursions not included in
the above itinerary
Early Check In & Late Check Out
 Internal & Domestic Flights (priced separately)

Notes

Optionals on request at additional costs.

Hotels/ Lodges from Budget/Mid/Superior ranges.

One & Only Nyungwe House (FB) Luxury Nyungwe Room
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (FB) Mid-range Standard Room
Gisakura Guest House (FB) Budget Standard Room

Trip Highlights

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Departure Period

01 Jan, 2022 to 31 Dec, 2022
AUD 3,883 P P twin share
AUD 4,025 P P single

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