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January 23, 2020

3 Days Nyungwe National Park Visit ( Canopy Walk and Chimpanzee Trekking) In Rwanda

Written By KWITONDA JeanPaul

A tour of Nyungwe National Park, which introduces you to the hanging platform (Canopy Walk),allowing visitors to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest spreads and hike into the rain forest. You are required to have some physical fitness as hike might take long.

Day 1: Kigali

Depart from Kigali; en-route visit some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri’s rock and have a stop at Nyanza King’s Palace. Drive to Nyungwe and spend a night at Gisakura accommodation.

Day 2: Nyungwe Forest

Early breakfast (4:45am); then drive to the chimp trekking point. After trekking, the Canopy Walkway follows. This is 50 meters above the ground level, and 200 meters long. The dizzying platform is above a steep and deep valley across a massive forest. The hanging platform which
allows visitors to view different animal species in Nyungwe forest spreads over hundreds of square meters and will allow visitors to be on an “eye-to-eye level” with different primate species, and many bird species, all of which are fond of inhabiting the upper scales of the forest. Overnight at a
recommended hotel. Aparts from Chimp Trekking, Nyungwe National Park offers other activities like Kamiranzovu trail, bird watching, hiking, and other trails of activities can be confirmed depending on your aspirations and duration of your stay.

Day 3: Lake Kivu in Karongi

After 2 hours enjoying unparalleled Rwandan landscape, either you will check in in your hotel or lodge or begin visiting Karongi.*Visit Ndaba Rock, learn the history behind this rock. Children earn living to narrating the story of this legendary rock.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lake Kivu, Kibuye, Western Province*Have your Lunch at hotels on shores of Lake Kivu while observing the calm sea-like water.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Museum of Environment, Kibuye, Western ProvinceVisit Environmental MuseumDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Lake Kivu, Kibuye, Western Province*Take boat rides visiting Amahoro (peace in English). Amahoro Island has a small restaurant, campsite and you can swim or play volleyball. The next ride will take you to Napoleon Islands. The island features a brigade of fruits bats.After returning to Kibuye, take your car or be driven back to Kigali on very maintained tarmac road till Kigali, the Capital of Rwanda and depart from Rwanda.

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