Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest National Park
Nyungwe Forest National Park
Nyungwe Forest National Park

This protected forest is the largest and perceived to be the oldest  “montane forest”  on earth that could have been in the Ice age  is found in Rwanda covering an area of about 940 sq.km.  with limited number of forests that equate the beauty of this forest, don’t accept stories from the ones who visited, be there too and develop your own tale.

Nyungwe Forest National Park is a home to many wildlife species mostly with primate’s population over sounding at the park. And some include:

  • The grey-cheeked mangabeys,
  • Big baboons,
  • Colobus monkeys,
  • Chimpanzees, and so many others.


Nyungwe Forest National Park Hiking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

With about 13 hiking trails covering almost 130km of the forest existing, this is a must try to any traveler interested in just having a silent moment in the forest trekking to the top of the rugged terrains of different hills around the montane forest.  For all who believe adventuring is a therapy, try hiking and upon reaching the top, you will know why someone said hard moments build champions.

The Canopy walk or nature walks

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After driving, walking, and doing a lot in noisy city life, try nature walks out of the city and change the kind of sounds you hear from the sound from machines, cars to the birds of different sounds singing, communicating, interacting all making melodious sounds. The freshness o the air around, the fresh green leaves slapping and patting on your body, the beauty of the climate all these just give you reasons to shift and stay inside the forest.

Chimpanzee trekking or monkey trekking

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Want to go and interact with our wild relatives families? Don’t look further Nyungwe Forest National Park is the place to be and best site for trekking these primates. The experience is an explainable. How chimpanzees do their everything is mind blowing. They play show emotions when happy and hungry, leave in communities with leaders just like how your community has a leader and so many more. Book a trip with www.gorillacousinsrwanda.com and make life time moments while in Rwanda.   Though distant enough, its possible to combine it with gorilla tracking at volcanoes national park.


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Being located in the forest makes this park  a paradise of birding to birders and  gives it   a double merit to contain several species of birds in its archives to be easily seen since they are play on tall trees. For many birders, this is a must visit destination for an eased spotting of the dream scarce birds like.  Kamiranzovou and so many other unique species with an estimation of over  300 species of birds located in the park  and  about 27 found in the Albertine rift are endemics all are in the Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Activities in Nyungwe Forest National Park include;

  • Birding
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Nature walks
  • Hiking
  • Photography
  • And so many others.

Book a trip with us via www.gorillacousinsrwanda .com or info@gorillacousinsrwanda.com and let your us arrange your dream safari to the cleanest smallest country according to U.N