Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe forest National Park is some time called a mountainous rainforest, located in southern Part of Rwanda and was officially conserved in 2005, and later on the Rwandan Government had to declare it as a National Park, most importantly to the high level of its protection in Rwanda. The National Park is the only leading destination in Rwanda for Primates most importantly the Chimpanzee trekking experience, beside that, there are other 13 species of primates which includes; the Angola colobus and the owl faced monkey. Not forgetting the prominent experience of canopy walkway, the only one of its kind in East Africa. The forest receives more than 2000 mm a year of rain.

Nyungwe forest National Park

Activities done in Nyungwe forest National Park

  • Chimpanzee trekking Nyungwe forest

Nyungwe forest has wide diversity of wild animals, most importantly the 13 primate’s species, thus making Rwanda primarily a primate trekking destination which includes; the Chimpanzees.

  • Bird watching Safari

Nyungwe forest is the best Rwanda birding destination  which can be done both inside forest and along  Butare,  with a record of Over 275 species, most importantly the 25 species which are endemics in Albertine rift mountain which includes; Chapins flycatcher , blue headed sunbird and red-faced woodland.

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