Commonly known for chimpanzee trekking, Nyungwe Forest National Park is composed of rare attractive nature wonders. The different tree species in the park are so attractive and easily viewed as on tries to penetrate the thick rainforests or while tracking the chimpanzees. Though les visited as compared to other tourism sites like Volcanoes National Park, the park has continuously improved in terms of nature due to introduction of new interesting activities. Today as you read this, Nyungwe receives 150 visitors on average per week a number which indicates an improvement if compared to the past.
One of the most selling tourism activities at the Park is Chimpanzee tracking. Its estimated that this wonderful park is a home to over 200 these great apes and this is the reason why trekking lovers are fond of it. It’s rare to go to Nyungwe and fail to meet a group of chimpanzee trackers searching for the man’s closest mammal.
Apart from chimpanzee tracking, there are other thrilling activities which a visitor can enjoy like;- nature walks, bird watching, forest hiking, wildlife viewing and cultural tours. With Rwanda less known when it comes to game drives, Nyungwe is the only place where one can have a chance to view over 75 mammal species on a game drive. Also those interested in cultural safaris are not left out on a trip to the park. This is because there are villages surrounding the park with people from different cultural settings and a walk through these villages enables one to meet and share some ideas with the local people.
Visit the park this year and stand a chance of enjoying some of the hard to find tourism activities full of amazing surprises.