Chimpanzee trekking experience at Nyungwe National Park, is very great and interesting for those who love real forest adventure, walking up and down the trails to search for the chimpanzee. You will keep enjoying the nature walk in the forest, as you hike the trails in Nyungwe forest in search of these primates. You will have ranger guides with you, who try to spot and look out for the chimpanzees as they know there where bout, but still, get to know that you’re in nature, anything can happen. The chimpanzees move free, and can move far from where they were last spotted.
Hiking trails in Nyungwe forest as you search for the chimpanzee is an amazing part of the chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park, as you move up and down hills, in search of the chimpanzees. One needs to be in good shape and fit for these chimpanzees. You need to be physically fit, to be able to trek in pace with other clients or manage to trek around, as it involves a lot of movement.
Walking stick is often provided by the park rangers which may help you to easily maneuver around the forest as you enjoy the chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park. Do not try to ignore the walking stick, just pick one, and you will see how helpful they are in the forest to support you during the hike. You will as well involve in looking up and down, as you try to figure out if the chimps are hidden in the tree canopy, or try to spot the feeding. The entire experience is tiresome, however, very adventurous.
You will need to put on good walking shoes to facilitate your movement around the forest. Carry a sweater, and a bag to protect you and your equipment in case of any downpour. Also as you trek the chimpanzees in Nyungwe, you may encounter other primates in Nyungwe forest, as the park has over 12 primates.
You may have to wake up very early as 4.30 am to drive to the chimpanzee trekking point. For example for the Cyamudongo group which is far away. On finding the chimpanzees, you enjoy an incredible moment with them, for an hour, later, walk back and drive to your hotel, with great trekking experience.