Activities in Nyungwe National Park

Activities in Nyungwe National Park: Nyungwe national park is one of the most rewarding national parks in Rwanda which tourists can visit to have the most memorable Rwanda safari experience.  The primate destination is a home to 13 primate species including; the vervet monkey, Mona monkey, black and white colobus monkey, silver monkey, Dent’s Monkey, chimpanzees among other attractions. Mammal species like the bush bucks, forest elephants among other mammals which can be seen during the different activities in Nyungwe National Park where you will have rewarding experiences during your Rwanda Safaris.

Activities in Nyungwe National Park

CHIMPANZEE TRACKING 

Among the memorable activities in Nyungwe National Park that you can take part in for a rewarding experience during your Rwanda Safari chimpanzee trekking will give you the ultimate safari experience as you get to engage with the primate species in the park. The activity involves you hiking through the forests of Nyungwe national park and cyamudongo forest in order to access the habituated troops of the park.  as early as 6 am you will set off from your hotel to the park in order to participate in the memorable activity, at the reception centre at the park you will present your tracking permits for verification after you will take part in a briefing session of your activity about the rules and regulations to follow in order to have an amazing activity in the park.  after the  briefing set out to the forest to track the playful primates. During the activity, you will have the opportunity to see a number of bird species like Rockefellers’ sunbird, Chapin’s flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, strange weaver, red throated alethe blue turaco, Ross’s turaco and primate species like the vervet monkey, Mona monkey, black and white colobus monkey, silver monkey and Dent’s Monkey which will make the activity quite memorable. S you get closer to the primates, you will hear loud hoots and  of the primates which will be an indicator that you are getting closer to the primates. On reaching the habituated troop, you will have an amazing time understanding their feeding patterns, their co- existence with one another, you will also get to see the primates swinging from one tree branch to another, during the mesmerising activity, you will get to take pictures of t he primates and when the one hour elapses with the primates it will mark the end of your chimpanzee tracking activity in Nyungwe national park.

BIRDING

Birding is one of the most rewarding activities in Nyungwe National Park that you can participate in given the fact that the park is a home to over 300 bird species that can be seen during birding another amazing activity in Nyungwe National Park.  During birding in Nyungwe national park, tourists will have the chance seeing a number of migratory bird species running away from winter conditions from Europe, you will also have the chance to  see bird species endemic to the albertine rift like Rockefellers’ sun bird, Chapin’s flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, strange weaver, red throated alethe blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola among other the bird species among other bird species that will make the activity much more interesting.  Interesting about the activity is the fact that you will also get the opportunity to see primate species swinging like the vervet monkey, Mona monkey, black and white colobus monkey, silver monkey and Dent’s Monkey among from different tree branches that will make the activity memorable.

birding in Nyungwe forest national park

HIKING 

Among the most memorable activities in Nyungwe national park that tourists can take part in for a memorable Rwanda Safari, hiking is another activity that carried out in the park given the different hiking trails that can be seen within the park which will offer rewarding experiences. Given a number of hidden trails within the dense vegetation in the park tourists can hike to see number attractions. Some of the trails that can be hiked include; Bigugu trail where you can see the  bush bucks, olive baboons, chimpanzees, vervet monkey, olive baboon, dent’s monkey, red tailed monkeys, exceptional views lake kivu among other attractions. Karamba birding trail where you will see a number of bird species like long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola, Kamiranzovu trail which will lead you to  the Kamiranzovu swamp which attracts a number of bird species like; African King fisher red faced barbet, sooty falcon, Cabanis; bunting, crested barbet, slate-coloured boubou, Souza’s shrike, striped pipit Denham’s bustard among other attractions in the park and also other hiking trails in the park like Muzimu trail, Ngabwe trail, Umugote trail, igishigishigi trail where you will get to see the canopy walk way where you will get to see a number of primate species in the park, numerous bird species among other attractions for memorable Rwanda safaris.

Activities in Nyungwe National Park
Activities in Nyungwe National Park

Cultural encounters

Another rewarding activity that can be carried out in Nyungwe national park is engaging with the cultural groups in the park cultural encounters are other interesting activities in Nyungwe national park that you can engage in for memorable Rwanda safaris where you will get the chance to visit the two villages Kitabi village and the Banda Cultural village. During the visit to the villages, you will learn more about the culture of the people of Rwanda and the ancient times you will be taught more about the culture of the Rwandans through crafts, cultural dances, practices that were carried out during the olden times like making of jewellery, baskets, table mats, doormats, you will be taught how to make local dishes, you will also be entertained with a number of folk songs,  plays among other rewarding activities.

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