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Entry costs to enter Nyungwe Forest National park in Rwanda

Activities In Nyungwe National Park

Entry costs to enter Nyungwe Forest National park in Rwanda

How much does it cost to enter Nyungwe Forest National park?The entrance costs forNyungwe Forest national park vary depending on the activity you want to participate in within the park or the category of your generating regions or the country of origin. Travelers might be Rwandan residents, foreign residents, foreign non-residents or you’re from East African Community. All these categories of visitors are charged differently. And thus the entrance fees for Nyungwe National park is charged depending on that about criteria

Below we describe the different costs charged by different categories of a traveler entering Nyungwe Forest National Park for various tourism activities

Chimpanzee trekking permit costs;

Chimpanzee trekking permit costs;this the cost charged or paid by travelers to access Nyungwe Forest National park for chimpanzee trekking mainly the two groups that have been habituated. And the costs/charges /fees for this activity are as follows;

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $ 90 while foreign residents are charged 60 United States dollars.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 5000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 10 United States dollars.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $60 while East African community students pay 5 United States dollars
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $30 while Rwandan students pay 2,500 Rwandan francs.

Charges for other primate tracking activities within the park   

Nyungwe forest national park other than, Chimpanzees shelters other more than 12 primate species which include Colobus monkeys, Angolan back monkeys, and others. These also are loved by travelers who like to trek and encounter them on their safaris in Nyungwe National park. Below is the list of charges to tourists accessing Nyungwe National park for other primate activities.

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $ 60 while foreign residents are charged 40 United States dollars.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 5,000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 10 United States dollars each person.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $40 while East African community students pay 3 United States dollars
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $20 while Rwandan students pay 1,500 Rwandan francs.

The cost of forest guided walks in Nyungwe Forest National park

The cost of forest guided walks in Nyungwe Forest National park; forest guided nature walks in Nyungwe Forest National park is one of the most popular interesting activities that tourists engage in. Here tourists with the guidance of the ranger guide walk around the gazetted trails in the forests as they see different plant and animal as well as bird species that live in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Forest Nature guided walks are charged different a different charge like any other activity in the park while entry in the park. The guided nature walks in the park are charged as follows depending still on the category of visitors.

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $ 40 per person while foreign residents are charged 30 United States dollars per person.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 3,000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 5 United States dollars each person.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $30 while East African community students pay 3 United States dollars per student
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $20 while Rwandan students pay 1,500 Rwandan francs.

Nyungwe National park bird watching fees

Bird watching in NyungweForest national park involves visitors walking splendidly in the park/forest while viewing different species of birds. Nyungwe Forest National park harbors over 300 bird species which attracts several travelers to the activity of bird watching. Further, the bird watching activity is charged variedly as other park activities. The charges for bird watching park entry fees include the following;

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $ 50 per person while foreign residents are charged 40 United States dollars per person.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 5,000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 10 United States dollars each person.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $40 while East African community students pay 5 United States dollars per student
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $20 while Rwandan students pay 2,000 Rwandan francs.

The fees for Nyungwe national park Canopy walk

Forest canopy walks in Nyungwe Forest national park involves tourists walking on a well-built ridge hanged on a rope up in the tress. This is an interesting activity as travelers can overlook the scenic views of the tree canopies which they can’t see while on forest walks. With canopy walks tourists can move over 1000 meters above the ground in the air. Travelers for canopy walks will pay the following park entrance fees/costs;

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $ 60 per person while foreign residents are charged 50 United States dollars per person.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 5,000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 10 United States dollars each person.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $50 while East African community students pay 5 United States dollars per student
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $25 while Rwandan students pay 5,000 Rwandan francs.

Nyungwe Forest national park Waterfall tours and hike fees 

Nyungwe Forest National park Waterfall tours and hike fees; this is an adventurous activity that travelers cannot miss while visiting Nyungwe National park. The 3-4 hour activity commences at Gisakura with tourists viewing magnificent waterfalls. The costs for this activity include the following;

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $ 50 per person while foreign residents are charged 40 United States dollars per person.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 5,000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 10 United States dollars each person.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $40 while East African community students pay 5 United States dollars per student
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $20 while Rwandan students pay 2,000 Rwandan francs.

The Nile Congo trail guided trail fees /costs

These fees for tourists entering Nyungwe Forest National park for this activity are listed below;

  • Non-foreign residents in Rwanda pay $100 per person while foreign residents are charged 70 United States dollars per person.
  • Residents of Rwanda pay 10,000 Rwandan francs while all residents from the East African Community (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Burundi, and D.R. Congo) pay 20 United States dollars each person.
  • East African Community foreign residents are charged $70 while East African community students pay 10 United States dollars per student
  • Foreign resident Students in Rwanda pay $35 while Rwandan students pay 5,000 Rwandan francs.

Nyungwe forest National park camping fees

Camping in Nyungwe forested National park is possible for travelers who would like to amalgamate with nature and enjoy the atmosphere and the quietness in the wild. The charges are as follows;

  • Carrying your tent you will be charged $30 per night per person
  • While hiring a tent or entering the park without a tent you will be charged $40per night per person.

The commercial filming fees in Nyugwe Forest National park

The commercial filming fees in Nyugwe Forest National park; travelers who deal in filming and sale of African wildlife in tropics to other countries of the world are as well welcome To Nyungwe  Forest National park to participate in such activity. However, this activity will as well be charged differently like any other activity in the park in the following ways;

  • Commercial filing fees for chimpanzees will cost you $1000 per group per day
  • Commercial filing fees for any other park activity will cost you $600 per group per day

Key points to note;

  • Only persons above sixteen years are allowed to trek chimpanzees or any other primate
  • The fees above are not paid by children less 7 years of age
  • Graduate students pay normal fees ie they are not included in the student’s categories identified.
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