Canopy Walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda
The Canopy walk in Rwanda is found in Nyungwe National park Southwest corner of Rwanda. It is a 2.1Km walk, Nyungwe National Park is an untouched natural rain forest that is filled with exciting biodiversity, found at the Uwinka visitors center in the Nyungwe forest.
The canopy walkway was built in 2010 by the Green Heart NGO group supported by U.S.A.I.D. The walkway has a 160 Meter stretch divided into 3 sections. The first is a 45 Meter stretch, followed by the longest at 90 Meters and the shortest at 25 meters. The highest point from the 90 Meter walkway is 70 meters from the ground.
Rwanda Canopy Walk Cost in Nyungwe Forest National Park
The Canopy Walkway Tour costs $60 per person, All participants must be at least six years of age and children must be accompanied by adults, You should bring a raincoat as rain frequently falls in the forest, But if you don’t come with a raincoat you can rent one as well as walking boots and sticks at the Uwinka visitors center in the Nyungwe Forest National Park.
The canopy walk is a guided tour starting from the Uwinka Visitors center, followed by a 30 minutes walk via the igishigishi trail on a steep slope deep into the forest to the starting point of the walkway, The walkway can however also be done via the long trails of Imbaraga or the Umuyove.
Many other primates, birds, and butterflies can be spotted from the top of the Canopy walkway with also great views of the entire forest canopy including Lake Kivu on a clear day for bookings and more details contact Kisoro Tours Uganda
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