Chimpanzee Trekking In Rwanda 2024 : Are you a traveller interested in chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda 2024? In this article we are going to give you an insight of the activity what to expect during your chimpanzee trekking experience in Rwanda and perfect items that should be packed to ensure you have the most memorable safari experience. Continue reading the article below if you’re interested in organizing the perfect safari in Rwanda.

Where to participate in chimpanzee trekking

You can participate in chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park which will either lead you to Cyamudongo forest or Nyungwe forest which will give you the opportunity to access the habituated chimpanzee troops which will give you the opportunity to spend time with the species as they go about their daily activities in the wild. It should be noted that the activity is quite mobile which will give you the chance to understand more about the species and how they go about their daily activities. You can also participate in chimpanzee trekking in Gishwati mukura national park which is a newly opened national park in Rwanda which will lead you to the species.

Chimpanzee trekking permit in Rwanda

A chimpanzee trekking permit in Rwanda can be obtained from a tour operator who will then obtain a chimpanzee trekking permit in Rwanda on your behalf. After obtaining a gorilla trekking permit in Rwanda you will make your way to the national parks where you will be briefed about the safari experience like the rules and regulations to follow for chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda and the expectations all of these will be briefed to the traveller by a knowledgeable guide after the briefing session, you will then be assigned to a chimpanzee troop and the guide will take you on the hiking expedition to get to the species with a park ranger follows right behind to ensure you have a safe safari experience.

Chimpanzee Trekking Fees.

Rwandan/EAC Citizen 25
Foreign Resident in Rwanda/EAC 75
International Visitor 150

Before participating in the chimpanzee trekking in order to access the park premises, you are supposed to pay the park entry fees which will give you access to the park in order for you to take part in the activity.

ENTRY FEES PER PERSON

Entry fees details        1 day/Night           2 Nights            3 nights
Per person  

USD

 

RWF

 

USD

 

RWF

 

USD

 

RWF

 

Rwandan /EAC Citizen

 

 

10

 

 

10,000

 

 

15

 

 

15,000

 

 

20

 

 

20,000

 

Rwandan/ EAC Resident

 

 

60

   

 

90

   

 

120

 
 

International visitor

 

 

100

   

 

150

   

 

200

 
 

Rwandan/EAC Citizen 6-12

 

 

5

 

 

5,000

 

 

7.5

 

 

75,000

 

 

10

 

 

10,000

Rwandan/EAC resident 6-12  

30

   

45

   

60

 
International visitor 6-12    

50

 

 

 

75

   

100

 

Packing list for chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda

  • Carry a camera in order to take beautiful pictures of the primates on the wild
  • Carry some insect repellent to avoid being bitten by a number of insects that can cause irritation
  • Carry some binoculars because while hiking through the vegetation you will get the chance to watch a number of bird species while in the wild
  • Carry some long sleeved shirts to avoid being pricked by nettled
  • The perfect hiking shoes should also packed to ensure you have the best safari experience hiking through difficult trail.

With this let us make your chimpanzee experience in Rwanda 2024 by drafting the best itinerary for you to participate in the primate safari.

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