Nyungwe National Park

Nyungwe National Park is the largest montage forest in East and Central Africa. Covering 1000 square kilometers across the majestic hills of the southern province of Rwanda. A uniquely rich centre of floral diversity, the forest has more than 200 different species of trees, over 100 species of orchids and a myriad of other flowering plants including the otherworldly giant lobelia and a host of colourful orchids.

 

Nyungwe is most alluring for its primate: 13 species in all, including humankind’s closest living relative – the chimpanzee as well as the handsome L’Hoest’s monkey and hundred-strong troops of diligent acrobatics Angola Columbus monkeys not forgetting over 278 species of birds. The park has 9 well-maintained trails with lots of floras and fauna and for sure this is a magnificent place to visit

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