About Nyungwe National Park

Nyungwe National Park, is among the Four Rwanda’s national park, thus Volcano National Park, which is famous for gorilla trekking and other hiking adventures, Akagera National Park, the only savannah park, for wildlife game view. The park, was gazette as national park in 2004, as the country had just started to gain its stability, nestled in the southwest of the country, bordering Burundi, roughly 5 hour’s drive from Kigali city.

Nyungwe forest, is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa, Nyungwe is rich in biodiversity and spectacularly beautiful. The mountainous region is teaming with wildlife, including a small population of chimpanzees as well as 12 other species of primate, including the L’Hoest’s monkey endemic to the Albertine Rift. Sightings of troops of other monkeys, including Angolan colobi, Dent’s monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys, olive baboons, Vervet monkeys and diademed monkeys, are virtually guaranteed.

Nyungwe National Park is also a regional biodiversity hotspot, supporting 1,068 recorded plant species, 322 bird species, and 75 known mammal species, in addition to the 13 primate’s species. Nyungwe National Park is covering 1,019 km2 of dense Afromontane forests, bamboo-covered slopes, grasslands and wetlands. The park feeds two of the world’s largest rivers, the Congo and the Nile, and provides 70 % of the country’s freshwater…

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Top Highlights Done in Nyungwe

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Chimpanzee Trekking

A very great and interesting for those who love real forest adventure, walking…Readmore

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Bird Watching Experience

One of the incredible activities to undertake for one who would wish to visit Nyungwe…Readmore

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Canopy Walkways

One of the most famous activities in Nyungwe National Park that every visitor …Readmore

Nyungwe’s Top Activities in Rwanda

Nyungwe is among the Four Rwanda’s national park, thus Volcano National Park, which is famous for gorilla trekking and other hiking adventures, Akagera National Park, the only savannah park, for wildlife game view.

Chimpanzee Trekking

Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe National Park, in the major attraction at Nyungwe National Park, as many tourists visit the park…

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Gisakura Tea Plantation

The Gisakura Tea Plantation visit in Nyungwe National Park, is often done in the morning and afternoon, when the farmers are busy…

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Colobus Monkeys Trekking

Colobus Monkey trekking is among the tourism activities within the Nyungwe National Park which are Chimpanzee trekking, Canopy walk…

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Canopy Walk Experience

Canopy Walk in Nyungwe National Park, is one of the most famous activities in Nyungwe National Park that every visitor to the park…

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Chimpanzee Groups in Nyungwe

There are two Chimpanzee Groups at Nyungwe National Park, which are well habituated and trekked by visitors at Nyungwe forest. The two chimpanzee groups are located in the Uwinka section and Cyamudongo section. The Uwinka group is located near the park reception while the Cyamudongo group is roughly an hour drive away from the park reception, further south of the park. The Cyamudongo group consists of about 40 individuals, which are always feeding around the Cyamudongo area. At certain times, though, visitors…

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Nyungwe’s Top Tours / Safaris in Rwanda

Nyungwe is among the Four Rwanda’s national park, thus Volcano National Park, which is famous for gorilla trekking and other hiking adventures, Akagera National Park, the only savannah park, for wildlife game view.

1 Day Canopy Walkway Experience in Nyungwe

One of our most magical and most liked safaris as it gives a great encounter in the land of the a thousand hills…

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2 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Nyungwe

The safari will give you a great chance to do a canopy walk and chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe National Park…

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3 Days Chimpanzee Trekking & Canopy Walk

One of our most magical and most liked safaris as it gives a great encounter of chimps in the land of the a thousand hills…

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