An early morning breakfast is followed by a drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. On the way visit Nyanza King’s Palace, and the National Museum of Butare. Lunch en-route. Arrive at Nyungwe Forest Lodge in the evening. Overnight at the Nyungwe Forest Lodge.
On the morning of day 3, we enter the lush rainforest in the search of the chimpanzee. Around 300 bird species, 24 of which are regional endemics and over 100 varieties of orchids and butterflies can be seen in this beautiful forest. In the afternoon we have the opportunity to explore the area. In the afternoon you have the opportunity to relax at the lodge or go birding in the area.
After breakfast the following day, return to the Nyungwe forest to track the black and white colobus monkeys. Along the way have the chance to see thirteen species of primates including chimpanzee, Rwenzori colobus and l’Hoest’s monkey. The colobus live in large groups, including a four hundred-strong semi-habituated group thought to be the largest troop of arboreal primates in Africa. In the afternoon you have the opportunity to relax at the lodge or go birding in the area. Overnights at Nyungwe Forest Lodge. All meals included.