Nyungwe National Park

Nyungwe Forest , Rwanda

Nyungwe National Park

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Nyungwe National Park lies in southwest Rwanda, partly abutting the Burundi border. It’s a vast area of mountain rainforest, home to many species of chimpanzees, plus owl-faced and colobus monkeys. The Canopy Walkway, part of the Igishigishigi Trail, is a high suspension bridge with views over the valley and surrounding forests. A trail runs to the Kamiranzovu Marsh, with its birdlife, orchids and waterfall.


Volcanoes National Park is a national park in northwestern Rwanda. It covers 160 km² of rainforest and encompasses five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains, namely Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo. This park nests the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys which are quite popular.

 Trip details

Day 1 [Arrival to Rwanda]

13:00 – Arrival at the airport with Meet & Greet assistance. A warm welcome by your driver guide at the check-out point. Head to your Kigali hotel with your private vehicle.

14:00 – Swift Check-in at your Kigali hotel. Your driver guide will brief you about your trip more exquisitely.

Enjoy lunch and relax a bit from your hotel.

19:00 – A delicious dinner from a decent restaurant will be on your schedule. Whether you prefer to dine from your hotel or outside, you will agree on this with your guide (Company representative)

Overnight at your Kigali hotel.

Day 2 [Transfer to Ruhango – Community experience]

 08:30 – Pickup from your Kigali hotel by your driver guide.

09:00 – Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about the agonizing story of Rwanda and embrace the current beauty of the country.

Lunch in Kigali and drive to the Southern part of the country.

15:00 – Start the Azizi homestay experience. This includes an evening around the fire with stories and dances.

Overnight at an artisan home.

 Day 3 [Transfer to Nyungwe National Park]

 08:00 – Breakfast with Azizi family.

09:00 – Depart from Ruhango.

10:00 – Visit the Nyanza King’s Palace.

12:00 – Lunch in Butare.

15:00 – Birding experience in Nyungwe National Park.

18:00 – Check-in your Nyungwe hotel overnight.

 Day 4 [Nature walk & Community visit]

 08:00 – Start the briefing for the waterfall hike. Proceed with the activity.

13:00 – Visit the Nkombo community village.

Overnight at your hotel.

 Day 5 [Primates Tracking & Transfer to Karongi]

 08:00 – Breakfast at the hotel.

09:00 – Take a briefing for the colobus monkeys trek. Proceed with the activity.

13:00 – Freshen up and lunch from your hotel. Check-out and head out to Karongi.

17:00 – Check-in at your Kibuye hotel.

18:00 – Take part in a traditional fishing night excursion.

Overnight at your Kibuye hotel.

 Day 6 [Boat transfer from Kibuye to Gisenyi]

08:00 – Breakfast followed by an insightful boat ride to Gisenyi. Stop on the way for a crop to cup coffee tour and lunch.

15:00 – Drive to Musanze.

17:00 – Check-in at your Kinigi hotel and overnight.

 Day 7 [Primates Trekking] 

06:00 – Breakfast at the hotel.

07:00 – Start the briefing for your golden monkeys trekking and proceed with the activity.

13:00 – Transfer to your hotel to freshen up and lunch.

15:00 – Visit the Ellen DeGeneres campus.


 Day 8 [Gorilla Trekking]

 06:00 – Breakfast at the hotel.

07:00 – Start the briefing for your gorilla trekking and proceed with the activity.

13:00 – Transfer to your hotel to freshen up and lunch.

15:00 – Drive to Kigali.

Farewell dinner with our partner from her residence.

Overnight at your Kigali hotel.

Day 9 [Departure]

11:00 – Check-out from your Kigali hotel.

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.



What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • BBQ Night
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel Rent
  • Lunch
  • Meals
  • Outing Ticket
  • Transport

What's Excluded

  • Additional Services
  • Concert Ticket
  • Flights
  • Newspaper


  • Hiking

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