Nyungwe Forest National Park

4 great activities, day-trips & excursions whilst you're staying in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Many of the places that we feature in Africa include a full range of activities, but sometimes optional extras are possible – day-trips and excursions which are worth adding into your stay and are best arranged before you go.

Talk to us about anything which interests you before you finalise your trip with us. Meanwhile, a few of the possibilities in Nyungwe Forest National Park are noted below; we hope they help to give you inspiration:

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Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest

Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest

2-3 hours

The Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest opened in 2010 and was one of the first bridges of this kind to cross a forest canopy in the African continent. You'll be amazed by this easy walk into one of Rwanda's beautiful National Parks. Whether you are looking for some relaxation or adventure, this place is a perfect way to discover the beauty of the forest. More about Canopy Walk

Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest

Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest

Half day

Trek to see the chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park More about Chimpanzee Trekking

Colobus Monkey Trekking in Nyungwe Forest

Colobus Monkey Trekking in Nyungwe Forest

Half day starting in the early morning

Search for Colobus Monkeys during a trek in Nyungwe Forest. More about Colobus Monkey Trekking

King’s Palace & Museum Visit

King’s Palace & Museum Visit

Half day, including lunch

If your trip in Rwanda incorporates travelling south from Kigali, a visit to the King’s Palace and Museum gives an interesting insight into Rwanda’s cultural history and monarchy. It's also ideally placed to break up the long journey to Nyungwe Forest. More about King’s Palace

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