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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
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.
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.
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary
• 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
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)
Optionals on request at additional costs.
Hotels/ Lodges from Budget/Mid/Superior ranges.
Nyungwe Forest National Park
One & Only Nyungwe House (Full Board Basis, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Luxury - Nyungwe Room
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel (Full Board Basis, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Mid-range - Standard Room
Gisakura Guest House (Full Board Basis, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Budget - Standard Room
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All quotes are subject to availability and change due to airfare increases, hotel rate increases, currency exchange fluctuations and any other unforeseen circumstances all without prior notice.
Please check and re-confirm all services on this itinerary with GGTS prior to final booking,
Itinerary and journey times are close approximations and are subject to change without prior notice.
Light Aircraft Flights:
-Baggage allowance is normally restricted between 15kg to 30 kg (depending on country, aviation supplier and seat class chosen) per passenger, inclusive of hand luggage in soft bags. Excess baggage will be charged at prevailing rates and only carried subject to space availability.
-Timings in remote areas such as national parks may vary from day to day. It is very important that your clients ask their tour guide or lodge manager to reconfirm flights 24 hours before departure. This reconfirmation process will give the departure and arrival details for the flight(s) the following day and will save unnecessary waiting time and discomfort. Charter companies reserves the right to change departure times or carrier when so required for operational, weather or safety reasons.
-Passenger weights limits apply for light aircraft flights and additional seats may be required if exceeding the weight limit. However, please let us know in advance if this is likely to apply so we can do whatever is possible to minimize the likelihood of this becoming an issue.