Kamiranzovu Waterfalls in Nyungwe National Park

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Kamiranzovu waterfalls is found in Kamiranzovu swamp which is located in Nyungwe National Park ,Kamiranzovu is the largest wetland in Nyungwe national park.Kamiranzovu is one of the most splendid sites for tourists to explore on their African safaris. This beautiful waterfall is within Nyungwe Forest national park in south west of Rwanda which is famous for the source of the mighty river Nile .Kamiranzovu waterfalls reward travelers equally with an exceptional experience alongside chimpanzees that is breathtaking, interesting and amazing.

 

Kamiranzovu waterfalls has two sections ,the lower part drops at about 50 meters that makes permanent mist down the rocks and the second section forms a pool of water that reflect the greenery vegetation which lies on big rocks with a unique spot for visitors to take incredible photography.

 

Kamiranzovu waterfalls speed depend on the season, during rainy seasons can be intense especially if it is receiving about 2000 mile liters raindrops which occurs within 9 months yearly. This fall is the major water catchment within Nyungwe National park. Adventuring kamiranzovu waterfall can be done at any time of the year, it only takes 4 to 5 hours’ drive approximately from Kigali city center and one & a half walk from Uwinka which is Nyungwe national park visitor’s center.

 

Kamiranzovu waterfalls hiking requires travelers to be physically fit because it is very tiring to hike through the steep slopes with muddy trails, so hikers are advised to be on warm clothes hiking boots, drinking water ,energy giving snacks and walking sticks which you can get from your lodge or visitor center. Visitors are also advised not to pick off flowers, plants that are eye catching. 

 

Nyungwe Forest National Park is one of Rwanda’s most gifted protected area with diverse tourist attractions including over 1068 plant species, chimpanzees, 38 reptiles, black & white colobus monkeys, L’Hoests, Rwenzori monkeys, mona monkeys, grey cheeked mangabeys,blue monkeys, over 300 bird species  for sights and sounds in this park including  Francolinus nobilis, blue Turaco,  Archer’s robin chat , Rwenzori apalis, alehe poliophrys, black & white hornbill, stripe breasted tit parus fasciiventer, red throated Alethe, Grauer’s rush warbler, purple breasted and blue headed, yellow eyed black flycatcher, Rwnzori turaco among many others.

 

Kamiranzovu waterfalls in nyungwe national park