Lots of great updates coming straight to us from our partners in Rwanda and Uganda. Read on for the latest information on this exciting region where chimp trekking, game viewing and gorilla trekking are safari highlights!
Nyungwe Forest Lodge has just opened in Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest. The lodge was built to blend in with the surrounding environment and is situated in a tea plantation on the edge of the forest. All of the luxurious rooms are forest facing and offer a king bed or twins beautifully crafted furnishings and balconies on some rooms. The lodge has an outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi and fitness center.
Additionally, a new canopy walk has been built in Nyungwe and will be open to the public soon. Stay tuned for updates!
The Kyaninga Lodge recently opened near Fort Portal, about a 1 hour drive from Kibale Forest and chimpanzee trekking opportunities. The Lodge is situated on a picturesque plot of land with a large crater lake and surrounded by a natural forest that is home to four troops of Black and White colobus monkey. The lodge offers 8 cozy log cabins with large verandahs.
KLM airlines is introducing a new flight from Amsterdam to Kigali (with a stopover in Entebbe). The service will begin October 31, 2010 and the flight will operate Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays departing Amsterdam Schiphol at 10:15 and
arriving Kigali the same day at 21:25. The return flight from Kigali departs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22:30 arriving Amsterdam at 08:15.
For more information on safaris in Rwanda and Uganda, please contact us for more information.
Photos courtesy Nyungwe Forest Lodge.