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Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge, Rwanda. Nyungwe Forest Lodge is situated in the South West of Rwanda on the outskirts of the renowned primates and ultimate birding destination of Nyungwe National Forest Park.

Experience Africa's best hospitality and creature comforts when you visit Rwanda and stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge. Nyungwe Forest Lodge is un-doubtedly the most luxurious accommodation option in Rwanda. The lodge is of absolute 5 star quality. The rich and mighty come to Nyungwe Forest Lodge and stay for a few nights while they close multi-billion dollar deals here. And why wouldn't they? Nyungwe Forest Lodge offers the ultimate luxury service with great views of Nyungwe Forest and sprawling tea plantations ensuring visitors get the best and most of their relaxing stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

If you are in Rwanda to track the chimps or the colobus monkeys or the rare black Angola Monkeys, you wouldn't wish to stay anywhere as a base for your primate treks in Nyungwe Forest. The lodge has a total of 24 luxury rooms and suites to suit guests' accommodation preferences, styles and budget.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge is situated on the rims of the gigantic Nyungwe Rainforest National Park in the South Western region of Rwanda . Nyungwe Forest is host to an amazingly in number 13 different types of primates that call Nyungwe Forest their home. The primates that are found in Nyungwe Forest National Park include the chimpanzees white colobus monkeys, Angolan black monkeys, Blue monkeys and L'hoest monkeys among others. It is not unusual to have well over 400 primates in a group. Avid birders will appreciate Nyungwe as a dream destination . There is over 300 birds species in Nyungwe Forest. Visitors to Nyungwe can also have excursion on canopy walk through the forest, have natural walks through the forest or hike to the falls in Nyungwe Forest.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge is surrounded by expansive tea plantations on one side and the majestic Nyungwe Forest on the other. Partake in local projects including tea harvesting excursions and visit one of the tea factories in the area to learn first- hand about the tea making processes. There is local projects that make handcrafts for sale to tourists. Your purchases of the artcrafts will go a long way in boosting the locals' incomes and improving their livelihoods.

It is recommended that you arrange transportation with a driver from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest lodge and throughout your stay at the Lodge. Car hire can be arranged with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. They have a number of 4x4 vehicles hire options for both self drive or with drivers. To get the most of your trip and visit to Nyungwe, we recommend that you hire one of the local drivers for the trip.

The driving distance from Kigali to Nyungwe Forest Lodge is 250 km and the driving time is approximately 4 -5 hours when done at sensible speeds, after all you are travelling to Nyungwe for a relaxing few days. No rush.

For time-barred clients, we are able to arrange charter flights from Kigali International Airport to Nyungwe Forest Lodge depending on availability and prevailing weather conditions. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details and charter flights rates.

Daily Rwand air flights from Kigali to Kamembe are available and can be booked through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gaining entry to Nyungwe National Park is subject to the purchase of chimp or colobus monkey permits. The chimp permits can be secured and should be secured prior to arrival at the lodge. There is only 16 chimp permits available on each day. Early bookings are thus advised. email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Nyungwe Forest lodge was intentionally built to seamlessly blend in with the environs of Nyungwe Forest National Park and Nyungwe Forest. The lodge is located amidst a tea plantation on the borders of Nyungwe rain forest proudly and famously home to 13 primate species including Chimps and White Colobus Monkeys

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Boma area for outdoor wining and dining.
  • Two treatment rooms and a Jacuzzi pool
  • Gift shop
  • Fitness centre with all modern workout equipment.
  • Conference facilities catering for up to 18 pax
  • Relaxing lounge and bar
  • Restaurant with private room and secluded terrace for additional privacy.
  • Wheelchair friendly main lodge building.
  • Daily laundry service
  • Wireless internet access in main lodge building

Room / Suite arrangements.

  • All rooms and suites are forest facing
  • 15 x King bed luxury rooms EACH sleeping 2PAX
  • 7 x Twin bed luxury rooms EACH sleeping 2PAX
  • 2 x King bed suites -Both INTER-connect with a 2nd twin bed luxury room

Rooms / Suites Amenities.

  • Fire place
  • Air conditioning
  • Private mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Electronic safe
  • Electric adaptors
  • Private deck
  • En-suite bathroom with indoor shower
  • Flat LCD screen and digital satellite channels
  • Wireless Internet access

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Activities.

The following activities can be arranged while you are staying at Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

The minimum age for trekking Chimpanzees is 15 years. There is however a number of activities that children can get involved in while visiting the lodge other than Chimpanzee trekking

  • Black monkey trekking
  • White Colobus monkey tracking.
  • Grey Mangabey tracking
  • Blue Monkey tracking
  • Golden Monkey trekking
  • Swamp walk
  • Waterfall walk
  • Various guided Walking trails of different abilities
  • Bird watching
  • Guided local area walk.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Accommodation Rates

Validity

Up to - 31 Dec 2014

Luxury Room

$245

Two Bedroom Suite

$300

Presidential Suite

$320

Rates are:

    • quoted, invoiced and payable in US Dollars
    • quoted per adult sharing per night and half price for children (please refer to our child policy below)
    • subject to US $25 supplement for rooms/suites occupied by one adult (not applicable when sharing with a child)
    • inclusive of breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee, water and 18% Vat
    • subject to change without prior notice

We recommend a minimum stay of two nights throughout the year

To make an accommodation booking at Nyungwe Forest Lodge , to book your chimp permits or 4x4 private car hire(self drive or with driver) and for any further enquiries, please contact us;

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