Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest National park

chimpanzee tracking in nyungwe forest national park


Nyungwe forest national park covers approximately 1600 to 2000 square kilometers, it is the largest mountain forest protected area in Africa harboring chimpanzee tracking as the most approved tourist activity carried out in Rwanda in the cyamudongo forest area. Devine African Safaris offers Rwanda's tours 


Nyungwe Forest national park is estimated to be having about 500 chimpanzees, two large chimpanzee groups being habituated for tracking in Nyungwe forest national park and the second group is at Cyamudongo forest area located in the eastern area of Nyungwe forest national park.


Nyungwe forest national park chimpanzee groups under habituation with the largest number contain about 60 chimpanzees and the other group in the Cyamudongo has a small number of about 30 chimpanzees, nyungwe forest national park offers the most triumphant distinguished experiences though sometimes it is very hard to see chimpanzees because the forest has rugged terrains.


Nyungwe forest national park’s chimpanzee tracking starts in three major reception centers that are to say Uwinka the main center, Kitabi, and Gisakura where all tourists meet park ranger guides. Tourists are anticipated to be ready at any of those centers by 4:30 am so that by 5:00 am they are being driven to the starting trek point.


Nyungwe forest national park only allows the tourist to only spend one hour with these chimpanzees while getting close to nature, learning how chimpanzees go about their lives, discovering the behaviors which make chimpanzees 99% original DNA of humans according to research.