The Canopy Walk In Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda

Canopy walk experience takes only 2 hours and this experience beginning with a 200m walk in the forest trail

The Canopy Walk In Nyungwe Forest National Park Rwanda

Canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park is among the fascinating activity which travelers love to visit and see. Rwanda’s Nyungwe forest is so eye-catching with wonderful views such as tea plantations and lush hills.

The Nyungwe forest which is natural has got a gem of primates from monkeys to chimpanzees and will always be seen playing in the trees. You will experience a new kind of dazzling in the rain forest as you are taking the canopy walkway. This is a unique trip in Africa and it so breathes taking as you are sited on 60 meters above the forest floor. Which is in the middle of huge trees and towers, and you will see the flora and fauna above and below of the forest. This is an amazing experience that you should never miss.

Canopy walk in Nyungwe shouldn’t be left out. The Canopy walk begins at 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 3:00 pm, and 7:00 PM. Those who don’t fear height, you can try out this. The walk usually lasts for 2 hours from the Uwinka visitor center to Canopy. The canopy walk bride goes through the huge trees as you a feeling the fresh air of 60 meters above the forest floor.  You will also have an opportunity to watch the fantastic birds which have got nice melodies and make the forest sound magical.

During the Canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park, tourists have a big opportunity to participate in Colobus monkey tracking, chimpanzee trekking, bird lovers can also enjoy bird watching or you can make your way to visit a tea plantation.

The chimpanzee trek is always unpredictable in terms of difficulty, length, and chances to see some chimpanzees, the trek can take you through a slippery but manageable slope when you’re searching for them since they are always moving all around the forest and then see a group of chimpanzees enjoying their lifestyles like moving from tree to tree, females breastfeeding their younger ones and many more.

During the Canopy walk experience, it very important to get a porter who will help you most when you have heavy luggage as well as elderly guests plus those with walking difficulties. If not so, you can trek and see colobus monkeys because it only 2 hours.

After meeting the different groups of these amazing creatures, you will see and enjoy how they climbing trees, some jumping from tree to tree, and others sitting sedately.  There is also one of the great highlights to Most of the tourists that visited Nyungwe forest national park viewing a mother with a snow-white baby.

Canopy walk experience takes only 2 hours and this experience beginning with a 200m walk in the forest trail under the thick canopies which gives you a big opportunity to see the ground level nature and then get to the top level of the forest, this is a great view of different types of monkey such as the black and white Colobus, the blue monkey, the red-tailed monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys plus various bird species. Canopy walk experience in Nyungwe forest national park costs 60USD per person and this money is paid to the reception center. The age limit for a canopy walk in Nyugwe forest is 6 years and the kids who want to participant in this activity must be accompanied by the adults. Canopy walk experience is carried out all year round but we expect rain at any time so you have to come when you’re well prepared by carrying a hiking boot, a rain jacket, energy drinks. A walking stick is available at the reception center free of charge.

You can also visit Rwanda for gorilla trekking which is found in Rwanda and explore more about these shy primates or visit Akagera national park for wildlife safari and get a chance to see various wildlife animals in the park these include the elephants, lions, rhinos, golden cats, buffaloes and many more or take a boat ride along Lake Ihema where you will see crocodiles,  hippos and a lot of bird species.

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