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Nyungwe National Park

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NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK RWANDA

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Nyungwe Forest National Park is located to the south west of Rwanda bordering Burundi to the South and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the West. This great montane forest is within the watershed between the River Nile basin to the east and River Congo basin to the west.  It actually forms one of the remote sources of River Nile. Established in the year 2004, Nyungwe Forest National Park stretches to cover a geographical spread of 970km2 comprising of well conserved rain forest, grassland, bamboo, bogs and swamps. The closest town to Nyungwe Forest National Park is Cyangungu which is 54km to the west of the park.  Mount Bigugu marks the highest point in the park rising to 2950m above sea level.

Rwanda Safari Attractions in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Birds in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Nyungwe Forest National Park is a declared Important Bird Area by the Bird life International with a range of 275 bird species thriving in it. Being one of the largest montane forests in the

Chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Chimpanzees also known as Chimps together with the Bonobos are the two species of Pan Genus and along with the Gorillas, they form the only species of Great Apes that currently exist on the

Other Primate Species in Nyungwe Forest National Park


Besides Chimpanzees, there are other twelve (12) species of Primates in Nyungwe Forest National Park. These include; the largest troop of Angolan Colobus (Black and White Colobus)

Other Wildlife in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Nyungwe Forest National Park also feature a range of other animals including; Serval Cat, golden cat, leopard, side-stripped jackal, African Civet, Marsh and slender Mongoose.

Flora in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Nyungwe Forest stands as the largest montane forest in the region of East Africa with more than 200 tree species along with 140 Orchid species of which eight (8) are endemic. Nyungwe Forest

Colobus Monkeys in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda


With the largest troop of Black and White colobus monkey on the continent of Africa, Nyungwe Forest National Park presents an ideal encounter with these beautiful primate species.

Rwanda Safari Activities in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda


Chimpanzees are listed among the thirteen (13) species of primate thriving in Nyungwe National Park. A section of these have been habituated for human interaction which provides for the

Colobus Monkey tracking in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda


With the largest troop of Black and White colobus monkey on the continent of Africa, Nyungwe Forest National Park presents an ideal encounter with these beautiful primate species.

Canopy walk in Nyungwe National Park Rwanda


Nyungwe Canopy walk recorded to be the first of its stature in East Africa and the third on the continent of Africa presents the very best active opportunity through which the lush canopy

Rwanda Safari Accommodation in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Luxury Lodges in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Nyungwe Forest Lodge stands as a top notch luxury lodge surrounded by Gisakura tea estate at the border of Nyungwe Forest National Park. It is the best lodge so far offering an ideal base for

Midrange Lodges in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Nyungwe Top View Hotel is a midrange lodge located the top of the hills on the margin of Nyungwe Forest National Park. Accommodation at Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel is presented

Budget Lodges in Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda


Gisakura Guest House is a budget lodge located at 2km from the Rwanda Safari destination of Nyungwe National Park. It is near the tea estate of Gisakura along the Cyangungu road.

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